The power of data science revealed. Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur, compiled statistics regarding hundreds of popular online recipes to discover this surprising fact.
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The researchers discovered that Indian cuisine contains such ingredients whose flavours rarely or do not overlap, as compared to western cuisine, whose ingredients' flavour regularly overlap. This makes available a wider range of flavours, making the food tastier.