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Jangli Pulao

Jangli Pulao

First lock down … we moved to a new city. Second lock down … we moved to another city. Both scenarios are difficult to manage and I pray that the world soon gets a proper vaccine for Covid 19 so we can all unpause and […]

Baingan Ka Raita (Eggplant Raita)

Baingan Ka Raita (Eggplant Raita)

Have you tried this raita? If you are from the beautiful province of Khyber Pakhtoon Khwa I am sure you already have a killer recipe of this raita and if you know anyone from the lovely city of Peshawar, they must have introduced you to […]

Gluten Free Tawa Naan

Gluten Free Tawa Naan

Here comes the first gluten free naan recipe of the blog! I fully acknowledge that it took me quite a while to add a naan recipe to the gluten free section and yes I had many failures in the quest. Even with high rated recipes […]

Dal Makni (Butter Dal)

Dal Makni (Butter Dal)

So how was Eid? I remember our elders used to say during and post Eid Ul Adha that after eating meat dishes for few consecutive days, they crave vegetables and dal. I didn’t understand this philosophy then and honestly I still don’t. How can one […]

Chanay Ke Daal (Split Gram Lentil)

Chanay Ke Daal (Split Gram Lentil)

Familiar with “Mian Gee Ke Daal”? How old is that place? 40 years? It used to be a small road side hotel at Lalamusa and now it is upgraded with a few branches opened in Punjab. Chanay ke daal has always been its signature and […]

Perfect Gluten Free Roti

Perfect Gluten Free Roti

Is it fair to call roti a side dish in Pakistani cuisine? Well if you are living gluten free in this country then it is a dream, trust me! Of course there is makkai ( corn meal) ke roti, chawal (rice) ke roti, Bajray (millet) […]