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Syed Ghani Khan Seed Saviour

Native rice varieties are making a compelling case for themselves at the Rice Diversity Center in Kirugavalu in Malavalli Taluk of Mandya District, Karnataka. Farmer Syed Ghani Khan has conserved 1300 native species of rice in his museum aptly called Rice Diversity Center. As a paddy conservator he is doing much to save heirloom species… Read More Syed Ghani Khan Seed Saviour

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Naans and Kulchas of Hyderabad

With its quintessential naans and kulchas, the breads of Hyderabad, a city in South India have a history and taste to match. Did you know that the Hyderabad flag is yellow with a white circle and the circle represents a kulcha? A kulcha for the uninitiated, is a soft leavened flatbread typically eaten with gravy… Read More Naans and Kulchas of Hyderabad