The Best Fried Foods Around the World

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Few cooking techniques can transform ingredients as magically as frying. Fried food is half the reason most of us go to state fairs (let’s be honest — no one goes for livestock contests) and people have waited in line for hours in the U.S. (and even gotten into fistfights) for sublime fried chicken sandwiches. From falafel to karintō, here are 18 of the best fried dishes from around the world.

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Churros

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The exact origins of the churro are debated, but many consider this centuries-old fried dessert to be a Spanish invention. Both creamy and crunchy, churros are tubes of dough (flour, water, salt) that are deep fried and topped with sugar. In Spain, churros are almost always made by pushing dough through a spiral-shaped funnel before frying, putting a unique spin on the churro’s French-fry-esque shape.

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Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: Gimme some dim sum

What are the two (largely dry) Oriental snack foods that have taken off in India in the last decade or so? The first one, as you probably guessed, is the sushi roll, now served everywhere in an Indian avatar as a way of spitting in the face of the Japanese who think they know what sushi is.

But it is the second one that surprises me more: dim sum. You now get dim sum everywhere: at mall restaurants, at snack bars, at upmarket grocery stores and at take-away places. Here too, the genius of Indian chefs is at play. Chinese people would slash their wrists if they tried some of India’s most popular dim sum.

There are two parts to the dim sum boom. The first is dumplings that are described as dim sum. And the second is the now ubiquitous momo.

You could argue, probably with some historical justification,

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