Veg food in demand: Ahmedabad tops list, 62 pc online orders are for veg dishes

Veg food in demand: Ahmedabad tops list, 62 pc online orders are for veg dishes

New Delhi, A considerable surge has been observed in the number of people ordering in vegetarian food, according to the analysis report of food delivery platform Swiggy. Compared to last year's 43 per cent, 62 per cent of the orders across the country were vegetarian, with Ahmedabad topping the list for most veg dishes. On the other hand, Bengaluru ordered the most chicken dishes followed by Hyderabad. Swiggy's third annual order analysis report- StatEATistics 2018 stated that more and more people in India are taking conscious efforts towards mindful eating. This includes ordering-in planned, healthy and single-serve meals along with embracing eco-friendly packaging options. The report reveals that Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai are the top three cities when it comes to ordering the healthiest food online. Juices like watermelon, mosambi, pineapple and orange are preferred choices for healthy items across India; roasted chicken and Fruit salad are often ordered in cities like Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai and Pune. "Not surprisingly, on weekdays, Indians watched their calorie intake by ordering more healthy food compared to weekends. Fruit juices were consumed five times more than aerated drinks," stated Swiggy's report. Also, Bangalore and Hyderabad along with Kolkata were the best planners when it comes to their meals. The cities ordered their meals up to 36 hours in advance using Swiggy Scheduled. Top pre-ordered dishes across the country included Chicken Biryani, Masala Dosa, and Paneer Butter Masala. South Indian meals and mini-meals are some of the top items that Indians eat regularly and hence are planning in advance.


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