A man is known by the company he keeps and also the food he eats! Our favorite celebrities then range from exotic to regular to complicated, from the kind of foods they prefer best.
Stylishpie.com brings to you the 20 favorite dishes that Bollywood celebrities like best.
North Indian food with all its spices and aroma has to be one of the best cuisines in India. And Sallu Bhai is in an eternal love affair with biryani. And not just any biryani, but the homemade biryani of his mom Salma. Besides, he also loves kebabs and modak.
Everyone knows how Sonam Kapoor absolutely adores chocolates, but she has herself confessed to Pav Bhaji being her favorite food. Although a Punjabi, she loves Bengali cuisine like Shorshe Ilish and Cholar Daal.
One actress who loves the food of her culture is Bipasha Basu. Belonging to the rice belt of India and having grown up on proper homemade Bengali food, Bipasha loves it and her guilty pleasure lies in rice.
Always under the pressure to look good, celebs have to forego a lot of their favorite fatty foods. But Katrina Kaif openly admits her love for dessert. Her favorite are ice cream and cinnamon rolls.
A favorite Indian savory snack is the piping hot samosa – and incidentally, it is ‘Krrish’ star Hrithik Roshan’s preferred food item as well. The actor apparently can eat around a dozen easily in one sitting!
‘Exotic’ singer Piggy Chops does not have an ounce of extra flab – and you would think she eats like a bird to maintain that figure. But she too is a self-confessed foodie and gorges on Punjabi food like the traditional makki di roti and sarson da saag. And when she is craving international carbs, it is the good ol’ lasagna for her.
Shahid Kapoor loves eating and is a good cook himself. Too bad he is a vegetarian, but he digs Chinese cuisine, and also likes Italian. And when the rainy season comes around, the actor always goes for a plate of samosas or bhajiya and a cup of hot sweet tea.
Having been brought up in South India, this ‘Cocktail’ star loves her idli and seafood. The actress’ food taste is eclectic – from the desi sev puri to Mediterranean cuisine.
With the almost stick-thin figure that she has, Anushka Sharma hardly looks like an avid lover of the all-time favorite butter chicken. But love she does the meat dish – and especially when her mum cooks it.
Kareena Kapoor has been the cynosure of many critics for her drastic weight loss for ‘Tashan’. But her figure belies her love for heavy Italian cuisine – especially pasta and pizza. Usually surviving on salads and juice, the actress digs in her home-made pasta with gorgonzola cheese once in a while.
The King Khan has the world at his feet, but instead of any international cuisine, the actor loves the popular grilled chicken. Crispy and juicy, this chicken dish adorns SRK’s lunch everyday.
For an actor who worked as a chef in Thailand, it is not hard to pin down Akshay Kumar’s favorite food. Hot, spicy and exotic to the Indian palate, the Khiladi loves nothing more than a perfectly cooked dish of Thai Green Curry.
Developed and perfected by the royal chefs of the Mughal Empire centuries ago, Mughlai cuisine still reigns supreme in the hearts of foodies today. And Aamir Khan, for one, loves it. From biryani badshahi to shahi rogan josh – this actor loves them all.
Big B is an Allahabad man through and through – and favors a serving of bhindi sabzi and moong ki daal above other dishes. In fact, these are dishes that Bachchan senior prefers in his shoots.
Harking back to the days when the kings went out hunting in the wild and feasted on their kill right there in the wilderness, Jungli Mutton Curry is a favorite red meat preparation. And Ranbir Kapoor loves the dish – especially when prepared by his granny.
The bulky Arbaaz Khan loves mutton paaya – a popular South Indian preparation of the red meat. In fact, he insists on it for almost every meal. Now, that’s what we call a foodie!
Marathi actress Madhuri Dixit’s love for fish is no secret. In fact, the actress has her own special recipe for one of her favorite fish dishes – creamed fish. Easy to make and tasty to eat, you can get the recipe online.
Abhishek Bachchan’s favorite food is the ubiquitous rajma chawal. Spicy rajma curry on some hot steamed rice is a common dish in North India – from the home kitchen to the fancy restaurant.
For a well-built Punjabi like Sunny Deol, you would believe he gorges on lots of chicken and dairy products. However, the actor prefers the simple things in life. His favorites include methi ka parantha and lauki sabzi.
Sanjay Dutt enjoys a good platter of chicken tikka. However, we doubt he can get his favorite food in his jail cell. The actor has even been denied his request for homemade food.