Monday, June 27, 2011

Masalay Wali Bhindi ( Curried Okra )


Masalay Wali Bhindi ( Curried Okra ) ... Okra / Lady finger / Bhindi cooked in a tomato based gravy. You can make it like this or you an also add meat to it. 

Friday, June 24, 2011

Sharbat-e-Falsa (Grewia Juice)


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 and more Awards



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

Wholesome Rice ( Macaroni Chicken Veggies Fried Rice )


Wholesome Rice ( Macaroni Chicken Veggies Fried Rice ) ... Healthy rice dish, full of veggies, chicken & macaroni. You can also try this with different vegetables of your choice. Get creative & enjoy!


Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Sooji ka Halwa ( Semolina Halva ) & Awards


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

Pakistani Mutton Stew


 Pakistani Mutton Stew ... A popular, delicious & mouth-watering Pakistani dish of Mutton cooked with onions, yoghurt & whole spices.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Crunchy Sesame Cookies 2


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 )


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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!
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