Question of The Day06-07-2022

Recently, Chaprah was in news, it is-


Correct Answer : a ) A chutney made from red weaver ant

Explanation :

Chaprah is a chutney made from red weaver ant which is also known as “The Kai” in Odisha. This chutney is consumed by the tribal population of Indian states like Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, etc., for its nutritional value. The product is seeking GI tag under the food category so as to preserve the cultural value associated with it and also promote the food.

The Kai Chutney is rich in calcium, proteins, vitamin B12, iron, magnesium, copper and 18 amino acids. Red weaver ants are found abundantly in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha where these are either consumed directly or turned into chutney. Weaver ants are consumed as a cure for many diseases.

Hence, option (a) is correct.

Read about the List of GI tagged products.



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