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Allo Bukharay ki Chutney - Pakistani Style Plum Sauce

Allo Bukharay ki Chutney - Pakistani Style Plum Sauce

Pakistani summer brings such amazing variety of fruits to the table. In old times without freezers and refrigerators readily available in homes, grannies made chunteys and preservatives out of seasonal fruits to allow the families to enjoy these fruits long ...

Mango Yogurt

Mango Yogurt

Mango season and Ramzan have been coinciding since last few years. My love for mangoes has made me incorporate mangoes in my iftar regularly. With June's blistering heat around, one longs for things that are cold and refreshing while breaking ...

Sooji Halwa - Pakistani style Semolina Halwa

Sooji Halwa - Pakistani style Semolina Halwa

Semolina Halwa was amongst the first few things I learnt to cook primarily because it took less time to cook and I loved its mild sweetness. I wasn’t much of a halwa puri breakfast fan as the fried pooris dont ...

Fruit Chaat - Pakistani Fruit Salad

Fruit Chaat - Pakistani Fruit Salad

Fruit chaat – Pakistani fruit salad is a staple diet during the month of fasting. No Iftaar table in Pakistan is complete without a large bowl of Fruit Chaat. It is quick and simple to make and is packed with ...

Gajjar Ka Halwa - Pakistani Carrot Halwa

Gajjar Ka Halwa - Pakistani Carrot Halwa

While growing up in Pakistan, Gajjar ka Halwa was a winter staple in our home. Carrots in Pakistan were a seasonal item so ammi regularly made it during winter season as the new carrot crop hit the market. These days ...

Gulab Jaman

Gulab Jaman

In my part of the world every celebration is accompanied with a dessert. Be it a wedding, an engagement, a birth, a promotion, a graduation, purchase of a house or a new car or festival of Eid, our happy moments ...

Firni - Pakistani Rice Pudding

Firni - Pakistani Rice Pudding

Rice puddings are part of quite a few cuisines around the world. Be it Thailand, UK, Iran, Bangladesh, Norway, Egypt, Puerto Rico or Pakistan. Everyone has their own versions of rice puddings prepared with the local ingredients. Thais make theirs ...