The Muslim food in Sultanate era was predominantly Central-Asian. It has still endured for centuries in Muslim culture of sub-continent as so many dishes in India and Pakistan are Central-Asian. However, the olive oil was replaced by ghee. Dishes were simpler as compared to those of today. Even Turkish dishes like qormah, mutanjan and pula’u were not so common. A popular dish was sakba comprising various kinds of meats.

This article was last updated on Monday, Jan 03, 2005