A Cookbook of All Popular Kashmiri Dishes
along with a Guide to Healthy Eating
Kashmiris are hospitable by nature. They enjoy
social life and mutual entertainment. This has been one main cause of the
development of their culinary art. Different types of menus were also inspired
by the cuisines of different rulers and visitors, who came in the past from
Persia, Afghanistan and other places. Mughals especially had a great influence
on the cooking of Meat Dishes and different Pulavs. Emperors Jehangir and
Shahjehan, with their lovely queens, their courtiers and kith and kin, made
Kashmir their health resort and a place of sport, enjoyment, eating and
drinking. Shahjehan used to visit Kashmir every summer and called it a Paradise
on Earth. Jehangir's last wish, at his death, was 'Kashmir and Nothing
© 2005 Kashmir
News Network (KPN): Cuisine Section.
All rights reserved.
No recipes should be reproduced in any form or context without the written
permission of the Authors who are also the publishers of this book of recipes. To order a copy of the book of 'Kashmiri Cookbook', send an e-mail to
The income from the sale of this book is to be humbly donated to the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning
(Deemed University), Puttaparthy for the purpose of scholarships
to deserving post-graduate students.
This site is designed, developed and maintained by Sunil