A dessert fit for royalty.
If you love dishes steeped in history, stories and sweetness, look no further than Hyderabad’s Qubani Ka Meetha. This dessert is prized in the state and served for special occasions like weddings. The apricot itself came to India in 326 BC with the invasion of Alexander the Great, but Quabani as a https://www.slurrp.com/article/7-scrumptious-apricot-desserts-that-will-make-you-drool-1666469206318 https://www.slurrp.com/article/7-scrumptious-apricot-desserts-that-will-make-you-drool-1666469206318is a little more recent and came about during the Mughal era.
Qubani, or Khubani is the Urdu word for apricot so Qubani Ka Meetha directly translates to apricot sweet. And that’s exactly what it is! Essentially just two ingredients, the dish highlights all the natural flavours of the fruit and utilises every part of it, including the seed.
The slow cooking process is what makes magic happen and as they cook, the fruit reduces down to a jam-like consistency with no additional flavours. The sweet, floral flavours of the apricot are the star of the show and even though it's simple, this dish is highly coveted in Hyderabad and beyond.