Foods of India are better known for its spiciness. Throughout India, be it North India or South India, spices are used generously in food. But one must not forget that every single spice used in Indian dishes carries some or the other nutritional as well as medicinal properties. Indian food is its spices and it rightly known as the ‘home of spice’.Rice is the staple starch for the majority of Indian people and in south India they cook rice in a vast range of flavours, colours and texture. In North Indian states, however flat bread is the traditional staples, but today people throughout the country tend to eat a balance of both.