India's Forbidden Foods


Ghee is a type of clarified butter that is used in many Indian dishes. It is high in saturated fat, which is why it is banned in the United States.


Samosas are a type of fried snack food that is popular in India. They are made with a dough that is filled with potatoes, peas, and spices. Samosas are banned in Somalia because their triangular shape is seen as a symbol of Christianity.

Chewable tobacco

Chewable tobacco is a popular form of tobacco in India. It is made from tobacco leaves that have been soaked in molasses and other flavorings. Chewable tobacco is banned in many countries, including the United States, because it is a major cause of oral cancer.


Chyawanprash is a traditional Indian herbal tonic that is made from a variety of herbs and spices. It is banned in Canada because it contains high levels of lead and mercury.


Ketchup is banned in France because it is seen as a symbol of American culture.

Chewing gum

Chewing gum is banned in Singapore because it is seen as a litter problem.


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