India’s love for ‘Extra’: UberEats Reveals ‘Extra Sauce’ Demand Tops the Chart

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Oreo Shake, the ultimate millennial craving topped beverage charts across Mangalore.
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Uber Eats, which is now available across more than 500+ cities globally, recently released the India chapter of The Eats Cravings Report 2019, a snapshot of India’s favorite cravings and the most popular binge worthy dishes.


Conducted between the period of January to May 2019, Uber Eats’ order analysis reveals that ‘Extra Sauce’ topped the charts as the most popular food delivery request, followed by ‘Spicy’ and ‘Extra Onions’.


While Indians are big dippers, the western cities of Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Surat ordered the highest number of ‘Jain’ dishes. In the Southern cities of Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam, ‘Onions’ were a popular craving!


India’s Top 10 food requests:


Extra Sauce


Extra Onions

Jain Meal

Less Spicy

Extra Mayo

Extra Cheese

No Onion, no Garlic

Extra Raita

Extra Onions and Lemon



The Most Popular Delivery Requests by State




Jain Meal

Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Surat

Extra Sauce

Amritsar, Bhopal, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Kochi, Indore, Pune, Delhi, Chennai, Dehradun, Udaipur, Thrissur, Bhubaneshwar, Amritsar, Mangalore, Kanpur, Ludhiana, Vadodara, Mysore, Tiruchirapalli, Coimbatore, Lucknow, Thiruvananthapuram, Nashik, Madurai, Nagpur, Jaipur, Puducherry, Guwahati

No onion, no garlic


Extra Onions

Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Visakhapatnam


Aurangabad, Surat


The Summer Beverage Binge: Interestingly, Mumbai clocked in the highest number of orders for Lassi. The order analysis revealed that Jaipur ditched its traditional tangy summer drink of Jal Jeera for a chilled cup of Cold Coffee, while Pune opted for a good old cup of Chai/hot tea! Chennai kept it healthy with a refreshing glass of watermelon juice. Oreo Shake, the ultimate millennial craving topped beverage charts across Mangalore.


Desserts, yes please: The in-depth findings also provide insight into some of the most widely received requests for sugar cravings across cities. Indians ordered Gulab Jamun to satiate their sweet tooth, followed by ice cream and Ras Malai. Take a look at the top 5 city-wise dessert cravings of India:



Top dessert cravings of India


Gulab Jamun


Pineapple Ice cream


Ras Malai


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India’s top most food cravings report:


  • Among chocolate lovers, Indians binged onChocolate milkshake the most with close competition from Hot Chocolate Sundaes and Death By Chocolate Pastries
  • India’s two-minute fix:Bengalureans ordered the most maggis to satiate their midnight cravings, followed by Ahmedabad and Jaipur
  • Hello Summer, Hello Icecreams: Uber Eats’ analysis revealed that every city has its own personal favorite flavor - Bengalureans stay true to their roots with the highest number of Tender Coconut ice-cream, while Mumbaikars beat the heat with Strawberry ice-cream. Belgian chocolate satiated palates for Delhiites, while Mango was the most popular flavor in Pune
  • Great Indian Snack:Chaat was the most popular craving in Pune, followed by Jaipur
  • Chicken biryani topped India’s late-night cravings from 11:00 PM - 1:00 PM, followed by Chicken Fried Rice and Mutton Biryani



Popular Cravings


Chicken Biryani

Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata


Pune, Jaipur

Classic Maggi

Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Chennai and Pune

Ice Cream


Cold Coffee





So now we know that Indians love their Biryani extra spicy, their Pizza extra saucy and cheesy, piping hot dosas with a mouthful of flavorful chutney, chicken starters with a big dip of mayonnaise, burgers without a bite of tomatoes, pav bhaji strictly without any onions or garlic and well, coffee with no sugar! No matter what your cravings are, Uber Eats will deliver your order the way you want it.

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