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10.07.2016

The costs of groceries in India

Chicken, for 1 kg:

  • Chicken in Kerala 3,3 USD = 225 INR
  • Chicken Skewers 4,4 USD = 299 INR
  • Marinated chicken 3,3 USD = 225 INR
  • Chicken legs 2,9 USD = 200 INR
  • Semis, chicken in the marinade and spices 7,4 - 8,8 USD = 500 - 600 INR
Food in India
chiken

Fish and meat

  • Meat kofta 2,9 USD = 199 INR
  • steak masala, masala Stroganoff 4,4 USD = 299 INR
  • Fish tikka 10,3 - 14 USD = 700 - 950 INR
  • Canned sardines 17,6 - 20,6 USD = 1 200 - 1 400 INR for 1300gr.

Oil

  • Mustard oil 2,6 USD = 176 INR per liter
  • Coconut oil 1,9 - 7,4 USD = 130 - 500 INR per liter depending on the type and manufacturer.
  • Ghee 1,3 USD = 90 INR per 200 ml.

Milk and dairy

  • Danone Yogurt 0,88 USD = 60 INR for 0.5l
  • Yogurt 0,29 - 0,37 USD = 20 - 25 INR per 200g.
  • Kerd (skim milk) 0,34 USD = 23 INR for 500ml.
  • Cottage cheese 2,1 USD = 140 INR per 500g.
  • Milk 0,26 - 0,32 USD = 18 - 22 INR per 500ml.
  • Cheese 17,6 - 54,4 USD = 1 200 - 3 700 INR per kg.
  • Paneer Cheese 4,2 USD = 285 INR
  • Mozzarella Cheese 3,9 USD = 262 INR of 390 gr.
  • Butter 6,6 USD = 450 INR per kg.
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Coconut oil
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Low-fat milk
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Coconut oil
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paneer cheese
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Hard cheeses

Nuts

  • We should also mention the cashew nuts which are grown locally in the South of India.     That is why the price for it is one of the lowest in the world, from 550 0 USD = INR per kg.
  • Pistachio 20,6 USD = 1 400 INR per kg.
  • Almonds 14,3 USD = 975 INR per kg.
Food in India
Nuts
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Dried fruits and berries

Dried fruits

  • Dried pineapples chopped 11,8 USD = 800 INR
  • Dried Cranberry 14,7 USD = 1000 INR
  • Dried strawberries 14,7 USD = 1000 INR
  • Dried red cherry 14 USD = 950 INR
  • Dried Prunes 10,3 USD = 700 INR
  • Dried golden raisins 3,5 USD = 240 INR
  • The Afghan raisins 7,4 USD = 500 INR
  • Dried Papaya 8,8 USD = 600 INR
  • Dried apricots 10 USD = 680 INR

Prices of spices and seasonings in India

  • Turmeric 2,4 USD = 165 INR per kg.
  • Not powdered Turmeric 0,22 - 0,51 USD = 15 - 35 INR per 100g.
  • Masala 3,2 USD = 219 INR kg.
  • Chile Masala 4,2 USD = 285 INR per kg.
  • Kashmiri chili powder 2,6 USD = 175 INR per kg.
  • Coriander 2,6 USD = 175 INR kg
  • Black pepper, ground 16,2 USD = 1 100 INR per kg.
  • Dried Chile 2,7 USD = 182 INR per kg.
  • Dried Anise 29,4 USD = 2 000 INR kg.
Spices in India
Spices
Spices in India
Spices
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Sauces

Sauces

  • Gobi muttor 2,2 USD = 150 INR kg.
  • Kalhapuri 3,3 USD = 225 INR kg.
  • Dal Fry 2,2 USD = 150 INR kg.
  • Korma 2,2 USD = 150 INR kg.
  • Kadai Mushroom 2,9 USD = 200 INR kg.
  • Mutter Paneer 3,7 USD = 250 INR

Ready meal, cost per 1 kg.

