India's 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 of
tea in the world. Chai is the Indian word for tea.
Indians drink a lot
...
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, rel...
Traditional Indian food is eaten with your hands.
It is served on…
Banana leaves	

…a steel plate with bowls that hold a v...
What do most Indians eat everyday?
RICE
chaawal pulao
BREAD	

roti naan paratha poori
LENTILS
VEGETABLES
daal
subzi
YOGURT
dahi
raita
lassi
MEAT / FISH / CHICKEN
Tandoori
Tandoor
-clay oven
fired with
wood or coal
mithai
Dessert
kheer kulfi
North Indian Snacks
South Indian Snacks
samosa	

pakora bhel poori
dosa idlimurku
At a roadside market in
India a typical merchant is
selling fresh fruit, vegetables
and grains from a simple
cart.
He stoc...
A Fresh Vegetable Bazaar
Did You Know?
…Most Indians are
vegetarian.
What did Raja see on his way to school?
Do you rememb...
A Roadside café
Dhaaba
A charpaai
serves as a bench
Do you remember seeing a
Charpaai in the village where
Bavika lives? W...
chai
Common Indian words used in English
curry
chutney
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...
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  1. 1. India's cuisine is as regional and diverse as the land and its people.
  2. 2. RICE : India s staple crop and diet Indian Basmati rice is enjoyed all over the world.
  3. 3. WHEAT: The basic food in north India
  4. 4. TEA: India is the largest producer and exporter of tea in the world. Chai is the Indian word for tea. Indians drink a lot of tea!
  5. 5. SUGAR CANE: Is an important crop in North India
  6. 6. MANGO: The National Fruit of India Fresh mangos are eaten both raw and ripe. They are also used in cooking. pickles, relishes and desserts.
  7. 7. Traditional Indian food is eaten with your hands. It is served on… Banana leaves …a steel plate with bowls that hold a variety of food. Many courses are eaten together, to mix flavors. Thali and katoris
  8. 8. What do most Indians eat everyday? RICE chaawal pulao BREAD roti naan paratha poori
  9. 9. LENTILS VEGETABLES daal subzi
  10. 10. YOGURT dahi raita lassi
  11. 11. MEAT / FISH / CHICKEN Tandoori Tandoor -clay oven fired with wood or coal
  12. 12. mithai Dessert kheer kulfi
  13. 13. North Indian Snacks South Indian Snacks samosa pakora bhel poori dosa idlimurku
  14. 14. At a roadside market in India a typical merchant is selling fresh fruit, vegetables and grains from a simple cart. He stocks no preserved or packaged foods, but provides only fresh, wholesome fare which he gets that same day from farmers tending fields nearby.
  15. 15. A Fresh Vegetable Bazaar Did You Know? …Most Indians are vegetarian. What did Raja see on his way to school? Do you remember why? Think of what Raja and Baviks’a families ate and why…
  16. 16. A Roadside café Dhaaba A charpaai serves as a bench Do you remember seeing a Charpaai in the village where Bavika lives? What did they say about the furniture in those Village homes? Where might you stop for a snack when you travel? What might you eat? What do you think Indian travelers eat?
  17. 17. chai Common Indian words used in English curry chutney
  18. 18. karhaai and karchhi tawaa angithi
  19. 19. 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.

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