According to Bhoja-Prabandha, his mother's name was Savitri.
Ancient India[ edit ] Tea cultivation in India has somewhat ambiguous origins. Though the extent of the popularity of tea in Ancient India is unknown, it is known that the tea plant was a wild plant in India that was indeed brewed by local inhabitants of different regions.
One can only speculate that tea leaves were widely used in Ancient India since the plant is native to some parts of India.
The Singpho tribe and the Khamti tribe, inhabitants of the regions where the Camellia sinensis plant grew native, have been consuming tea since the 12th century. It is also possible that tea may have been used under another name. The tea plant is native to East and South Asia but the origins and history of tea are not precise.
Many of the origin myths for tea are found in Chinese mythology, and the first verifiable records for tea consumption also point towards China. For details see History of Tea in China.
Dutch exploration[ edit ] The next recorded reference to tea in India after the 12th century dates towhen a Dutch traveler, Jan Huyghen van Linschoten, noted in a book that the leaves of the Assam tea plant were used by Indians as a vegetable, eaten with garlic and oil, and as a drink.
Inthe first English tea garden was established at Chabua in Upper Assam; inthe Assam Tea Company began the commercial production of tea in the region, run by indentured servitude of the local inhabitants.
Beginning in the s, the tea industry rapidly expanded, consuming vast tracts of land for tea plantations. By the start of the 20th century, Assam became the leading tea producing region in the world. It was only later that the indigenous plants were used.
However, because Indians average half a cup daily on per capita basis, fully 70 percent of India's immense crop is consumed locally. Modern tea production in India[ edit ] India was the top producer of tea for nearly a century, but recently China has overtaken India as the top tea producer due to increased land availability.
In general, even though India leads the world in tea technology, the methods employed to harvest the crop vary with the type of tea and terrain. Fine-leaf tea is hand plucked, and hand shears are used on mountain slopes and in other areas where tractor-mounted machines cannot go.
The latter, however, are usually applied to low grade teas that often go into teabags. The tea "fluff" and waste from processing is used to produce caffeine for soft drinks and medicine. Consumption of tea in India[ edit ] India's most popular way to drink tea, masala chai.
Tea is made both at home and outside. Outside the home, tea is most commonly and easily found at the ubiquitous tea stalls that dot just about every street in India.
According to the historian Lizzi Collingham, the taste for tea was developed in India through a dedicated push on the part of the producers of tea once tea production in India gained momentum. As early asBrooke Bondan English tea company started experimenting with a fleet of horse-drawn vans for distributing teas.
The British tradition of taking tea with a little milk and sugar was introduced along with the samples. Unlike the British cup of tea, tea in India is not served in a set where the leaves are steeped separately.
Typically, tea in India is consumed with both milk and sugar but the tea leaves are not prepared separately by being steeped. Instead, the tea leaves are boiled along with additions and then boiled again after the addition of milk and sugar.
Sometimes the tea leaves themselves are used as flavouring.
In many parts of the country, the most special tea is one where the tea leaves are boiled solely in milk. There are many other popular variations depending on regional and cultural affiliations.Jun 18, · 'भारतीय संस्कृति' विश्व की सर्वाधिक प्राचीन एवं समृद्ध.
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