Bhubaneswar, Dec 20: At least 50 near extinct indigenous collections of paddy, 21 varieties of raggi, two types of foxtail millet and 41 varieties of plant parts used for medicil purposes were on display at the second edition of the ‘Khadyotsav’ in Odisha’s Jajpur district. An exhibition of more than 80 varieties of ethnic and age-old traditiol and tribal food was set up at the food festival.
Traditiol tribal foods on display at Khadyotsav in Odisha
There were 30 varieties of traditiol cake called “pitha” (in local parlance), 10 types of rice, 25 types of curry, 35 types of roots, tubers and much more which the tribals have been using for ages. (IANS)