What’s your favourite food?? Do you know which food was the most ordered one on Swiggy for year 2021?? Well, it’s quite an easy guess. Maintaining it’s first position Chicken biryani continues to be the most ordered food for 2021, just like it was in the year 2020. This data was released by Swiggy. Chicken biryani still remains the heart throb of all the foodies of India. Swiggy released it’s sixth StatEATstics report recently. Chicken biryani had topped the charts for last six years in a row. Swiggy, a food delivery app, further informed about the surge in the orders of chicken biryani. Further, the detailed report reveals that Indians ordered 115 biryanis per minute or “2 (1.91) biryanis per second” in 2021 in comparison to 90 biryanis per minute in the year 2020.
You might be thinking about the vegetable biryani, so let us tell you that it lagged in this race, and was ordered 4.3 times less than the chicken biryani. Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Lucknow are the cities from where the maximum orders of chicken biryani were received.
More astounding facts were unveiled by Swiggy’s report. Chicken biryani remained the favourite delicacy not only for its old fans, but even for the first time or new users of this food delivery app. It became the “most common first dish ordered” backed by 4.25 lakh new users.
Swiggy disclosed this on Twitter, additionally mentioning that 60 million orders were placed for chicken biryani this year.
But the trend was found to be different in case of Mumbai. Although, it is quite a difficult guess, but adding to your surprise, it was Dal Khichadi. Dal Khichadi gave competition to Chicken Biryani in Mumbai and won the battle here. People of Jaipur ate of Dal Fry the most. Whereas, Delhites made Dal Makhani, the most ordered one. Bangalore people gave most of their love to Masala Dosa.
This report tells us about the deviation which has been observed this year. Indians are now more inclined towards healthy food as per 2021’s trend. The orders for healthy food recorded an increase by 200% this year. Orders for healthy foods doubled in 2021. You might be surprised to know, that the orders for keto foods were raised by 23%, further, the vegan and plant-based food orders escalated by almost 83%.
This report ranked Bangalore as the most health-conscious city, followed by, Hyderabad and Mumbai.
The most loved snack of 2021? What it can be? None other than samosa. May be because, samosa is not just a snack but an emotion to us as Indians. So, it became the most winged snack of 2021. Samosa with green chutney is a peerless combination. This is nothing to be surprised of that, samosa was ordered for 5 million times in 2021, leaving chicken wings behind, that was ordered around 6 times less. Pav Bhaji became the second most-liked snack as per the report.
How can a meal complete without a toothsome dessert especially for Indians! Swiggy’s report also divulged that the mouth-watering Gulab Jamun became the most favourite dessert this year. Leaving all the flamboyant and glamorous desserts like brownie or ice cream behind Gulab Jamun became the hero in 2021. The total of 2.1 million orders were placed for it this year. Rasamalai held the second position, with 1.27 million orders.