In China, the world’s most expensive food is chicken tikka masala. The price comes to about $70 per kg (3.5 pounds).
When it comes to the most expensive food in India, chicken lassis come in at the high end (Rs 2,200 per kg), and pork tikka comes in at Rs 600 (2.3 pounds). Chicken is the second most expensive food in India, after turian.
This comes despite the fact that chicken is relatively cheap in most parts of the world. The US government provides an annual farm subsidy to chicken farmers, to make it the cheapest meat in the US.
Why do Indians eat most of their food on the go?
There’s a great deal of debate among foodies over the relative healthiness, cost-effectiveness, and environmental impact of various diets.
Some argue for a diet of only meat and vegetables, because you get a lot of protein, vitamins and minerals from this.
Others say to go with a leaner, more plant-based diet. That way, meat and dairy are left out, and you end up with protein from grains, fruits, nuts and seeds.
In the past, both these diets have become popular, but for different reasons.
The first way is from the Hindu religious community, who live on rice and cereals. They also eat lots of vegetables.
But by the middle of the eighties, people started experimenting with vegetarian diets. Vegetarians used to get around 20% to 30% of their calories from plant foods, while meat-eaters got about 40% of their calories from meat.
So even though vegetarian diets have become popular, there isn’t a great deal of research showing whether or not they are healthier for you.
The other approach, which is common in many parts of the world, is the so-called “Keto” diet (ketogenic diet). This is a low-carbohydrate, high-fat, low-protein diet.
A ketogenic diet is also less expensive than a whole-foods diet in India, and is the recommended diet for athletes.
Is the UK more expensive than India?
I’m not a chart-maker, but I can tell you that the UK has some of the highest food prices in the world.
For instance, British beef comes to the equivalent of nearly £2 per kg ($4.4 million), while