Delicate cotton candy confections made with besan and creamy milk. Each cube breaks apart to melt in your mouth with a flavourful burst of cardamon. This all-time favourite sweet is a treat for the young and old alike, the perfect conclusion to a hearty meal!
The soan papdi may or may not have such ritualistic significance. But what it shows up for sure, is the idea of food without boundaries. The lightness of touch that makes it so prized is a result of our shared cultural heritage, the result of interactions, political, trade and cultural with other empires of the world, mixing with the indigenous ways of treating ingredients.