History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines. The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions.
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.
Heat sufficient oil in a non stick kadai. Cut the bread slices into rounds, slide them into hot oil and deep fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
Heat saffron sugar syrup on low heat and dip the bread slices in it for 1 minute. Take them out of the syrup and arrange them on a serving plate and keep aside. In the remaining saffron sugar syrup, add cashewnuts and pistachios and stir for a couple of m
Peel the pear and apple and cut into small cubes. Add to the pan and toss lightly. Peel elaichi bananas, cut into small roundels, add to the pan and mix well. Add rooh afza and cook for a minute.
Add green cardamom powder and mix. Apply jam on the bread slices and spread the fruit mixture over it. Garnish with cream and the remaining pistachios and serve.
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