The Search For ‘Red Gold’ In Kashmir

The harvesting season for one of the most expensive spices, Saffron, also referred to as ‘Red Gold’ has begun in Kashmir.

Kashmir’s saffron, known for its flavour and colour, is harvested just once a year from late October till mid November.

Villagers around Pampore — also known as the saffron town of Kashmir in Pulwama district –have started working in their fields.







Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/
Feature Presentation: Aslam Hunani/

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