Biryani continues to rule India’s taste buds as the dish sets new records in 2022.
Swiggy on Thursday said biryani was the most ordered dish on Swiggy for the seventh year in a row in 2022. Around 137 biryanis were ordered every minute on Swiggy during the year– that’s 2.28 biryanis per second.
The classic and comforting masala dosa was the second most ordered dish on Swiggy.
When it came to snacks, the reliable samosa took the pole position as more than 40 lakh of these were ordered in 2022.
As for late night cravings, popcorn came to the rescue as 22 lakh orders of popcorn were placed on the food tech app during the year- a majority of which were post 10pm.
Swiggy also notes a change in the flavour profiles of Indian foodies and records an uptake in orders of sushi, Mexican bowls, Korean spicy ramen and Italian pasta.
The favourite gulab jamun was the top dessert ordered at 27 lakh times. Rasmalai with 16 lakh orders and choco lava cake with over 10 lakh orders followed.
Bengaluru emerged as the top city that saved the most with Swiggy One- Swiggy’s membership product. Making the most of the benefits, members in Bengaluru saved over Rs 100 crore followed closely by those in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Delhi.
More than 35 lakh customers of Swiggy came forward to tip delivery partners this year to the tune of Rs 53 crore. 100% of these tips go to our delivery executives, Swiggy notes.
Swiggy’s analysis is from transactions from January- November 2022 across India.