Moplah


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Moplah

 

a Muslim sect among the Malayalis in southern India. The sect arose in the ninth century; its religious and administrative center is the city of Ponnani, where the chief Moplah educational institution, the Djemaat mosque, is located.

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This unpretentious eatery, run by the efficient Zainabi Noor, also specialises in Moplah dishes such as the Fish Biryani.
I knew I had some talent," says Rasheed, who visited Dubai from her hometown of Kozhikode, or Calicut, last week to share this little-known style of cooking with food lovers here during the Moplah food festival at the Taj Palace Hotel's Handi restaurant.
The Moplah rebellion especially gave Hindu organizations an opportunity to argue for consolidation.