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    Food2 Food2 Presentation Transcript

    • Indias cuisine is as regional and diverse as the land and its people.
    • RICE : India s staple crop and diet Indian Basmati rice is enjoyed all over the world.
    • WHEAT: The basic food in north India
    • TEA: India is the largest producer and exporter oftea in the world. Chai is the Indian word for tea. Indians drink a lot of tea!
    • SUGAR CANE: Is an important crop in North India
    • MANGO: The National Fruit of India Fresh mangos are eaten both raw and ripe. They are also used in cooking. pickles, relishes and desserts.
    • Traditional Indian food is eaten with your hands. It is served on… Banana leaves Thaliandkatoris …a steel plate with bowls that hold a variety of food. Many courses are eaten together, to mix flavors.
    • What do most Indians eat everyday?RICE chaawal pulaoBREAD roti naan poori paratha
    • LENTILS daalVEGETABLES subzi
    • YOGURT dahi raitalassi
    • MEAT / FISH / CHICKEN Tandoor -clay oven fired with wood or coalTandoori
    • Dessert mithaikheer kulfi
    • North Indian Snackssamosa pakora bhel poori South Indian Snacks dosa murku idli
    • At a roadside market inIndia a typical merchant isselling fresh fruit, vegetablesand grains from a simplecart.He stocks no preserved orpackaged foods, but providesonly fresh, wholesome farewhich he gets that same dayfrom farmers tending fieldsnearby.
    • What did Raja see on his way to school? A Fresh Vegetable Bazaar Did You Know?…Most Indians are vegetarian.Do you remember why?Think of what Raja and Baviks’a families ate and why…
    • A Roadside café DhaabaWhere might you stop for asnack when you travel?What might you eat?What do you think Indian travelerseat? Do you remember seeing a Charpaai in the village where Bavika lives? What did they say A charpaai about the furniture in those serves as a bench Village homes?
    • Common Indian words used in English curry chutney chai
    • karhaai and karchhi tawaa angithi
    • Spices have played an important part in Indian cuisine for over three thousand years and are the reason why Indian food is enjoyed throughout the world.