Category: Pakistani Recipes

Chicken Changezi

Chicken Changezi

Yes, the name Chicken/Murgh Changezi might remind you of the mighty emperor Genghis Khan, popularly known as Changez Khan in the Indian sub-continent (It did to me). There may not be any connection but it would be interesting how Chicken Changezi got its name. Maybe […]

Mutton Rogan Josh

Mutton Rogan Josh

Rogan Josh is an aromatic lamb dish of Persian origin, which is one of the signature recipes of Kashmiri cuisine.┬áRogan josh was brought to Kashmir by the Mughals, whose cuisine was in turn influenced by Persian cuisine. Mutton Rogan Josh is a beautiful blend of […]

Dum Pukht Biryani

Dum Pukht Biryani

Ingredients: Chicken 1 k.g Basmati rice 2 cups Melon seeds ( chaar maghaz) 1 tbsp Poppy seeds 1 tbsp Coconut powder 2 tbsp Cashew nuts 6-7 Saffron 15-16 strands Tomatoes 2-3 (blended) Nutmeg, Mace powder 1/2 tsp Whole spice powder 1 tsp Bay leaves 2 […]

Tawa Bihari Chicken Kebab

Tawa Bihari Chicken Kebab

Everyone wants to experiment with new kabab recipes especially chicken kebabs. Bihari Chicken Kebab is well-known in North India and Pakistan. Bihari Kebabs are soft, succulent, and perfectly blended in spices. The best part of this recipe is that you don’t need an oven or […]

Peshawar Karahi Gosht

Peshawar Karahi Gosht

Peshawari cuisine is a delicious medly of Pakistani and Afghan flavour. Here is one of the most famous recipes from Peshawar. Though karahi gost recipe is not-so-grand Mughlai dish, its still a favourite in many households. Peshawari karahi gosht is a different take on how […]

Shish Tawook / Skewered Kebabs

Shish Tawook / Skewered Kebabs

Shish Tawook or Shish Taouk is a popular dish of Turkish and Arabic cuisine. Over time, Shish Tawook has gained popularity in other regions like India and Pakistan. As is in most grill and barbecue recipes, marination is important to make shish taouk. Ingredients: 4 […]

Nalli Nihari

Nalli Nihari

Nihari is the star of Mughlai cuisine after biryani. Nihari dates back to the Nawabi days and is cooked overnight for 6 – 8 hours. Nalli Nihari is a special version of the dish with the shank and bone marrow being its main ingredient. Nihari […]

Chicken Angara

Chicken Angara

Chicken Angaara is my absolute favorite. Its an easy chicken recipe and it’s smoky flavor and aroma makes it distinct from most chicken gravies like Chicken Changezi and Butter Chicken. The hack for the smoky flavor is to burn a small piece of charcoal on […]

Nargisi Kabab

Nargisi Kabab

Nargisi kababs are popular on the Iftar table. Nargisi kabab is egg covered with minced meat. I would say it is shami kabab (recipe here) with an egg filling. One of the easy and favorite starters in Ramadan, Nargisi Kebab is one of my family’s […]

Cheese Samosa

Cheese Samosa

Present these cheese samosas to food lovers and they are over in a minute! A heavenly combination of crispiness and melted cheese. Cheese samosa is a famous iftar recipe as well. The tricky part of preparing this is the duration of frying the samosas. The […]