Biryani is king: Indians ordered 127 biryanis per minute in 2022, says Swiggy data

Data released by Swiggy showed that biryani continued to set new records and was the most-ordered item in India. Nearly 127 biryanis were ordered per minute on Swiggy—this is nearly 2.28 biryanis per second.

By Amrutha Kosuru  Published on  15 Dec 2022 11:15 AM GMT
Biryani is king: Indians ordered 127 biryanis per minute in 2022, says Swiggy data

Hyderabad: 2022 was a back-to-normal year, and this year saw old and new trends in food, grocery, and errands delivery emerge.

Data released by Swiggy showed that biryani continued to set new records and was the most-ordered item in India. Nearly 127 biryanis were ordered per minute on Swiggy—this is nearly 2.28 biryanis per second.

As per a Swiggy study, the second-most ordered dish was masala dos, followed by samosas.

New Flavour profiles saw an uptake with orders of sushi, Mexican bowls, Korean spicy ramen, and Italian pasta growing.

Late Night cravings were extinguished with popcorn as 22 lakh orders for popcorn were placed.

The data also showed that many stuck to their all-time favourite gulab jamun which was the top dessert that was ordered 27 lakh times. Sweet dreams were also made of Rasmalai with 16 lakh orders and choco lava cake with over 10 lakh orders.

India's taste buds also explored foreign flavours with Ravioli (Italian) and Bibimbap (Korean) emerging as popular choices.

Swiggy One savings

Also, 85% of Swiggy One users used more than one service from Swiggy. Members saved the most with free deliveries. Members across India enjoyed free deliveries worth tens of crores

The Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore, emerged as the top city that saved the most with Swiggy One. Making the most of the benefits, members from Bangalore saved over Rs. 100 crores followed closely by those in Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Delhi.

Healthy choices on Instamart

The clean eaters chose to shop on Instamart with over 50 lakh kilograms of organic fruits and vegetables being sold on the platform. The healthiest eaters came from Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Pune. Exotic fruits such as dragon fruit, pomelo, berries, and wood apples found love too with over 17 lakh kilograms of exotic fruit being sold.

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