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Culinary India: A Cooking Lesson with Salma Husain

Today I had a cooking class with Salma Husain, a Persian scholar, noted food historian, and the author of The Emperor’s Table, The Art of Mughal Cuisine.
In Salma’s home outside of Delhi, I watched as she and her cook of 28 years showed me how to temper¬†spices in oil, make poori, chapati, and roti, potato curry, chicken torma and pea and corn pulao. A full menu! Continue reading…