sepus

Kodachrome by Douglas Scott.

From “High Adventure in the Himalayas,” National Geographic, August, 1952.

A carpet of flowering grain amaranth borders millet fields at Sepu, a village in the Lassar Yankti Valley. Indian farmers cultivate grain in terraces. They grind it into a flour called pappar. Mixed with water, kneaded, and baked, pappar becomes chapatty, an unleavened pancake.