5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Indian Cuisine


When we think of Indian Cuisine, we automatically think Curry, Samosas etc. But what if we told you that there’s plenty you probably don’t know about Traditional Indian Cuisine that might just change the way that you look at it?

1 – The Word Curry is Rarely Used to Describe Indian Food

 

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Dishes are usually described by their ingredients or where they originated.

 

 

2 – Naan Bread Didn’t Originate in India

 

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Naan bread was a dish first brought over from Persia

 

 

3 – Chicken Tikka Masala Didn’t Come From India

 

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It was invented in Glasgow, Scottland!

 

 

4 – Curry Powder is Not a Single Spice

 

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Although it is now sold as a ready-made mix – Curry powder contains a wide variation of spices.

 

 

5 – Rice Was Brought To India From Thailand

 

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Alought it is the most popular companion for Indian food, Rice needs to grow in a country which experiences both hot & cool seasons.

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