Curry Several spices ground up and mixed together.
basmati Most popular rice in India. (one of 1000s) In some areas eaten at every meal.
dahl A thin, souplike dish made from lentils, and spices!
tandoori Food made in an outdoor oven (tandoori) . Meat is marinated overnight in a mixture of yogurt and spices.
paratha Fried, crispy bread
NAAN PUFFY, OVAL SHAPED BREAD
Raga, tala, and drone Northern India Music Raga- little melodies played over and over Tala is the rhythm of the music = clapped or played on drums Drone- same sound played by one instrument
sitar An instrument with six or seven main strings and 19 other strings that vibrate. It is made from a hollow gourd with a wooden handle.
Tabla In northern India is a pair of drums – like bongo drums.
sarangi Stringed instrument played with a bow. It is made out of a block of wood and has 4 main strings and 40 vibrating strings. Sounds like the voice of a person.