Food, every Indian is a foodie in its way. Every Indian loves a sort of taste and crave for the same where ever we go. But, what makes Indian cuisine unique is the recipes. The ingredients that normally are not used in many parts of the world.
The method to use the staples and spices in the food. But, there are few things that most of us don’t know about the food of INDIA.
1. Black Rice, known as the forbidden rice are one of the famous dish in Manipur it is known as Amubi in Manipuri.
2. According to Indian Food Theory there are six different tastes: Salty, Bitter, Sour, Sweet, Spicey and Astringent.
3. According to a report of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, India is the lowest non-veg consumer in the world
4. India is rightly called the Land of Spices. You know what, as much as 70% of world’s spices is produced in INDIA.
6. A Dosa garnished with gold is served in INDIA.
7. Do you know it was Persian ruler who brought Saffron to INDIAN Land. Additionally, there is a big contribution of Arab and Roman people to our food preparation habits.
8. Ingredients of Indian cuisine like potato, tomato and chilli were brought to India by the Portuguese.
9. Chicken Tikka Masala is not Indian. It was invented in Glasgow, Scotland!
10. In 1810, London’s first Indian restaurant, the Hindoostane Coffee House, the owner was a Bengali immigrant.
11. It is sad that we don’t know much about the food ethics and habit of Indus Valley Civilization because the text couldn’t be deciphered.
12. We all like chutney, be it sweet or spicy, the best side fill of India food to enhance the food. Do you know there exist a British brand of Chutney named Major Grey’s Mango chutney. It is still sold in Pune.
13. Do you know black pepper is known as the king of all spices. It was introduced to India by the sailors who sailed back from the Rome to India.
14. According to India Mythical, Epic times the Food is divided into three forms: Saatvic (fresh vegetables and juice), Raajsic (oily and spicy food) and Taamsic (Meat and liquor).