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Aloo Matar ki Sabzi

A basic vegetarian recipe that is a family favorite. Aloo (potatoes) and peas (matar) are cooked together to create a simple yet delicious sabzi ka salan. It’s become difficult to write these days. No, I am not facing writer’s block or running out of recipes. It’s just that I have been so caught up and busy in both my personal & professional life that it’s difficult to find the time to write blog posts. But don’t worry. I haven’t disappeared…

A staple Pakistani meal, Aloo keema is made using minced meat (aka keema) and potatoes in a dry gravy.
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Pakistani Aloo Keema

A staple Pakistani meal, Aloo keema is made using minced meat (aka keema) and potatoes in a dry gravy. I love Aloo Keema! Not plain Keema or Matar Keema or Piyaaz Keema. What I love love is Aloo Keema. I know this entire recipe can be made with matar (aka peas) but it just won’t be the same till there’s at least one potato in it! That’s also why this recipe states using anywhere from 2 potatoes to 4 potatoes.…

Karhi is a Pakistani vegetarian dish consisting of a sour yoghurt and chickpea flour/besan base with pakora’s or vegetable fritters.
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Karhi

Karhi is a Pakistani vegetarian dish consisting of a sour yoghurt & chickpea flour/besan base with pakora’s or vegetable fritters. Karhi or Pakora wali Karhi is not to be confused with the English ‘curry’. That ‘curry’ is synonymous with the everyday salan’s that we make with chicken, beef or mutton. The Pakora wali Karhi is a vegetarian dish comprising of pakora’s (vegetable fritters) in a sour yoghurt with besan/chickpea flour base. The distinctive tangy taste is what makes it so…

Paneer Reshmi Handi. This decadent chicken dish with its rich & creamy sauce flavored with coconut & green chili’s is just the thing to impress friends & family.
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Paneer Reshmi Handi

This decadent chicken dish with its rich & creamy sauce flavored with coconut & green chili’s is just the thing to impress friends & family. If a visitor comes to Karachi and you have to take them to just one restaurant in the city where would you go? Kolachi. That’s pretty much the answer everyone would give. Why? Is it because of: The ambiance or The food or The service Fortunately for us one would be left wondering what to…

This is a quick & simple recipe for a cheesy chicken casserole bake made using chicken mince, white sauce, ketchup and lots of mozzarella cheese on top.
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Cheesy Chicken Casserole Bake

This is a quick & simple recipe for a cheesy chicken casserole bake made using chicken mince, white sauce, ketchup and lots of mozzarella cheese on top. We all have those days when we want comfort food – something quick, scrumptious and with lots of melted cheese. This chicken & cheese casserole is one of those recipes. Not only is it simple to make but it lends itself to endless variations all limited only by the contents of your fridge.…

Originally from Burma, Khao-Suey is a popular dish among the Memon & Gujrati community of Pakistan. It comprises of noodles in a coconut or yoghurt based curry, with spicy chicken or beef and an array of condiments which will always include crisps or Slims and a squeeze of lemon juice.
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Khao suey

  Originally from Burma, Khao-Suey is a popular dish among the Memon & Gujrati community of Pakistan. It comprises of noodles in a coconut or yoghurt based curry, with spicy chicken or beef and an array of condiments which will always include crisps or Slims and a squeeze of lemon juice. I first heard about Khao Suey at my university when I started my Bachelors – an exotic sounding dish that is a regular dinner meal among the Memon &…

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Lemon Garlic Chicken

There are some recipes that you just want to make at once. They make you forget about the list of chores that need to be completed, the tv shows that you could be watching, and instead you are standing in the kitchen with ingredients laid out on the counter.   This lemon garlic chicken was one such recipe for me. Instead of the Chinese styled lemon chicken, this is more of an Italian version where the chicken is first browned,…