Indian Food By  Warren Thompson WFLMS Geography Dept., SHANGHAI
Indian Curry
Indian Curry
Roti
Dosa
Tandoori Chicken
Biryani Chicken Rice
Cumin Seed, Coriander,Tumeric
Marco Polo
Christopher Columbus
Northern India <ul><li>A Northern Indian meal might consist of many selections of baked bread and grain products. Also ric...
South India <ul><li>Southern India does not use fried foods, but rather roasted or baked. Rice and coconut products may be...
West India <ul><li>Western India has four main food categories, Rajasthani, Gujarati, Maharashtrian and Goan. Maharashtria...
Appetizers  <ul><li>Indian appetizers often include salad, chicken and a type of bread. </li></ul>
Meals <ul><li>A basic Indian meal might have a spicy thali (platter with rice, vegetables, curd (yogurt), dal (dried beans...
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Indian Food Gr 7 Ed Helper Comprehension Article Lesson 3

  1. 1. Indian Food By Warren Thompson WFLMS Geography Dept., SHANGHAI
  2. 2. Indian Curry
  3. 3. Indian Curry
  4. 4. Roti
  5. 5. Dosa
  6. 6. Tandoori Chicken
  7. 7. Biryani Chicken Rice
  8. 8. Cumin Seed, Coriander,Tumeric
  9. 9. Marco Polo
  10. 10. Christopher Columbus
  11. 11. Northern India <ul><li>A Northern Indian meal might consist of many selections of baked bread and grain products. Also rice, vegetables, and curry might be on the plate. A few ingredients in Northern India are made with dairy products, such as yogurt, milk, paneer, ghee,(butter). In addition, gravies decorate food and are usually dairy based. Sometimes some meals have nuts, spices and herbs added. </li></ul><ul><li>Some other meals might have flat breads such as, naan, paratha, and tandor. The flatbread family is frequently found in North India. Regularly used as a side dish, flat bread plays a large role in Indian society. North India is one of the four areas that have made fine dining in India so unique. </li></ul>
  12. 12. South India <ul><li>Southern India does not use fried foods, but rather roasted or baked. Rice and coconut products may be found also on a typical Indian plate. One of the most general is sombar which is curried vegetable soup. Sombar can be found at other places, such as Andhra, Chettinad, Hyderabadi. However, each place has its own unique way of creating the correct dish. Fine desserts also are created throughout Southern India. Desserts like mysore pak (chick pea dish) and creamy payasum (milky rice dish). </li></ul>
  13. 13. West India <ul><li>Western India has four main food categories, Rajasthani, Gujarati, Maharashtrian and Goan. Maharashtrian cuisine has two important areas that are separated geographically. Coastal regions are more popular with rice fish and coconut. However the mountainous regions are more consistent with wheat, jowar, and baji. Goan are heavily dependent on rice, coconut and fish. Gujarati is very vegetarian and has more sweets. Rajasthani is also very vegetarian, but has a very well blend of spices and herbs. </li></ul><ul><li>West India might also be the most diverse out of all the four categories of India. Usually vegetarian, west India also has a nice balance of spice, herb and delectable meats. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Appetizers <ul><li>Indian appetizers often include salad, chicken and a type of bread. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Meals <ul><li>A basic Indian meal might have a spicy thali (platter with rice, vegetables, curd (yogurt), dal (dried beans), chapati (Indian bread) and many more. </li></ul>

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