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Chicken pakora are a super simple & delicious snack to make. Boneless chicken pieces are coated with a gram flour (besan) batter and fried till golden brown. Crispy & crunchy they will be a hit with adults and kids alike. Serve hot with green chutney or tomato ketchup with a cup of chai on the side.
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Chicken Pakora | Chicken Fritters in gram flour batter

Chicken pakora are a super simple & delicious snack to make. Boneless chicken pieces are coated with a gram flour (besan) batter and fried till golden brown. Crispy & crunchy they will be a hit with adults and kids alike. Serve hot with green chutney or tomato ketchup with a cup of chai on the side. It’s the first roza today and the start of Ramadan, a very special month for Muslims. For those that don’t know Ramadan or Ramazan…

Today I am sharing a super simple beverage recipe with you and that’s of namkeen lassi or salty lassi! Namkeen lassi is a popular beverage in Pakistan & India made from yoghurt, salt and roasted cumin.
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Namkeen Lassi (Salty Lassi)

Today I am sharing a super simple beverage recipe with you and that’s of namkeen lassi or salty lassi! Namkeen lassi is a popular beverage in Pakistan & India made from yoghurt, salt and roasted cumin. So what is lassi? and what exactly is namkeen lassi? Lassi is a popular beverage from the Indian subcontinent made with yoghurt. It’s a beverage that can be enjoyed throughout the year, but come summer, lassi consumption shoots up like anything! Because in the…

25 Pakistani vegetarian recipes that you have to make - vegan options included. Simple everyday recipes to showstopper dishes, snacks, chutneys and more!
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25 Pakistani Vegetarian Recipes you HAVE to make!

When we talk about Pakistani cuisine, there is a general assumption that it’s all about meat. And while we do have a lot of speciality meat dishes, we have many vegetarian recipes in our repertoire. So here’s a list of 25 Pakistani vegetarian recipes for you to try. Quite a few of them are vegan as well, or lend themselves to vegan variations with a few changes in ingredients.  To make for easy organising, I have divided them into four categories as…

These Pakistani bakery style vegetable patties or vegetable puffs are a perfect tea time snack with a spicy potato and peas filling encased in crispy flaky puff pastry.
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Bakery style vegetable patties | Vegetable puffs | Spicy potato puff pastry

These Pakistani bakery style vegetable patties or vegetable puffs are a perfect tea time snack with a spicy potato and peas filling encased in crispy flaky puff pastry. Today I am sharing a recipe for bakery style vegetable patties or vegetable puffs which are a popular snack in India and Pakistan. In Pakistan, they are commonly known as patties and in India they are called vegetable puffs or veg puffs for short. These vegetable patties / veg puffs are a…

A simple and quick recipe for Pakistani qeema or Pakistani style ground mince with onions and green chilies. This recipe makes for a dry style qeema which is best had with puri or paratha.
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Pakistani Qeema recipe | Breakfast qeema with onions | Pakistani ground mince 

Today I am sharing a recipe for a super simple and delicious Pakistani qeema or keema. In our family, we would call it “naashta wala qeema” which translates into breakfast qeema ; and the reason we called it this was because it was usually made for breakfast and eaten with puri or paratha. We loved it so much that we had it at lunch and dinner as well, but the name stuck – breakfast qeema it was!  What is qeema…

With a base of yoghurt or dahi, raita is one of the most popular sides in Pakistani and Indian cuisine. Not only does yoghurt temper the spice that is a characteristic part of Desi cuisine, but it also acts as a condiment or dip to soak up the roti for dry dishes like BBQ.
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How to make raita and different types of raita

With a base of yoghurt or dahi, raita is one of the most popular sides in Pakistani and Indian cuisine being served alongside dishes such as biryani and pulao. Not only does yoghurt temper the spice that is a characteristic part of Desi cuisine, but it also acts as a condiment or dip to soak up the roti for dry dishes like BBQ. Read on ahead to find out about the different types of raita in Desi cuisine as well…

Green chutney or coriander mint chutney is a versatile Pakistani / Indian chutney made with coriander, mint leaves and green chilies. It’s like the Desi version of ketchup; except it’s green and depending on the amount of green chilies you add, mild or super spicy!
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Green Chutney (Coriander and Mint Chutney) | Hari Chutney 

Green chutney or coriander mint chutney is a versatile Pakistani / Indian chutney made with coriander, mint leaves and green chilies. It’s like the Desi version of ketchup; except it’s green and depending on the amount of green chilies you add, can be mild or super spicy! How do you make green chutney?  The main ingredients needed to make green chutney are unsurprisingly green in colour – they are coriander leaves (dhaniya), mint leaves (pudina) and green chilies. All fresh…