Friday, 25 January 2013

Indian Food Facts

 Indian Food Facts



Of all the cuisines in the world, India has one of the most aromatic and colorful cuisine. Varieties of Indian food are countless and identifiable by caste, region or tribe, a tour of India makes for vastly different  food experiences from north to south

Did you know that...

-Indian food has evolved over thousands of years and is the ultimate symbol of how Indian culture has the ability to absorb other influences yet hold its own?

-Indian cooking has taken the delicate and sometimes intricate art of blending spices and honed it to perfection.

-Indian food includes perhaps the most dazzling array of fresh vegetables and fruit cooked in a multitude of ways that help retain their freshness and nutrients.

-Traditional Indian cooking almost always uses fresh ingredients and involves making dishes from scratch. This means less preservatives and healthier food. 

-Indian cooking uses spices like turmeric, ginger, garlic, green chillies, all of which have medicinal and healing properties. 

-A traditional Indian meal includes carbohydrates, proteins, fats, fiber...all the elements you need to make a balanced meal.

Source :-http://indianfood.about.com/od/thebasics/a/misconceptions.htm

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