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Pakistani cuisine

Wednesday Wisdom: Pakora Perfection

Wednesday Wisdom: Pakora Perfection

“Which liquid turns into solid when heated?” Obviously the answer is pakora or desi fritter. When it rains, we fry pakoray to enjoy the weather with a cup of tea and during Ramadan it is a must iftar item for 99% of Pakistanis. Pakora could […]

Achari Fish Handi

Achari Fish Handi

It just occurred to me that I barely cooked fish this season for some unknown reasons. Where I am residing currently, only fresh water fish is available…smaller in size and contains a lot of bones…which is a big problem for me as I prefer boneless […]

Namak Mandi Style Dumba Karahi (Lamb Karahi)

Namak Mandi Style Dumba Karahi (Lamb Karahi)

You know how passionate a nation is about food when almost all the major cities have their own food streets. Karachi has Burnes Road, Lahore has Gwalmandi and Peshawar has Namak Mandi to name a few very old ones that are famous for local and […]

Chicken Qorma

Chicken Qorma

This is like an extension of previous post, homemade Qorma masala as I thought it would be better to continue and suggest a simple and most obvious choice using that spice mix. Qorma is the fanciest version of curry. It is thicker in consistency, has deeper flavor […]

Qorma Masala

Qorma Masala

If someone asks you What makes Pakistani food stand out? What makes it different and unique? What is the most significant thing about it? I would say it’s aroma. Our desi food has this special feature that you can tell what it is by it’s […]

Peshawari Green Tea (Qehwa)

Peshawari Green Tea (Qehwa)

Simple things are the best things in life, my perspective at least. If things are kept simple and drama free you get to enjoy and appreciate even the little things and you get to be more productive. Take this humble green tea for instance… it […]