Basic Subsistence: At its simplest, Pakistani cooking today consists of staple foods which are cheap and abundant. Wheat and other flour products are the mainstay of the diet, one familiar form being CHAPATI, an unleavened bread akin to a Mexican tortilla. This is made with dough prepared from whole wheat flour. Another basic food is LASSI, milk from which curds and butterfat … [Read more...]
Pakistani Cuisine, Food & Recipes
Pakistani cuisine is known for its richness and flavour, and varies greatly from region to region due to the country's ethnic and cultural diversity. Food from Punjab and Sindh exhibits similarities to that of Northern India - highly seasoned & spicy!
Dishes in Balochistan, Azad Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and the Tribal Areas use mild, aromatic spices and less oil, similar to the cuisines of nearby Afghanistan and Iran.
International and fusion dishies, and fast food are popular in the cities, blending local and foreign recipes. Population lifestyle changes means ready-made masala and other seasonings and curries are becoming ever more popular. Balanced against that, the ethnic of Pakistan means dishes vary from house to house, often quite different from the traditional Pakistani cuisine.
Kheer Kheer 2 Besan Burfi Sewian Mango Ice CreamRice Flour Pudding Gulab Jamuns Suji Halva Carrot Halva RasgoolaKheer (Vermicelli Pudding) Recipe from Dalbir Chadda:What makes this dessert unusual is that it is not as sweet as most Indian desserts. It is fairly simple to make. Make sure that the vermicelli is very fine (angel hair … [Read more...]
Aaloo Bukharay Ki Chutney Pokara Dipping Sauces Sambar Powder Rasam PowderKabob Sauce Podina Chutney Spiced Fruit ChutneyAaloo Bukharay Ki Chutney IngredientsDried plums (aaloo bukharay) 1/4 kg Water 2 cups Sugar 1/2 cup or to taste Salt To taste peppers(ground) To taste Red chilli powder To taste Vineger 1/2 cup Red food … [Read more...]
Pokara Red Kidney Beans Red Lentil Soup Rice With Potatoes, Cilantro And Mint Vegetables in a Yoghurt and Coconut SauceSpiced Potatoes In Tamarind Sauce Pumpkin Fugadh Pumpkin Soup Uppama Alu Carrot Pickle Eggplant In Ginger-Tamarind Sauce Red Kidney Beans (Rajma) Serving Size : 6 Ingredients2 c Red kidney bean 3 qt Water 1 t … [Read more...]
Chicken Jalfarezi Ginger Chicken Palak Muragh Anokhay Kabaab Raan Masaledar Prawns in Spicy Coconut SauceChicken Masalah Lamb Pasanday Taway kay Kabab Nauratan Galawat kay Kabab Shahi KormaChicken Jalfarezi Ingredients3 lb. Chicken breast-boneless 8 oz Green Pepper 8 oz Tomato 8 oz Onion (Red-Large) 1 t Cumin Seed 10 Garlic … [Read more...]