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.
It’s a dessert that is popular in nearly every street and household across India and the subcontinent. But did you know that the malpua is India’s oldest known dessert?
Celebrated by millions along the banks of rivers and lakes, the tradition of the Chhath Puja where the Sun is worshipped goes back to the Rig Vedic times.
In Jain traditions on the day of Diwali Lord Mahavir, the 24th and the last Tirthankar attained nirvana or spiritual salvation.