A vegetable vendor at a retail market in Kolkata, India. Photo: Reuters
A vegetable vendor at a retail market in Kolkata, India. Photo: Reuters
India

Indians turn to quick-fix meals as surging food inflation eats into income

  • Many families are cooking one-pot dishes with local lentils, cutting down on expensive veggies and avoiding deep fried snacks to tide over the cost of living crisis
  • While Indian households are no stranger to kitchen resourcefulness, experts say the dietary workarounds come at the cost of nutrition

A vegetable vendor at a retail market in Kolkata, India. Photo: Reuters
A vegetable vendor at a retail market in Kolkata, India. Photo: Reuters
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