Posted in delhi, the world around us by hemmant jha on May 24, 2009


Notwithstanding the fact that much of my beloved Connaught Place is used as a spittoon by the multitudes of paan eaters, there’s no denying the appeal of paan as a digestive and as a luscious finish to a good meal. Below is the unboxing of a particularly fine example by Yamu’s Panchayat, New Delhi.

Jintan, Xylish gum, a good sorbet, an espresso – all seem hopelessly outclassed and pale in comparison. There’s nothing quite like an amalgam of catechu, lime, dry dates, aniseed, coconut, rose petal, saffron and cardamom wrapped in green betel leaf and gilded with pure silver leaf….

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