Taiwan President Loves Indian Food; Always Orders Channa Masala & Naan

by Sanjana Shenoy
Taiwan President Loves Indian Food; Always Orders Channa Masala & Naan

We might like to occasionally dive into a hot bowl of ramen or alfredo pasta. But we surely know one thing, nothing can match or even come close to our desi khaana. In fact, during this lockdown, our good ol’ Gulab Jamun took the west by storm. Celebrities like Masterchef Australia contestant Simon Toohey and American actress, Chrissy Teigen asked their fans on Twitter for Gulab Jamun recipes. The Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison even prepared Samosas and showed off his cooking skills. Now the latest to join the bandwagon is Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen. She tweeted about her ardent love for Channa Masala, Naan and aromatic Chai. Read on to know more. 

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen Loves India’s Channa Masala & Naan

On October 15, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen expressed her love for Indian food on Twitter. She tweeted in her messaged that Taiwan is indeed lucky to house many Indian restaurants and Taiwanese people love Indian food. President Ing-wen revealed her own personal favourite dishes and beverages that take her back to her travels in India. She tweeted that she always goes for Channa Masala and Naan when devouring Indian food. 

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Her tweet reads” #Taiwan is lucky to be home to many Indian restaurants, & Taiwanese people love them. I always go for chana masala and naan, while #chai always takes me back to my travels in #India, and memories of a vibrant, diverse & colourful country. What are your favourite Indian dishes?” President Tsai Ing-wen tweeted a picture of a traditional Indian thaali with a cup of chai accompanying her caption. 

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She then posed a question to all her 1.3 million followers asking them to share their favourite Indian dishes. Twitter witnessed a field day where Indian foodies shared pictures and information about their favourite desi khaana. This is not the first time Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen expressed her love for India. Earlier this week she shared few pictures from her trip to Taj Mahal. She thanked the people of India for following her on Twitter. 

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President Tsai Ing-wen tweeted earlier “Namaste to our friends from India,” she wrote. “Your warm regards remind me of fond memories from time spent in your incredible country, your architectural marvels, vibrant culture & kind people are truly unforgettable. I miss my time there dearly.”

Well, we have to chuckle at this as we know that our channa masala, naan and chai truly have no match in the west. It’s comfort food and truly fit for the kings. Now can we have a plate of this already? Apart from Channa Masala, here are a wide variety of North Indian dishes which you must try.