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What is the typical food of a poor Indian?

Poor Indians have a diet which is mostly dependent on basic staples like wheat, rice and pulses. These are supplemented by a variety of vegetables and fruits, which are seasonal and locally available. Dairy products and meat are consumed sparingly, and mainly by those who can afford it. Poor Indians usually have simple meals which consist of chapatis, dals and vegetables, or rice and sambar.

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