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Describe An Unusual Meal That You Had. 


India is known for its diversity and food is also different and unique all over the country. Many other cuisines are also famous in my country. People never miss a chance to try new food in my country. Sometimes trying unusual food can be exciting and horrible at the same time. 

- When did you eat it?- Where did you eat it? 

Here I am going to talk about an unusual dish I had in my winter vacation. I visited Delhi and my friend took me to the old city where I found a food paradise where I tasted one unusual dish: fried momos. Actually Momos are very popular in Delhi and people love them here. There is a range of variety in momos with different ingredients. I never had it so I inquired about it and my friend told me it's originally a Nepali delicacy and now popular all over the world. It's very tasty. People love steamed momos in winter as it gives them comfort in the cold. Along with steamed momos there are fried momos which are similar in taste and consumed with mayonnaise and garlic paste which is very spicy in taste.

- With whom you had the meal? 

I had this dish with my best friend who is a localite and he knows every corner of the city and has a really good taste in food. He is a foodie and keeps trying different dishes. He is basically a food blogger so he knows where the food is best and we both had a wonderful time eating together.

- Why do you think it was unusual?

Momos are very unusual to me as I have only heard about it on food blogs I watched. The making is totally different and unique as the ingredients are boiled and mixed with spices and they are steamed which makes it a mouthwatering dish. 

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Describe An Unusual Meal That You Had. 


Indian food is a beautiful blend of our culture, customs, and diversity that is part of the country. When you think about Indian food, you think about the rich flavors, the mouth-watering and eye-watering spices, the delightful sweetness of our mithais, and the fine aromas. But there are unusual foods in India that people eat which will leave you surprised.

- When did you eat it

- Where did you eat it? 

Here I am going to talk about Black rice, a very unusual cousin of India Black Rice is a popular food in Manipur also known as Magic Rice, Forbidden Rice, and Purple Rice, and is full of health benefits. This unusual rice is black in color when harvested but turns purple when cooked, mostly found only in India and China. Black Rice is also commonly found in the cuisine of Kerala and the hills of North Bengal mostly enjoyed with coconut milk. 

- With whom you had the meal? 

When I visited my friend in Kerala he took me to a popular restaurant where I had an opportunity to try this dish when I was traveling in Kerala and it is a signature dish consumed in this state.

- Why do you think it was unusual?

It is also famous for the names of the forbidden rice and purple rice in the region and generated from the Heirloom plants. This unique food in India has a distinct feature of changing colors. So I found it unusual meal and it tasted delicious.

Model Answer 2 

Describe An Unusual Meal That You Had. 


Food is something that always fascinates me and I love to try various dishes from different places. India is a diverse country and the diversity is visible in food. Also every state in my country has its own food and it's delicious in its own way. Food from different cultures always attracts foodies from all around the World. Whenever I get a chance to taste a new dish I always grab the opportunity.

- When did you eat it.- Where did you eat it?

Here I am going to talk about an unusual meal I had when I visited North East India for a wedding and I got a chance to try Phan Pyut which is a North Indian delicacy in this dish Potatoes are used to make it. Potatoes are part of the staple diet for the majority of Indians. It’s the same with this that is part of the regular North East Indian cuisine. Except that the potatoes are rotten. Ask them why and they’ll tell you how delicious it is. This one probably tops the list of weird food in India which people actually eat as the main ingredient itself is rotten!! But people do enjoy eating it and they have no qualms about eating it raw or cooking it like any other vegetable.

- With whom you had the meal? 

I had this dish when I was wandering the streets of North East town and my friend insisted I tasted this dish and we tried it in a roadside restaurant. It looks extremely weird but when you eat it's feels tasty. 

- Why do you think it was unusual?

The name itself is unusual and it is not very popular to my knowledge. I have never heard about this dish anywhere on the internet or in a book. It is an extremely rare food only consumed in the North East of my country. So I found this meal unusual. 



Part 3 Follow Up Questions

1. Do you think having dinner at home is a good idea?

Absolutely yes when we eat dinner together we feel the bond of family and we ensure everyone has eaten food. In my culture it is a norm to eat dinner together. We can also have discussion of the whole day. Secondly, eating too much outside food can result in bad health so a person should insist to eat dinner at home with family.

2. Do young people like to spend time with their families or friends? 

Definitely yes young people love to spend time with both of them. They feel more comfortable with their friends as they have similar interests and thoughts. And family is always their priority when it comes to taking guidance and advice. Some young people are very much connected with their family members.

3. What do you think are the benefits of having dinner together? 

There are many benefits of having dinner together. The first one is that family bonding becomes stronger and conversations happen which really helps to reduce the stress of the whole day. And eating together also gives a sense of satisfaction.

4. Do you think people are less willing to cook meals by themselves these days, compared to the past?

 Yes this trend is growing, which is not good at all. Eating outside for a long time can have bad effects on health and food can be unhealthy and unhygienic. But today in nuclear families, the man and wife both are working so they have to eat out. While in the past people lived together and cooked and had lunches and dinners together.

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