Mohan. How are you?
Ashok. How are you?
I have (some) questions about Kashmiri food.
is the (typical) food of Kashmiris?
Kashmiris eat rice both in the morning and in the evening. All the people
in Jammu eat bread (chapatis).
paddy grow in Kashmir?
people in Kashmir eat meat?
in Kashmir, both Muslims and Hindus eat meat.
me, is meat expensive?
meat is more expensive than vegetables.
vegetables of Kashmir are well-known.
eat many kinds of vegetables, but the famous ones are ,
lotus stem, and eggplant.
lotus stem, and eggplant?
only these, but kohlrabi and turnips as well.
day I must eat kohlrabi and turnips.
eat dal also.
do Kashmiris cook meat?
do you not eat
(a red-colored spicy meat dish),
(meat cooked with yogurt),
(meat balls cooked in milk - a delicacy of Kashmiri Muslims), or
(minced (ground) meat)?
I do. Well, how does one cook ?
cook makes very good .
(Why don't you) come sometime, and see (how he does it).
there fish in Kashmir?
the river Vitasta (Jehlum) has several types of fish. Come to our house
someday and eat the trout of this place.
you know how to cook fish?
not worry. The fish will be cooked. Our servant knows how to cook good
well, then I will certainly come. I (really) have to eat Kashmiri fish.
(you) certainly (do)!