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‘Are Khichdi haters anti-national?’ Twitter reacts to globalisation of India’s comfort food

The announcement by Union minister of food processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal to elevate the staple diet to India’s super food invoked instant reactions on Twitter.

india Updated: Nov 01, 2017 19:54 IST
Considered to be one of the first solid foods recommended for infants, Khichdi is widely prepared in many Indian states including Rajasthan, Gujarat, Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, and Maharashtra.
Considered to be one of the first solid foods recommended for infants, Khichdi is widely prepared in many Indian states including Rajasthan, Gujarat, Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, and Maharashtra.(iStock photo)

The Centre on Wednesday announced that Khichdi, the humble Indian dish made from rice and lentils will be popularised as a Brand India food globally at the World Food India event in New Delhi on November 4.

Considered to be one of the first solid foods recommended for infants, Khichdi is widely prepared in many Indian states including Rajasthan, Gujarat, Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, and Maharashtra.

The announcement by Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union minister of food processing, to elevate the staple diet to India’s super food invoked a flurry of reaction on Twitter. Sample some: