Firangis - Frangistan (Persian: فرنگستان) was a term used by Muslims and Persians in particular, during the Middle Ages and later periods, to refer to Western or Latin Europe. Muslim traders referred to European traders as Farang and it also entered the local vernaculars of South Asia and Southeast Asia.
Our food reflects the journeys of Iranian who crossed the Hindukush
mountain range on foot, a distance that today encompasses four
countries and two continents, to arrive in the land then known as
Hindustan. On arrival, as along the journey, they had just one thing in
"Welcome back to the food of your ancestors” - FIRANGIS (Restaurant
and Bar) A Typical Mumbai Iranian café with a twist and Fusion in
modern era. The delightfully nostalgic cafes, with their high ceilings and
European décor meshed with Persian icons and artefacts, serve culinary
delicacies from lamb samosa to berry pulao (rice with Iranian berries)
and Shrewsberry biscuits. They remain one of the most enduring
contributions by a diaspora community to the Indian culture.