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20 07, 2017

Indian food history – Early India

By |2019-09-13T05:27:27-07:00July 20th, 2017|India|30 Comments

Indian food: rice, chapatis, sauces, lentils What did people eat in ancient India? The earliest Indians, the Harappans, probably ate mainly wheat and rice, millet and sorghum, chickpeas and lentils. Often they ate fish, if they lived near the coast or a river. Sometimes they ate beef, pork, lamb and goat meat, and chicken. Why chickpeas get ripe in the summer Where does chicken come from? Lots more [...]

20 07, 2017

Plants in India – What grew there?

By |2019-09-13T05:04:28-07:00July 20th, 2017|Environment, India|0 Comments

An Indian man selling mangoes When people first came to India, about 60,000 BC, they found some plants that they already knew about, like figs and onions. There were also a lot of new plants, and people soon began to experiment with these new foods. One new food was sugar cane, which you chewed to get the soft [...]