Monday, June 27, 2011
Friday, June 24, 2011
Sharbat or Sherbet is a popular Middle Eastern and South Asian drink that is prepared from fruits or flower petals. It is sweet and served chilled. It can be served in concentrate form and eaten with a spoon or diluted with water to create the drink. Rose, Sandalwood, Lemon, Orange, Pineapple, Mango & Falsa sharbats are very common in Pakistan.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Sesame Cookies ... These cookies are simple, buttery & delicious. They are flavorful but not too sweet. Goes well with coffee or tea!
Sesame Cookies are the most popular cookies in my house. My brother is addicted to sesame cookies and he always asks me to make them. So far, I've tried at least 4 other recipes. This particular recipe is his new favorite :)
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Sooji ka Halwa ( Semolina Halva ) ... The word 'Halva' comes from the Arabic word 'Halwa' ; meaning sweet or candy. Semolina Halva is made from semolina, ghee and sugar, garnished with dried fruits and nuts. It is an easy & quick dessert.'Halwa Puri Cholay' is Pakistani Traditional Breakfast. It is also prepared on special Islamic occasions; sometimes served with Naan. Enjoy it with Puris, Naan or just with a spoon :)
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Crunchy Sesame Cookies ... Delicious, crisp and crunchy sesame seed cookies made with cooking oil, flour, sugar, egg and sesame seeds. I've posted this recipe earlier, but this time made few changes. They were a big hit & I'm asked to bake them quite often :)
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Kabuli Chanay ka Salan ( White Chickpeas Curry ) ... Chanay ka Salan, Sooji ka halwa & Poori is a very popular Sunday brunch in Pakistan. For making the Channa Masala, the chickpeas are soaked overnight and cooked in a thick spicy curry with onion, tomato & spices. Enjoy this delicious dish with Poori, Naan or Chapati!