Taste Of Kashmir
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Taste of Kashmir Application bring the most delicious and authentic recipes from the beautiful valley of Kashmir for you and your family to enjoy. A cuisine that is visually and aromatically one of the most opulent in the world.
The history of Kashmir's traditional cuisine, also know as Wazawan, dates back to the last years of the 14th century when the Mongol ruler Timur invaded India in 1348 AD during the reign of Nasiruddin Muhammad of the Tughlaq dynasty. As a result, there took place a migration of trained weavers, woodcarvers, architects, calligraphers and cooks from Samarkand to the Kashmir valley. The descendants of these cooks came to be known as "Wazas", who are the master chefs of Kashmir. Throughout the history like its culture, Kashmir cuisine has stood high and unrivaled by any other state in India.
In fact, Kashmir is famous for its hospitality. A Gourmet's Delight, Wazawan is the ultimate name in Kashmir banquet. This royal cuisine of Kashmir has been influenced by Iranian, Afghan and Central Asian styles of cooking, despite which it has been able to create an identity of its own. Many big names have shown their desire for this aromatic cuisine. Kashmiri Food, Food in Kashmir - Wazawan, Kashmir Food Guide Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, is said to have often extended his scheduled visits to the Kashmir Valley due to his passion for the local cuisine.
What makes the Kashmir Cuisine special is the detailed preparation and traditional presentation of sumptuous meals, which comprises 36 courses. All this makes 'wazwaan' a spectacular and royal repast. Seven dishes typically form an inseparable part of the feast - ' Rogan josh, Rista, Yakhaen, dhaniwal korma, marchwagan korma and ghustaba. Firin and kahwah (green tea)' conjure delicacies that are rich in taste and texture with mouth-watering aromas. This meal is treated with great respect and the preparation is considered an art.The other striking aspect of the cuisine is the great variety and range it offers for all seasons and occasions.Even the humblest of vegetables is transformed into a delicacy through the subtle use of spices.The recipes provided here can be easily prepared at home, if followed faithfully.
Features ( Version 1.0)
** Easy to follow instructions and fully illustrated photos make it a doodle to cook these authentic and delicious recipes.
** The App also provides information on the history of Kashmiri Cuisine.
** All the content is offline and there is no Internet connection required.
** The first version of the App has all the famous recipes and we will constantly bring you
more new delicious and easy to make kashmiri recipes.
** Planning to add video support in future releases .
A Special Thank you to the following for their contributions in bringing Taste Of Kashmir.
Provided opportunity to take pictures of some recipes - Reena Moza
Recording the names of the recipes in Kashmiri language - Jharna Adalti
Providing assistance with food photography - Minoti Kundargi
Creative Inspiration and developing the graphic content - Supriya Waza
What's New in Version 184.108.40.206
Compatible with 3.0 and ipad
Could do with more recipes
The recipes you have in the app are great but it could use more. Please do update the app with more recipes. Also, I personally find pictures are a great help when cooking from a recipe as it allows you to see if the outcome is what its suppose to be. Please do include pictures in all your recipes.
Otherwise, its a great effort!