Woman Living in Dubai Brings 10 Kg of Tomatoes As a Gift to Her Mother. Are Tomatoes Cheap There?

Woman Living in Dubai Brings 10 Kg of Tomatoes As a Gift to Her Mother. Are Tomatoes Cheap There?

The sudden rise in the price of tomatoes took the whole country by surprise. Tomatoes are a staple food in the Indian kitchen and it is hard to imagine any of our meals without them containing at least some of this ‘fruit’ which is now very expensive. However, Indians are famous for their Jugaadu concept. Due to the rise in the price of tomatoes, people are finding creative ways to get their hands on this wonderful commodity. This woman got many tomatoes as a gift for her mother!

Woman Brings 10-KG Tomatoes As Gift For Mother

This particular incident tickled many people’s funny bones. In a tweet, Twitter user Revs shared how her sister who lives in Dubai wanted to give something to her mother. When she asked her mother what she wanted, her answer was to ask her to bring 10 kilos of tomatoes.

The tweet obviously went viral on Twitter and many people responded to her on the micro-blogging website. They questioned how could one possibly utilise such a huge amount of tomatoes to which she simply replied that they plan on making pickles and chutneys.

Rising Tomato Prices In India; Are They Cheaper In Dubai?

Among the host of replies to the Tweet, there was one which compared the prices of tomatoes in Dubai with those of India. The person said that a kilogram of tomatoes in Dubai cost somewhere around 5.8 to 6 AED, which means that it costs somewhere around ₹130 there. Without taking into account the travel costs and the extra fee one would have to pay for luggage, it still didn’t seem like a good bargain. Do you agree?

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