Kashmiri Wazwan Mini Thali: 7 Recipes To Put Together An Authentic Wazwan Meal

Kashmiri Wazwan Mini Thali: 7 Recipes To Put Together An Authentic Wazwan Meal

Kashmir, nicknamed as ‘little heaven on Earth’, is known for its enchanting valleys, snow-capped mountains, local handicrafts and many more such things. Apart from its angelic beauty, this place is also very famous for its lip-smacking food. While speaking about Kashmiri Wazwan, this cuisine is often considered the pride of the valley. It is both a celebration and an emotion. This meal comprises 36 separate dishes put together in one thali to give you an out-of-the-world gastronomical experience.

However, preparing 36 separate recipes at home to enjoy Kashmiri Wazwan cuisine seems impossible for us. Isn’t it? It can be back-breaking and time-consuming, especially when you have nobody to help. In that case, here we have curated a Kashmiri Wazwan (mini) Thali for you all. Want to know what constitutes this thali? Take a look below.

Here’s A List Of 7 Recipes To Put Together An Authentic Wazwan Meal:

Rista Curry

This Kashmiri recipe is our favourite recipe in Wazwan cuisine. Screaming sinful decadence, it is ideal for a weekend brunch, intimate gathering or dinner. We bet that once you try this recipe, it is sure to become the talking point of the spread. Find the complete recipe.

Paneer Methi Chaman

Now here comes another delectable recipe for you all. In this recipe, fried paneer pieces are laden with dense, tangy gravy flavoured with lots of whole spices and spice powders. Milk is also added to cut the bitterness of methi, making this a real treat to enjoy. Click here for the recipe.

Rogan Josh

This recipe is worldwide famous because of its strong and aromatic ingredients. Straight from a Kashmiri kitchen, here’s a rogan josh recipe that has meat stirred along with a host of numerous aromatic spices and herbs, mixed with curd and pressure cooked till tender. Click here.


Kashmiri Roth

Roth is a sweet flatbread, prepared with flour, sugar and clarified butter or ghee.


One of the most popular dishes that define the cuisine. It is a yogurt-based recipe made with meat or lotus stem and further spiced or flavoured with fennel seeds and cardamom. Click here.


It is basically tender meatballs cooked in milk-based gravy. It is said, gustaba is served towards the end of the meal, before dessert, and is an integral part of Kashmiri wazwan. Click here for the recipe.



A popular dessert of Kashmir, phirni is made of rice, milk, saffron, cardamom, etc. Dry fruits and rose essence are also added to give it a special flavour. The dessert gets its real flavour or taste with the delicacy with which the rice is ground. Find the recipe here.

Ps: Add steamed rice alongside! Your wholesome Kashmiri Wazwan Mini Thali is ready to be savoured.

Try these recipes at home and let us know how you liked them in the comment section below.