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Pakistani cuisine

Chicken Yakhni Pulao (Chicken Pilaf)

Chicken Yakhni Pulao (Chicken Pilaf)

  Pakistani cuisine is so rich in every sense of the word. There is a huge variety in each and every course of the meal, such diversity of ingredients, combinations of cooking techniques, shape of pots and pans (and what they are made of) I […]

3 Highway Style Chai Lattes

3 Highway Style Chai Lattes

Not so sure when Chai became Latte.. It used to be simply Tea in English and Chai in Urdu and some how it got that Latte makeover at many coffee shops globally. Pakistanis are very fond of chai which can clearly be proven by the […]

Nihari: A Taste of Home (with Gluten Free option)

Nihari: A Taste of Home (with Gluten Free option)

Couple of years back I got an opportunity to share a recipe from my native country on a platform where people from around the globe were contributing their local speciality. How difficult this selection is! I know and understand that most of us would go […]

Firni (Rice Pudding) : A Gluten Free Eid/Festive Dessert

Firni (Rice Pudding) : A Gluten Free Eid/Festive Dessert

One of many things that a person on gluten restriction learns is how to modify regular food items and I don’t mean creating Gluten Free Bread or Gluten Free Pizza or Gluten Free Roti either because such things take a lot of search for a […]

Fusion Vermicelli – 3 Eid Special Recipes

Fusion Vermicelli – 3 Eid Special Recipes

Time has this amazing ability to keep moving forward which can be a good thing yet sometimes you just wish to cling on to things/situations/people that are precious and hope that time could hold still. Just like this blessed month of Ramadan.. two thirds have […]

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 […]