How an orphan crop became a rich man's favourite snack
- Millets were ignored and nearly forgotten. Now, they have gained popularity with chefs and the urban rich
- After India’s green revolution to ensure food security and reduce dependence on food-aid in the mid-1960s, rice and wheat took over. Consumer preference shifted from millets.
West Sikkim/New Delhi: From far, it looked like a giant football field, with a Ferris wheel thrown in right at the entrance. This spacious ‘mela ground’, on the banks of a river in Rimbi, west Sikkim, is surrounded by gorgeous hills.
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