Nizam

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see HyderabadHyderabad
, former princely state, S central India. The former princedom of Hyderabad is now divided among the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Telangana. The Mughal empire conquered Hyderabad in the late 17th cent.
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Nizam, shortened from Nizam-ul-Mulk, meaning Administrator of the Realm, was the title of the sovereigns of Hyderabad State, since 1724, belonging to the Asif Jahi dynasty.
met Princess Esra Bergin, the former wife of Prince Mukarram Jah, the scion of Asif Jahi family and successor to the last Nizam of Hyderabad Mir Osman Ali Khan.
Introduced to India by the Arabs during the reign of Qutub Shahis, the ruler of Golkonda sultanate and founders of Hyderabad, the dish underwent many improvisations and changes to find its present form and stature during the Asif Jahis or the Nizams of Hyderabad.