Every country has some eating habits that are unique to them. Be it China’s habit of using chopsticks instead of spoons and forks or Australia’s culture of enjoying a barbie with friends in the backyard. Today I am going to list down some eating habits that I have only observed in the Indian culture, are you ready to join me in this discovery?
Interesting Indian Eating habits:
- Using Ghee instead of Oil
The best part about thalis is that they fill you up for a long time, and it is definitely popularized because Indian moms love feeding their children with hearty meals. As somebody who is 22 and living independently in Melbourne and only cooking one curry with my rotis for a meal, I can easily say I miss being pampered by my mother and having a full thali every day.
Eating with hands is expected to activate all 5 senses in Ayurveda which is why it is hugely popular. I mean, can you deny that Pizzas and Burgers are more satisfying when eaten with hands and not a pair of folk and knife?
Sitting down is proven to be more healthy than consuming meals on a chair, as it helps in the digestion of the food. It is said that sitting down tucks your stomach in and chest out and causes the neck movement for every bite of the meal, which is a helpful exercise as opposed to sitting on a chair which hampers your blood circulation.
From cooking classic and basic curries like dals to baking cakes, this utensil is life changing and we mean it. If you ever want to know how important it is, ask any Indian International student what is the one utensil that they carried with them from India and they would say it is Pressure Cooker.
That is all from my end, readers. Hope you enjoyed this article!
If there are any interesting observations that you have noticed about the Indian culture or any other culture, kindly share them in the comments below! We at Tales of India love all things food and would be more than curious to learn or inculcate some cool eating habits from around the globe, although we are honestly still trying to master the art of using chopsticks accurately xD