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Do you like Kashmiri food?

Kashmiri food is one of the great cuisines of our country, with two related but distinct versions – that of Kashmiri Muslims and of Kashmiri Pandits.

Kashmiri food is one of the great cuisines of our country, with two related but distinct versions – that of Kashmiri Muslims and of Kashmiri Pandits. Kashmiri Pandit cooking is a bit of a paradox in that they don’t use onions or garlic in their food, restrictions we usually associate with strict vegetarianism, yet are enthusiastic about and indeed do a great job with non-vegetarian dishes, usually made with chicken and mutton in a variety of ways.

Holiday Inn-Mayur Vihar, just as they did last year, brought in a Kashmiri food specialist, Mrs. Rajni Jinsi, who worked alongside the chefs at Cafe on 3, the property’s all day dining restaurant, and churned out a variety of foods. Sid Khullar visited and we put a bunch of conversations and pictures and video clips together into this collage that we hope you’ll like.

By Sid Khullar

Sid Khullar is a wellness coach who works with different aspects of lifestyle change towards the accomplishment of goals such as weight loss and blood sugar management among other health situations that require the presence of specialised, precise diets and lifestyle change. His methods address aspects of food, nutrition and the mind.