Common Fig popularly known as Anjeer, is a delicious dry fruit that belongs to the Mulberry family. Unlike other dry fruits, Anjeer has a soft juicy outer coating and crunchy seeds inside, which makes it an amazing fruit to relish. Globally, Figs are consumed in its dry form as it tastes best when the seeds turn more crispy, when dried.
The high fiber content in figs helps in maintaining a healthy digestive system. Fibers are essential for maintaining regular bowel movements and food sources such as figs are found to help in easing digestion when consumed regularly. Dried figs are a good source of calcium.
Generations of craftsmen in Kashmir adopted techniques of art over centuries from travelling artisans, most recently in the 15th century from the followers of King Zain-ul-Abidin. A collective of woodcarving, copper engraving, carpet weaving and hand-made paper pulp art called Papier-Mache.