Being One of the Few Makers of Kerala’s Favourite Sugar Candies, a 62-Year-Old has Created Nostalgia for Four Decades

This story is about Kerala-based AT Basheer, now 62 years old and one of the few who still makes ‘panjara paalu mittayi’ or sugar candies. The hereditary candy-making business In the 1930s, a teenager named Aboobacker from Kayamkulam, Kerala, fought with his father and ran away from his family. He took a bus to Tamil […]

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