History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines. The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions.
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.
Mix the two flours and baking powder. Add ghee and rub in with fingertips to get a mixture resembling breadcrumbs. Add salt and crushed carom seeds. Add sufficient cold water to make a stiff dough.
Cover the dough and let it rest for some time. Sprinkle some refined flour on a flat surface and roll out the dough into a half-centimeter thick disc. Preheat oven to 200°C.
Grease a baking tray with a little oil and sprinkle refined flour on it. Cut the rolled out dough into diamond shaped pieces. Place them on the baking tray and bake in the preheated oven for fifteen to twenty minutes. Serve hot or cool completely and store in an airtight container.
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