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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.
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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.…

Similar to a pilaf, aloo ki tahari or spiced potato rice is a Pakistani / Indian vegetarian dish made with rice and potatoes. Other vegetables can be used but the most popular are potatoes. 
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Aloo ki Tahari or Aloo Chawal | Spiced Potato Rice

Similar to a pilaf, aloo ki tahari or spiced potato rice is a Pakistani / Indian vegetarian dish made with rice and potatoes. Other vegetables can be used but the most popular are potatoes which has resulted in this dish also being called aloo chawal (aka potato rice).  Tahari, taheri, aloo chawal or spiced potato rice is a really simple Pakistani & Indian recipe to make. It’s an excellent option for “Meatless Mondays” or when you want to whip something…

This popular Sindhi vegetarian recipe is made from lotus root (bhae in Urdu/Sindhi) in a onion based gravy with potatoes and tamarind pulp.
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Lotus root or bhae ki sabzi with potatoes

This popular Sindhi vegetarian recipe is made from lotus root (bhae in Urdu/Sindhi) in a onion based gravy with potatoes and tamarind pulp. The lotus root known as bhay/bhae/bhein in Sindhi and kanwal kakri in Urdu/Hindi is an indigenous vegetable grown in interior Sindh and used widely in Sindhi cuisine. I had it for the first time at my husband’s house. It’s a staple vegetable which mostly is consumed in its own salan (curry), sometimes with potatoes and as pakoras…

This comforting Shepherd's Pie consists of a layer of chicken mince with vegetables, a light sprinkle of cheese and creamy mashed potatoes on top.
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Shepherd’s Pie

This comforting Shepherd’s Pie consists of a layer of chicken mince with vegetables, a light sprinkle of cheese and creamy mashed potatoes on top. The chill of winter makes me want to make comfort food. Simple recipes, with rich flavors and lots of carbs. Nothing fancy. Just something in which a big spoon could be dug right into. All these thoughts in my mind made me come up with this Shepherd’s Pie recipe. I made it for friends at a…

A basic vegetarian recipe that is a family favorite. Aloo Matar (Potatoes and Peas) are cooked together to create a simple yet delicious sabzi ka salan.
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Aloo Matar ki Sabzi (Potato and Peas Curry)

This potato and peas curry (aloo matar sabzi) is a family favourite! It’s a vegan recipe that’s super easy to whip up and absolutely delicious.  Growing up, this recipe was a regular as part of our weekly dinner menus. Needing just a few pantry staple ingredients, it’s super quick to make. It can be served as a main dish for a family dinner or as a side dish for a party. The amount of gravy depends on personal preference but…

A staple Pakistani meal, aloo keema is made using minced meat (aka keema) and potatoes in a dry gravy. It can be served with roti or rice.
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Pakistani aloo keema | Potato with mincemeat

A staple Pakistani meal, aloo keema is made using minced meat (aka keema) and potatoes in a dry gravy. It can be served with roti or rice. 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…

This simple aloo baingan ki sabzi or potato eggplant vegetable is a mildly spiced Pakistani vegetarian / vegan dish made with eggplant and chopped potatoes. Eat with roti or rice.
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Aloo baingan ki sabzi (Potato Eggplant Vegetable)

Aloo baingan ki sabzi or potato eggplant vegetable is a mildly spiced Pakistani vegan dish made with eggplant and chopped potatoes.  Depending on the country you are from “baingan / baigan” is known by different names. In the USA, Australia & New Zealand, they are known as eggplant; in UK / Ireland, France and other European countries it’s known as aubergine, and in South Asia it’s known as brinjal. Raw eggplant can have a bitter taste, but once it’s cooked it…