Generally, foreigners have various misconceptions about India and its people. Let's have a look at some of the common misconceptions and know the truth behind them. Indian cuisines are spicy- well, this is one of the most popular myths about Indian culinary. India is the land of different cultures. The food also differs in terms of its preparations and of course all food is not spicy. India is a scorching hot country- Not every part of India is that hot. You will get different temperatures at different geographical areas. India is home to the world's second coldest habitable place i.e Dras.