  • Rice bryani with chicken 3,7 USD = 250 INR
  • Rice bryani Mouton 5,9 USD = 399 INR
  • Cutting chicken sausages 2,1 USD = 145 INR per 150g.
  • Ayurvedic food paste Chyawanprash 4,1 USD = 280 INR kg.
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Ayurvedic nutritional paste

Vegetables, price for 1 kg

  • Watermelon 0,24 USD = 16 INR
  • Onions 0,29 - 0,44 USD = 20 - 30 INR
  • Tomatoes, cucumbers 0,29 USD = 20 INR kg.
  • Ginger root 1,1 USD = 75 INR
  • Garlic 2,7 USD = 185 INR
  • Carrots 0,88 USD = 60 INR kg.
  • Cabbage 0,37 USD = 25 INR kg.
  • Peppers 1 - 1,3 USD = 70 - 90 INR

Prices for fruits in India

  • Bananas 0,28 - 0,74 USD = 19 - 50 INR depending on the variety and quality
  • Pineapple 0,37 - 0,51 USD = 25 - 35 INR per kg.
  • Pashion fruit 2,9 USD = 200 INR kg.
  • Coconut 0,15 - 0,29 USD = 10 - 20 INR per Unit.
  • Lemon 1,3 USD = 86 INR
  • Gooseberry 0,96 USD = 65 INR
  • Dates 1,8 - 44,1 USD = 120 - 3000 INR per kg. Such a large price range is due to the incredible diversity of varieties from around the world.
  • Grapes 0,74 - 1,47 USD = 50 - 100 INR per kg.
  • Guava red 0,88 USD = 60 INR kg.
  • Chick 0,87 USD = 59 INR kg.
Food in India
Bananas
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Coconut
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Red guava

Cereals

  • Pasta 3,7 USD = 250 INR per 500g
  • Sugar 0,88 USD = 60 INR per 2kg.
  • Lentils 1,9 USD = 130 INR per kg.
  • Huge selection of rice 0,37 - 2,21 USD = 25 - 150 INR per kg.
Food in India
A wide range of rice
Food in India
Tea

Tea and coffee

  • Green tea bags 2,1 USD = 140 INR per 25 packages
  • For a half a kilo of green tea good quality 1,5 - 1,8 USD = 100 - 120 INR
  • Premium and high quality tea from 4,4 USD = 300 INR kg. and up to 44,1 USD = 3 000 INR kg.
  • Instant coffee Nescafe 3,6 USD = 245 INR per 100g.

Baking and Sweets

  • Pizzas, sandwiches 0,44 - 0,74 USD = 30 - 50 INR
  • White bread 1 039,5 USD = 70 700 INR t.
  • Fresh tortillas 0,32 USD = 22 INR for 4 pcs. medium size.
  • Hindu goodies 0,10 - 0,44 USD = 7 - 30 INR per 1 pc.
  • Gulab-Jamuna (balls of powdered milk in syrup) 0,21 USD = 14 INR per Unit.
  • Rasgulla (cottage cheese and sugar balls) 0,22 USD = 15 INR per Unit.
  • Cakes, buns from 0,15 - 0,88 USD = 10 - 60 INR per pc.
  • Sweets on weight 5,1 USD = 350 INR kg.
  • Biscuits per pack of 75gr 0,22 - 0,44 USD = 15 - 30. INR
  • Jams 14,7 - 27,9 USD = 1000 - 1 900 INR per kg.
  • Nutella 3,7 USD = 250 INR per 350 grams.
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Pizzas and sandwiches
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Varions goodies
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Various jams
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Cake and muffin
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Sweets

Drinks

  • Coca-Cola 1,1 USD = 75 INR per 1.75l., аnd 0,66 USD = 45 INR per 1.25l.
  • Juices 1,5 - 2,2 USD = 100 - 150 INR per liter

How much is alcohol in India

  • A bottle of beer 0.6l, 0,74 - 1,18 USD = 50 - 80 INR
  • Strong drinks in Kerala 4,4 - 17,6 USD = 300 - 1200 INR

It should be noted that in Kerala the sale of alcohol is severely limited, and you can buy alcohol drinks only in specialized shops or licensed bars.

Alcohol in India
Sale of alcohol in Kerala

Markets

Interesnoy feature of markets in India are price - they are about the same as in the major supermarkets. For example, North India, Rishikesh: Paneer Cheese and Yogurt 2,9 - 4,4 USD = 200 - 300 INR per kg. - delicious!

Food in India
Market in Cochin
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Paneer Cheese and Yogurt

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