Hisar : During the excavations at Rakhigarhi in Haryana, the remains have revealed many more Harappan civilization. Analysis has revealed that the people of Harappan culture used to eat very interesting dishes. They particularly liked sour lentils (daal), while sweet rice made of honey and bananas was also included in his diet.
Harappans used to eat sour lentils (daal), sweet rice made of bananas and honey
This has been confirmed by archaeologists researching Rakhigarhi and other Harappan sites in Hisar. Now you will also be able to taste these dishes. In fact, for the first time, Heritage Walk is going to be organized for the people in Rakhigarhi. The event, which will be held on ‘Haryana Day’ i.e. on November 1, will include many experts, who will share facts and their research related to Rakhigarhi.
Heritage Walk to be held for the first time in Rakhigarhi on Haryana Day
The special thing is that Prof. VC of Deccan College, Pune, who works on Harappan culture, will interact with people in Rakhigarhi for the first time and share his research work. The program will include experts from various fields. A part of this program has also included dishes that were made during the Harappan culture, so that people experience the same.
Rakhigarhi is the biggest site of the Harappan period
During the excavations at Rakhigarhi in Hisar, many evidence related to Harappan culture has been found in the past. Many archaeologists are also constantly researching here. With this, a state-of-the-art museum is also being built here. The main objective of organizing this walk is that Rakhigarhi will be made a tourist destination of international standard. Because Rakhigarhi is the biggest of Harappa.
These dishes are included in the Harappan menu –
– Indus Valley Porridge (Khichdi).
– Red rice Khichdi.
– Sweet rice with banana and honey.
– Slow Cooked Wheat Floor.
– Ragi Laddu.
– Sour lentils (daal).
– Kachri Chutney.
– Black gram.
How did the archeologist come to know about the food of the Harappan people
Researchers say that till now the evidence of pottery or other food items have been found in the remains of the utensils of Harappan period. After assessing them, archaeologists prepared a list of food of the Harappan people. It was also presented at the National Museum in Delhi some time ago.
The Chief Guest at the Heritage Walk will mainly include Dr. Shekhar C. Mande, Director General of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Special Guest Dr. Sachchidanand Joshi, Member Secretary at Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts, Tarun Vijay, Chairman, National Monument Authority, Special Guest. Director General of National Maritime Heritage Complex (Gandhi Nagar) and Prof. Vice Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of Deccan College, Pune. They will share facts related to the Harappan culture during the Heritage Walk. The program will start at 10 am.
Heritage Walk : This program will include –
– Tour of five ancient mounds in Rakhigarhi.
– The stuff of Harappan times.
– Harappan food.
– Haryanvi food.
– Cultural program on Haryana Day.
– Information from experts about Rakhigarhi.