History of Sweets in Chitral

History of Sweets in Chitral The subcontinent has a long history of serving and offering sweets on different important occasions. It has been an erstwhile tradition of goodwill gesture to welcome visitor(s) with serving sweetener, and special sweets were served during festivals and celebrations. Sugar, sacros, has been an important ingredient in making different types of sweets i.e. halwa, cakes, biscuits, jam, and syrups of different flavours. It is obtained from sugarcane, and sometimes from beetroots in different parts of…