22 July 2019 | News
Traditional foods are often based on a holistic approach to nutrition
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Indian cuisine encompasses a wide variety of regional cuisines native to India. Given the range of diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines vary significantly from each other and use locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Almost all states have their unique recipes.
Traditional foods are often based on a holistic approach to nutrition, as required by local people. Such food is prepared with locally available ingredients and found to have its own therapeutic and nutritional benefits.
According to Minister of State (I/c) of Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel, the Government has undertaken following steps to promote Indian food culture: