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Title: Traditional knowledge and method of various rice preparations in Assam
Authors: Bora, A
Keywords: Assam;Method;Rice preparations;Traditional;Knowledge
Issue Date: Oct-2020
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. Cl.20: A01G 22/22, A61K 36/00
Abstract: Food habit reflects the culture of a society. Food habit of a society depends on different matters like geographical location, climate, environment, religion, taste etc. Assam, a north-eastern state of India is rich in paddy cultivation. Rice is staple food of Assam and people of Assam used to make various rice preparations like jalpan, various rice cakes, rice beer etc. since ancient times. These preparations are part and parcel of Assamese traditional food culture. Traditional knowledge and method is still applied in preparing all these preparations. Besides these preparations have social and cultural value also. This paper is about traditional knowledge and methods of preparing various rice preparations in Assam.
Page(s): 897-901
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.19(4) [October 2020]

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