The culture of Asia
A summary about Asia
Asia is the largest continent in the world. It covers a third of the earth's total land surface. Russia, India, China, and Japan dominate Asia in area and population. Each of these nations has a unique culture.Even though they are different nations. They can all still live in one country as one.
Different dishes in India
Holidays in India
Three popular festivals honor Hindu gods. The Pongal Harvest Festival is a time of thanksgiving for the winter harvest of rice, an important crop in India. Janmashtami celebrates the birthday of one of the most popular Hindu gods, Krishna. And during the Ganesha Festival people place statues of Ganesha in their homes and present offerings of candy and fruit to it.
Butter Chicken - Murg Makhani
Butter Chicken is among the best known Indian foods all over the world. Its gravy can be made as hot or mild as you like so it suits most palates. Also commonly known as Murg Makhani, Butter Chicken tastes great with Kaali Daal (black lentils), Naans and a green salad.
Tandoori Chicken - Tandoori Murgh
Among the most famous Indian foods, Tandoori Chicken is loved by people the world over. The nicest thing about this dish though, is that it's really easy to make! Once you've got the basic recipe for Tandoori Masala, prepare and store it so you can cook Tandoori Chicken anytime you feel the urge to eat some.
Chicken Tikka Masala
The word Tikka means pieces or bits. Chicken Tikka Masala is a delicious dish in which pre-marinated pieces of chicken are grilled and then added to a thick creamy gravy. The result is a lovely smokey flavor. Serve Chicken Tikka Masala with hot Naans (leavened Tandoor-baked flatbread).
The lovely color of Rogan Josh comes from the Kashmiri dry red chillies used to prepare it.
Naan (leavened Indian flatbread)
Naans are traditionally cooked in a Tandoor or earthern oven but can also be made in your oven at home. Serve this delicious bread hot, with popular dishes like Tandoori Chicken or kebabs of different kinds. The dough for Naans needs to be made in advance so factor that into the preparation time.
Different dishes in China
It is eaten with many chicken dishes. Basically, the fried rice was made with leftover rice. The dish includes rice with egg, chicken and vegetables.
Chow Mein is a noodle dish. It includes stir-fried noodles, bits of meat and lots of vegetables. It not only has a rich taste but has several health benefits as well as it has so many nourishing vegetables. The dish is popular in many parts of the world and is adapted according to local tastes.
Wonton is a sort of dumpling. It is served in a bowl of soup. Wontons are filled with meat of fish, chicken or shrimps. They have an outer layer made of flour. Wontons were invented by the Tang dynasty in the 7th Century. Wonton soup is usually made in winters.
Spring rolls are a Chinese dish served in many countries. The rolls are served as appetizers and in China, they symbolize wealth. They are served fresh wrapped in noodles or fried. These wraps/rolls are filled with vegetables and meat.
Kung Pao Chicken
Kung Pao chicken is another Chinese dish that is popular worldwide. The dish is great for those who like spicy food. It includes diced marinated chicken, cashew nuts and vegetables. The chicken is marinated and seasoned with pepper.