INTRODUCTION TO BOHRA MUSLIM CUISINE
Although food is integral to human survival, for Bohras it boils down to much more. After faith and culture, it is food that binds us together, brings us together. In fact faith would have little currency without
If you watched Ratatouille, there would have been one scene that would have stuck with you, whether you are a food lover or not. It is the scene where Remy explains to his brother, Emile, about the different combinations of flavours in food after he
I have been cooking biryanis the traditional dum-pukht way since 2006. While the art of sealed cooking is timeless and traceable across the world, the very particular style and tradition surrounding dum cuisine in India can be traced to the royal
Your first invitation in a family party in Middle East will most likely involve serving of a Kabsa.
You can trace the origins of Kabsa to Yemen where it is considered a national dish. It is also a traditional dish across the Middle East and is
Tasneem's Kings Kitchen seeks to introduce the unique flavors of distinctive Bohra Muslim food in Kathmandu, Nepal. Bohra Muslims originally migrated from Yemen to Gujarat and are firm believers in the maxim: “The family that eats together, stays
From Mughlai to Chinese, feast all night long.
The holy month of Ramadan is already here and Muslims around the world will spend their daylight hours observing complete fast. This ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar is not just about abstain
It's said that once you have experienced the taste of a rich haleem, you can never forget it. The rich Mughlai mutton-lentils wheat stew dish -which traces its origins in Arabia, where it is known as Hareesah - is a nutritious meal in its own right.
Nihari (Urdu: نهاری) is a stew consisting of slow-cooked meat mainly mutton along with bone marrow.
The word Nihar originated from the Arabic word "Nahar" which means "day" as it was typically served after sunrise Fajr prayers.
Biryani is an evergreen classic that really needs no introduction. India offers so much on its culinary platter but the one dish Indians unanimously love indulging in is the mouth-watering biryani. With local and hyperlocal variations having evolved
In the midst of choosing between white and brown breads, somewhere we have lost out on traditional rotis, which were a staple diet of families in every Muslim neighbourhood of Old Delhi and Mumbai. One of them is Khamiri Roti, which is believed to