Wazwan or Mazma is a multi-course meal in Kashmiri cuisine. Almost all the dishes are meat-based using lamb or few chicken dishes. It is popular throughout the Kashmir. Moreover, Wazwan is also served internationally at Kashmiri food festivals, reunions and marriages.
In the Kashmiri language, waz means ‘cook’ or ‘cooking’ and wan means ‘shop’. Out of its thirty-six courses, between fifteen and thirty can be preparations of meat, cooked overnight under the supervision of a master chef called a vaste waze.