There are fewer than 5,000 Indian Jews still living in India. Growing up, artist Siona Benjamin was one of them. She shares their recipes and culinary secrets.
Poha, or flattened rice, and fresh or fresh frozen shredded coconut can be found at Indian or other specialty food stores.
Most foods of Jewish ritual are well known to the larger Jewish community. The entire seder is focused around a series of symbolic foods that are familiar to almost all Jews. However, the foods of smaller and lesser known Jewish communities around the world are often lost as their numbers dwindle and dishes are prepared less and less.