Swiggy’s sixth Annual StatEATstics Report revealed food trends such as most ordered food dish, snack, and desert from more than 500 Indian cities.
Swiggy, a popular food delivery app, shared the top food trends for 2021. The sixth annual StatEATstics report by Swiggy revealed food trends such as the most-ordered food, snack, and dessert of the year in over 500 Indian cities. The list was compiled from millions of orders Swiggy received through their various initiatives, including Instamart and Swiggy Genie.
Indians love to end their meals with a sweet treat. Swiggy’s StatEATstics found that the most ordered deserts of the year were popular desi sweets such as Gulab Jamun or Rasmalai.
Gulab Jamun was Swiggy’s most requested dessert
Swiggy, a popular app for food delivery, shared data about the top Indian food items, snacks and desserts this year. This was based on the number of orders it received. According to the StatEATstics report from Swiggy, desi sweet Gulab Jamun was most requested dessert with a total of 2.1 million orders. Rasmalai was second with 1.27 Million orders. These numbers show that Indians are turning to these desserts to satisfy their sweet tooth desires.
Foodies ordered 115-plate Biryanis every minute this year, while Samosa was the most popular snack, with 5 million Swiggy orders. This is equal to New Zealand’s population. Indians have ordered more Samosas than they can eat in a year. This is enough to make eleven Spanish Tomatina festivals.
With 2.1 million orders, Pav Bhaji came in second place. Indians have opted to live healthier lives after a pandemic. In 2021, Swiggy saw a double-digit increase in healthy food searches. Swiggy HealthHub saw a 200 percent increase in orders for restaurants that cater to health-conscious groups. The most health-conscious cities in India were Hyderabad, Mumbai and Bengaluru.
Swiggy’s grocery service, Instamart delivered more than 28 million boxes of fruits and veggies in 2021. Tomatoes, bananas and onions were the top five most popular fruits and vegetables delivered.