History of Indian and Pakistani food

Immerse in a crash course on the history of rich, spicy and fragrant desi food. The food of the Indian subcontinent; which now makes up India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, has gone through a number of historical phases.

Behind the popular curries, Kebabs, rotis chapatis and naan, the roots can be traced back to Indus Valley civilisation (3000 BCE) or even Mehrgarh Civilisation (7000 BCE). Then came invasions starting from Aryans, then Vedic period and influence of Buddhism, Guptas and Mauryas. Then Islamic period specially Mughals and Deccan Nawabs refined…