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Itihaas Ki Thaali Se - E1 Falooda

Falooda arrived in India with Mughals in the 16th century. It is said that the Mughals brought the cold milk-based dessert to India from Persia as an alternative to beat the heat. Over the years, Muslim rulers who succeeded from the Mughals patronized the dessert with their own adaptations. Learn all about falooda in this engrossing episode.

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    Falooda arrived in India with Mughals in the 16th century. It is said that the Mughals brought the cold milk-based dessert to India from Persia as an alternative to beat the heat. Over the years, Muslim rulers who succeeded from the Mughals patronized the dessert with their own adaptations. Learn all about falooda in this engrossing episode.

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