What is Desi food?

In regions of South Asia, desi in the context of food, implies "native" or "traditional". Common examples are "desi ghee", which is the traditional clarified butter used in South Asia as opposed to more processed fats such as vegetable…

What is Desi music and Desi performing arts?

The Natya Shastra (a Sanskrit treatise on the performing arts) refers to the regional varieties of folk dance and music elements as desi, and states that these are meant as pure entertainment for common people, while the pan-Indian margi…

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