Indian food is as diverse as the country’s topography! Every day, Indians prepare different dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In fact, you will find different dishes being prepared in your neighbourhood. It consists of several regional and traditional dishes that have been a part of Indian cuisine. Chef Saransh Goila shares his experience of the various aromatic dishes of different cuisine made by his neighbours.
Chef Saransh Goila Shares A Great Way Of Learning About Community
The soil, climate, culture, ethnic groups, and occupations are all very diverse. So are the cuisines, which incorporate local ingredients including fruits, vegetables, spices, and herbs. In an Instagram post, Chef Saransh Goila shares an experience when he climbed his building stairs.
He states that he took the stairs of his apartment and as he climbed different floors he realised every house was cooking different dishes. On the 13th floor, he reveals that someone was cooking jeera aloo while someone else was cooking Desi Chinese on the 8th floor. He smelled someone roasting baingan to make bharta on the 7th floor. But, a house on the 4th floor was getting ready to relish a thali!
A Great Way Of Learning About Different Communities!
In the post, he further explained that a great way of learning about your community is by being curious about what your neighbours are preparing on each floor. As a result of being reminded that home cooking has a special place in our kitchens, he believes he will start taking the stairs more frequently. Additionally, since no one uses them anymore, our staircases require greater care.
As a result of variations in local culture, geographic position and economics, India’s various regions have different cuisines. In accordance with which fruits and vegetables are ripe, it fluctuates seasonally as well.
The food options differ in the north, south, east, and west. North Indians often eat flatbreads like chapati and naan, whereas South Indians prefer rice and coconut. Although Western India is more globalised, it is nonetheless known for its traditional, hot curries.
The staple ingredients of East Indian cuisine are rice, milk, and vegetables that are simply cooked and curried with yoghurt, seeds, and spices. Moreover, they love sweets and utilise a lot of milk and other dairy ingredients in them.
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