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Indian and western food


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Indian and western food

  1. 1. TOPIC: COMPARISON BETWEEN INDIAN AND WESTERN FOODS abhishek viswam ac12mbf002 contact @ wam
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION – INDIAN FOOD Indian cuisine is full of colours, aromas and flavours.  Each dish smells with cumin, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, saffron and nutmeg. Indian cuisine is based on matching opposite flavours, such as hot and sweet tastes Indian Cuisine are of 4 types North – Muslim cuisine South – Madras cuisine West – Bombay cuisine and Goa East – Bengal cuisine
  4. 4. WESTERN FOOD Western cuisine is very colour full but no aroma or flavours in it. Western foods will not vary and only few dishes have distinct flavours. Western cuisine are of; •North America •Latin America •Australia •Russia •Other European countries
  5. 5. COMPARISON BETWEEN INDIAN AND WESTERN FOOD  Indian Food  Indian food is more spicy  Varieties of Indian food are usually made up from meat and fish to about a hundred different kinds of vegetables, wheat, pulses, rice and abundant spices.  Western food  Western food is not spicy  predominant ingredients in European cuisine are meat, pastry, pasta and spicy
  6. 6. CONTINUED…..  Indian people have end number of food options  Indian food is popular among indians as well as among foreigners and across the world  One can literally count on fingertips the staple dishes eaten by any European countries.  Western food is popular among European countries but not among the indians    Bread  Food is eaten with spoon and fork staples of rice Food is usually eaten with your bare hands, on banana leaves, at homes
  7. 7. CONTINUED….  Indian cuisines, however, do precisely the contrary, avoiding ingredients that share the same flavour compounds.  Health – Any health expert will tell you that the nutritional value of a wholesome Indian meal (daal, rice, vegetables, yoghurt and chapattis)  Western cuisines have a tendency to pair ingredients that share many of the same flavor compounds  Western food is very caloric and difficult to digest and that is why wetstern cuisine is thought to be fat, unhealthy and not diversified enough.
  8. 8. CONTINUED…..  Flavours vary hugely from region to region and are distinct.  Western foods will not vary and only few dishes have distinct flavours  Indian food hasn’t been as easily influenced by foreign cultures as food elsewhere  In Britain for instance, curry, Chinese and sushi have now become as much a part of daily life as mash and sausages.