Bill Gates, the billionaire tech entrepreneur, philanthropist, and co-founder of Microsoft, is widely known for his work in the field of technology and his philanthropic efforts to help eradicate diseases and poverty around the world. However, recently, he has been making headlines for a very different reason – learning how to add tadka to khichdi.
For those who are not familiar with Indian cuisine, khichdi is a traditional dish made with rice and lentils. It is a simple and wholesome dish that is often serve as comfort food, especially during the monsoon season. Tadka, on the other hand, is a method use in Indian cooking to add flavour by tempering spices and aromatics in heated oil or ghee.
In India, Gates’ meeting with Rani has garnered praise for the minister’s global promotion of Indian culture and cuisine. Smriti Irani tweeted a video of her and Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates making khichdi “tadka” at an event.
Rani, who loves food and cooking, was glad to teach Gates about Indian culinary techniques and materials. Rani showed how to make tadka using cumin seeds, mustard seeds, and curry leaves to spice khichdi.
For Rani, this interaction was an opportunity to showcase India’s rich delicious culture and promote it on a global platform. She has been a vocal advocate of Indian cuisine and has worked to promote it through various initiatives, including the “Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat” program, which aims to promote cultural exchange between different states of India.
Gates added tadka to khichdi as part of his ongoing exploration of Indian cuisine and culture. It shows his eagerness to try new things.
Bill Gates and Smriti Rani’s khichdi and tadka talk shows how food can bring people together and promote cultural understanding. It emphasises the importance of preserving and fostering beneficial traditions, which are often related to a country’s history, geography, and culture. As Gates continues to explore