Indian Cuisine encompasses 5000+ years of tradition. It differs across India's diverse regions depending upon variation in local culture, geography and economics. Varied seasons and religions also impacts on diversity of cuisine too. It is being influenced by several external factors like British, Mughals, Portuguese, Spanish, French, etc.
Dal (lentils) and Chawl (Rice Grain) is most common and staple food (meal) across the nation which, another way shows the national integrity.