Indian food is liked and eaten by masses around the Globe. It includes a large list of Indian Cuisine which is consumed by the locals of India.
Indian subcontinent is rich in spices, herbs and flavours. Indian Food is also affected by the religion i.e. Hindu and its cultural choices of the people.
Breadfruit, Chillies and potato which is considered as a staple food in Indian diet is brought here by the Portuguese.
Ingredients of Indian Food:
Pearl Millet, Rice, Whole wheat flour, Lentils like masoor, tuer, urad, mong, Pulses, Rajma, Chickpeas, Chana and moong into besan.
Indian oils for cooking:
Different regions of India use different oils for cooking. Some of the most common oils are:
- Vegetable oil e.g. peanut in East India
- Mustard oil
- Soya bean oil in South India Mostly
- Mustard oil
- Hydrogenated oil
Indian Spices for Cooking:
A large list of spices is available and is used by the Indian people for cooking. Some of them are:
- Chilli pepper
- Black Mustard
- Turmeric powder
- Ginger paste for making a special spice.
- Cumin and Gujarat leaves.
So Indian Subcontinent is one of the largest and populated continents in the world. It has many different and delicious kinds of food which are loved by people. Their spices and recipe are traditional. Old women’s have made them by many years of research and experience. They are exported around the globe.