Visiting Pakistan and not trying the amazingly rich flavoured spicy foods , complimented with desi ghee and and appetizing taste , than i must say what even you are living for?.
In this article , i would make you enough hungry and desperate to must try any of these dishes whenever you visit Pakistan, so get ready to dive in.
TOP 5 TRADITIONAL FOODS IN PAKISTAN:
While talking about food , nihari is far most the best desi dishes i ever experienced and is a pretty cool choice while talking about Pakistani cuisine.
Its a combination of dry spices fried in vegetable oil with animal fats .The meat part is usually beef shank and a very healthy portion of desi ghee.
Garnishing is usually done by a side plate which is a local style of serving the dish ; with half cooked green chillies, some ginger , coriander and a light squeeze of lime .
The most famous spots to spark up the meal with with Pakistani dish is javed nihari in Karachi and waris nihari in lahore .
2. Kabuli Pulao
The next dish which is no less than others is the kabuli pulao whose origin is from the kabul which is the capital of Afghanistan as its connected to one of the province of Pakistan.
The dish is rich in flavour ,high in nutritional values,consisting of a handsome choice of dry fruits stirred in vegetable oil with some dry spices, can be a good choice for those who like mild taste ; few chunks of meat are also the part of cuisine.Saffron adds up more to the taste and unique colour of the dish .
Sometimes its served with half cooked leg placed on the top of the serving dish which is a unique style i observed while visiting the place . You can easily get the dish on streets of Peshawar as its considered the masterpiece by the locals.
Karahi is one of the most famous dish among the locals that you can find cooking in the smallest roadside shops or else to the country’s most lavish 5 star restaurants.
The dish takes its name from the black, iron, scoop-shape pan. Usually a karahi curry is made with goat, but also commonly with chicken or even shrimp. The metal dish can then be its own serving bowl, sizzling hot coming straight to the center of your table.
Most Pakistani karahi recipes start with tomatoes, onions, and some type of animal fat. It’s that tomato broth that gives each Karahi its unique taste and mouth watering flavour, and the rest of the magic is done by the adorable methods of cooking the meat which takes the game to the next level .
Im Karachi, chacha jee is famous for this amazing dish while in lahore Butt Karahi is no less in giving the competition.
Haleem is one of the heartiest dishes made with a combination of barley, local wheat varieties, and chana (chickpeas)and a healthy quantity of beef .Slow-cooking, for up to an entire day, on very low heat is a technique used to give haleem its warm, home-cooked flavor.
Onions (fried separately), mint leaves, both green and dry chilies, and then some masala spices go into the mother-pot, and a final garnish comes from generous squeezes of lemon juice .
The article is all so dry and incomplete if i haven’t ended it with the most breathtaking dish ; which could do wonders to your tummy.
Pre-steamed rice is layered into a massive cooking vessel, each time shifted over with dry spice combinations of cumin, nutmeg, cardamom, and of course turmeric. The meat could be of any medium such as chicken,beef, prawns totally satisfying the eater to its fullest .
One of the famous spots to eat biryani is student’s biryani and A-one biryani in Karachi