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Deciding what to make for dinner can be exhausting. Here's a Pakistani weekly menu plan that will help you decide 'what's for dinner' or as we say locally 'aaj kia pakayein'
Weekly Dinner Menu

Pakistani Weekly Dinner Menu

Deciding what to make for dinner can be exhausting. Here’s a Pakistani weekly dinner menu plan that will help you decide ‘what’s for dinner’ or as we say locally ‘aaj kia pakayein’ One of the most difficult tasks of the day is to decide what to cook for dinner. It’s not as simple as what the family loves to eat, but also needs to take into consideration the grocery budget plus what is good for the house in the long-run.…

Aloo Kabab or Potato Cutlets is a versatile Pakistani vegetarian recipe made by frying a crispy patty of mashed potatoes and peas flavored with local herbs and spices.
Pakistani Recipes/ Potatoes/ Recipes/ Snacks/ Vegetarian

Aloo Kabab or Potato Cutlets

Aloo Kabab or Potato Cutlets is a versatile Pakistani vegetarian recipe made by frying a crispy patty of mashed potatoes and peas flavored with local herbs and spices. Aloo kababs or potato cutlets are a multi-purpose dish that should be part of every home cook’s repertoire of recipes. They can be served as is to guests or family members at tea-time, and eaten with ketchup, chili garlic sauce or sriracha. They can be served with roti and chutney. They are…

Bursting with flavor and lots of vibrant colors, aloo gobi matar sabzi is a Pakistani vegetarian recipe that can be served as a main meal or as a side dish with rice or roti.
Pakistani Recipes/ Potatoes/ Recipes/ Vegetarian

Aloo Gobi Matar Sabzi

Bursting with flavor and lots of vibrant colors, aloo gobi matar sabzi is a Pakistani vegetarian recipe that can be served as a main meal or as a side dish with rice or roti. For the past couple of weeks, I have focused on introducing more regular recipes on the blog. Recipes that are cooked on a daily basis in the house; the daal, sabzi, gosht and chawal. Not all of them together, of course, but a combination of them…

Aloo Hari Pyaz is a simple to prepare Pakistani vegetarian recipe made with potatoes and spring onions. It can be ready in less than 30 minutes.
Dinner/ Pakistani Recipes/ Potatoes/ Vegetarian

Aloo Hari Pyaz or Potatoes with Spring Onions

Aloo Hari Pyaz is a simple to prepare Pakistani vegetarian recipe made with potatoes and spring onions. It can be ready in less than 30 minutes. The humble potato is a vegetable that almost everyone loves, and of course it is made in many different ways in our house. Here is another simple vegetarian sabzi featuring potatoes, and this time it’s with spring onions or hari piyaaz. It’s a simple recipe, and can be ready in under 30 minutes. Would…

Chicken Curry or Murghi ka salan is a staple at the Pakistani dinner table. This particular version is made with a base of onions and tomatoes, and is best served with roti.
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Murghi ka Salan | Chicken Curry with Onion and Tomatoes

Chicken Curry or Murghi ka salan is a staple at the Pakistani dinner table. This particular version is made with a base of onions and tomatoes. Chicken Curry, Chicken ka Salan or well Murghi ka Salan if we are talking about proper translations is a dinner staple of the Pakistani household. The salan or gravy / curry in English is eaten with rice or roti. It can consist of any meat but with health problems on the rise these days…

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Zeera Aloo ki Sabzi (Spiced Cumin Potatoes with Gravy)

Zeera aloo ki sabzi is a Pakistani vegetarian dish comprising of sliced potatoes seasoned with cumin seeds and chili in a simple but delicious gravy. Serve with raita and chutney for a comforting dinner. Not many people like vegetables, but if there was one vegetable that everyone loved, it would be potatoes. Crispy French fries, potato wedges, mashed potatoes or perhaps a baked potato with sour cream, there’s got to be a recipe that you just can’t get enough of.…

Aloo ki Tahari or Aloo Chawal a simple vegetarian one-pot dish made with rice and potatoes.
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Aloo ki Tahari Recipe

 Aloo ki Tahari or Aloo Chawal is a simple vegetarian one-pot dish made with rice and potatoes. It is one of my favourite Desi comfort foods, and I love having it with lots of raita on the side. The way it’s always been made at my place has been with potatoes (and there’s always an extra potato for me!), but other vegetables like beans or peas can also be added. It can easily be served on its own as a…