Food. It is the most honest love of every person. It is something we can talk about for hours and not get tired. It is something we love to give to anyone. Indian cuisine is one of the most special ones. The taste, the ingredients, the procedures are all so amazing and thoughtful. But how much do we know about its history?
Here are some fun facts about Indian food and cuisine.
6. The Nawab of Awadh was facing a shortage of food in his region so he ordered a meal to be cooked for all the poor in huge handis, covered with a lid and sealed with dough. This would help cook a lot of food with minimum resources. This was how the ‘Dum’ Biryani was invented.
7. Indian food is classified into 3 types.
a. Sattvic food leads you to higher states of consciousness.
b. Rajasic food is the foundation of activity and motion.
c. Taamsic food brings out negative feelings
9. India is home to Bhut Jolokia, one of the hottest chillies in the world. Also called “ghost chilli”, it is grown in North East states and is more than 400 times hotter than Tabasco sauce.