This humble comfort food is not just versatile, almost every family has a different recipe for it, it is also ancient. Here is the story of a dish most Indians take for granted - Khichdi!
Chocolates may be the most global of desserts today, but did you know that since the middle ages, the jalebi has been the favorite sweetmeat of a large swathe of people across Asia and North Africa.
Forget the butter chicken or the biryani, India’s oldest and most lasting food export to the West was the humble khichdi. Confused? Take a closer look at kedgeree in the UK or kushari in Egypt!
Though today it sits comfortably on the menus of luxury hotels and roadside dhabas all across India, the origins of the popular biryani are a mystery.