Most Hindus practice a strict diet. Meat, fish, poultry and eggs are forbidden. Some may eat meat but if they do, for the most, part, they stay away from beef. Strict practitioners stay away from garlic, onions, mushrooms, alcohol, tea and coffee (no caffeine).
Food plays an important role in worship and the food offered to God is thought to bestow considerable religious merit, purifying body, mind and spirit. Most Hindus incorporate their religious beliefs and good with each meal. Here are a few Hindu dishes that you should try.