Thanks, delicious Quora thread . Now I’m craving something that’s 1,000 miles away.
Gloriously sticky orange coils of deep-fried wheat flour soaked in sugar syrup. You can also find them across south Asia, the Middle East and east Africa.
Imartis are a bigger, stickier, and orangier version of the humble jalebi.
Kachori sabzi (Varanasi)
This traditional brunch snack is made by filling small dough balls with a spicy potato mash, but is delicious at any time of day.
A winter dessert peculiar to Vanarasi. Made with cardamom and pistachio, it tastes buttery but feels foamy on the tongue, and it's served in little clay pots which you smash on the ground when your meal is over.