Khichdi National Food Of India ?
Twitter stormed out with reactions !
Khichdi National Food Of India ? Twitter stormed out with reactions ! Khichdi, or khichri, is a dish from the South Asia made from rice and lentils, but other variations include bajra and mung dal kichri. In Indian culture, it is considered one of the first solid foods that babies eat.
The Ministry of Food Processing Industries, headed by Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, will be pitching for khichdi to be declared as India’s national food at an upcoming event.
(Khichdi (pronounced [ˈkʰɪtʃɽi]), or khichri, is a dish from the South Asia made from rice and lentils (dal), but other variations include bajraand mung dal kichri. In Indian culture, it is considered one of the first solid foods that babies eat. Hindus, who avoid eating grains during fasting, eat Sabudana Khichadi made from Sago.  The Kichri is a salty porridge. Dalia is another similar sweet porridge made from the crushed wheat or barley mixed with sugar and milk. Khichdi was the inspiration for the Anglo-Indian dish kedgeree, and is also commonly considered to be the inspiration for the popular Egyptian dish, kushari. The brand India Khichdi unofficially designated as India’s National Dish by the media and promoted globally by the government as “India’s superfood” and “queen of all foods”, its recipe includes rice, mung beans, amaranth grain, jowar, bajra, barley and Indian spices.Harsimrat Kaur Badal, the Minister of Food Processing Industries of India, outlined her ministery’s plan to globally promote Kichadi as healthy, delicious, economical and easy to make Superfood of India with an event to crate a Guinness World Records of making largest 800 kg Kichadi by the celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor in country’s biggest-ever global food expo, the World Food India in Delhi on 4 November 2017 where it will be distributed to ambassadors and delegates from more than 60 countries}
The Ministry of Food Processing Industries, headed by Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, will be pitching for khichdi to be declared as India’s national food at the upcoming ‘World Food India’ event at the India Gate Lawns, New Delhi. An official notification from the ministry says khichdi “symbolizes India’s great culture of unity in diversity at its best”. The dish will be promoted as the Brand India Food at the event on Saturday.
As soon as Twitter got it that their own food khichdi is being branded now as as ‘national food’, twitterrites reacted for and against. look at some #KhichdiTweets here.
— Rishabh Sharma (@S_Rishabh) November 1, 2017
National dish or not, I love #Khichdi ….It's my comfort food!
— Priti Gandhi (@MrsGandhi) November 1, 2017
— Trolu Kejri (@TroluKejri) November 1, 2017
Unfair to have a national dish in a country with a mind boggling variety of cuisines and tastebuds.#khichdi
— Ray Stings (@Purba_Ray) November 1, 2017
Kid: whats for dinner?
Mom : Khichdi
Kid: But I don’t like khichdi why Can’t I have something else?
Mom : Anti national #Khichdi
— अभिजीत (@aaptimist_) November 1, 2017
— Arnab Goswami (@unoffarnab) November 1, 2017
If #Khichdi to be designated as national food, then Indians should also declare the one who okayed this proposal as national dolt
— Debarati Majumder (@debarati_m) November 1, 2017
Thoroughly condemn the move to make Khichdi the national food of India.
Maggi, Biriyani and Masala Dosa should have that honor.#Khichdi
— Advaid (@Advaidism) November 1, 2017
— Rijoy (@iamrijoy) November 1, 2017
An Empty dish should be declared our National food. 20 crore Indians sleep hungry, 10 million die from hunger every year. #Khichdi
— Vivashwan Singh (@VivashwanSingh) November 1, 2017