Zarda: Story of an exotic Mughal dessert

Food story by Indo-Islamic Culture Zarda is a traditional dessert of Indian subcontinent that is also popular among the locals as Meethe Chawal (Sweet Rice). It has been prepared by boiling rice, & adding flavors by the colors, milk, sugar, cardamoms, raisins, saffron, Pistachios, & almonds. The word Zarda ( زردہ) is derived from the […]

A fascinating tale of Samosa

A food story of Indian snack by Indo-Islamic Culture  Samosa, one of the most popular Indian snack is triangular fried savory made up of white flour (Maida) filled with potatoes, peas & lentils. The North Indian version is little big larger in size in comparison with other places in India. The another version of Samosa […]

Naan, a leavened Asian bread

Historical time line of leavened bread by Indo Islamic Culture The Persian word Naan (نان) is the term used for the flat leavened bread that is prepared in traditional tandoor. Today it forms one of the most popular thick flat bread served with South Asian foods in India, Pakistan & Bangladesh. In present Iran, the […]


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