Indian cuisine is one of the most popular cuisines in the world. Not only popular among Indian diaspora, but also among the population of North America and Europe. In 2003, the UK recorded more than 10,000 restaurants that provide cuisine of India. Surveys conducted in 2007 reveals 1200 Indian types of food products imported by the United States since 2000. According to data from the United Kingdom Food Standards Agency, Indian food industry in the United Kingdom worth £ 3.2 billion. This value is equivalent to two-thirds of the total money spent eating out Briton. Every week, Indian restaurant in Britain serve about 2.5 million inhabitants.
Besides in Europe and North America, Indian cuisine popular in Southeast Asia that is India’s sphere of influence. Indian cuisine has long been influenced cuisine of Malaysia, and is very popular in Singapore. Cuisine neighboring countries affected India Indian cuisine is a style of Vietnamese cuisine, Indonesian cuisine, and Thai cuisine. The spread of vegetarian food in Asia is also due to Indian Buddhism. Indian cuisine is also very popular in the Arab world because it tastes like and has long effect on Arab cuisine.
Popularity of curry in the countries of Asia led to curry made vice-Asian cuisine. Internationally, the popularity of curry can be equated with the pizza.