FAMOUS DISHES FROM ALL OVER PAKISTAN
“While some people eat to live, most Pakistanis live to eat.”
Our food recipes are a blend of most of the countries that we are surrounded by such as central Asia, the Middle East and specially the Mughlai cuisine. Since Pakistan is such a diverse country with diverse cultures the traditional foods vary from region to region.
Punjabis cannot live without their barbeque. Chicken tikka, beef tikka, chicken kebab, mutton kebab – name it and they’ll have it all!
Who says no to a freshly cooked steaming chicken karahi? Especially Punjabis can never say it.
Biryani, biryani, and more biryani but with the infinite amount of ‘aalos’.
It is the native and most famous dish of Balochistan. It is made up of whole chicken, marinated only in salt, then roasted over coals thus luring us with aroma. The roasting time takes hours but it’s worth the wait as it comes out amazing paired with special rice.
Chappli kebab from Peshawar, the most famous of all and no one can resist them.
Cute little meat dumplings, famous in Gilgit, they are usually served under a yogurt-based white sauce.
Some dishes are enjoyed nationwide, such as ‘daal chawal’ paired with ‘achar’.
Let us know what your favourite dish of all in the comment section.