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chapter 13 chapter 13: A conversation with a sweetmeat seller
A conversation with a sweetmeat seller
A conversation with a sweetmeat seller
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A CONVERSATION WITH A SWEETMEAT SELLER

A conversation about buying Indian sweetmeats from a sweetmeat seller. There are no typically Kashmiri sweetmeats, hence all the names are non-Kashmiri.

Ashok: What kind of sweetmeats are on this plate?

Sweetmeat seller: These are .

Ashok: How much do these  cost?

Sweetmeat seller: They are six rupees a kilo.

Ashok: I see. Do you sell these by the kilo?

Sweetmeat seller: Yes,  are sold by the kilo.

Ashok: What is on these plates?

Sweetmeat seller: This is coconut . This is  . These are  and these are .

Ashok: What has been pasted on the top of these sweetmeats?

Sweetmeat seller: These are silver leaves and gold leaves.

Ashok: Does one eat them?

Sweetmeat seller: Yes, of course.

Ashok: Did you sell all these sweets by the kilo?

Sweetmeat seller: No, we sell  and  by the dozen.

Ashok: How much are they per dozen?

Sweetmeat seller: Both are four rupees a dozen.

Ashok: How much are  and ?

Sweetmeat seller: Eight rupees a kilo.

Ashok: Give me half a kilo of gulab and half a kilo of .

Sweetmeat seller: Anything else?

Ashok: Well yes, also give me six  and six .

Sweetmeat seller: Here they are.

Ashok: How much is it?

Sweetmeat seller: The total is seven rupees.

Ashok: Here take this ten rupees bill.

Sweetmeat seller: This is your change.

Ashok: Thank you.
 

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