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Pakistani / Indian, Pakistani Dinner Party Menu, Ramadan Recipes, Rice, Vegetarian

Simple Vegetable Pulao


This simple vegetable pulao is a household favorite, it cooks in under 30 minutes and can be served as a side with any curry. This recipe is very popular with young children as well, in fact my daughter loves to eat it by itself. I love to serve it at […]

BBQ, Beef, Eid Recipes, Meat, Pakistani / Indian, Pakistani Dinner Party Menu

Bihari Keema Fry

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Pakistani Food has such complex flavors, it’s almost impossible to not fall in love with it! There are so many ways one recipe can be cooked so you never get bored with the food. Bihari Keema is a spin on the famous Bihari kebab and Bihari boti. Bihari Kebabs are […]

Asian Cuisine, Beef, Eid Recipes, Pakistani / Indian, Pakistani Dinner Party Menu, Spice Blends

Karachi Beef Nihari


Nihari is a slow cooked meat stew which originated in the Indian subcontinent. It is mainly cooked with beef shank but can be made with mutton or chicken, it is flavored with a blend of spices and thickened with a whole wheat flour slurry. I learnt the base of this […]

American, Salads, Vegetarian

Spinach Blueberry Salad with Feta


This delicious superfood salad is one for the books. Packed with ingredients like spinach, blueberries, feta and almonds it can’t get healthier than this. Made with just 6 ingredients and a super simple dressing you wont compromise on health and flavor. This is a perfect addition to your holiday dinner […]


Brown Sugar Shaken Espresso

Fusion, Mexican, Seafood

Shrimp Fajitas


Shrimp fajitas are perfect for a low carb lifestyle. Fresh

American, Chicken

Orange Cranberry Glazed Roast Chicken


If you are not familiar with Thanksgiving, its an American holiday observed on the fourth Thursday of November. It celebrates the story of the Pilgrim’s meal with the Native Americans and is reserved as a day to spend with loved ones and for giving thanks. Most families observe with a […]

American, Salads, Sandwiches

Ultimate Egg Salad Sandwich


Egg Salad sandwich is ultimate comfort food, easy to make and doesn’t require a lot of time. It makes for a perfect finger food appetizer at parties, ideal for school or office lunches and a quick fix dinner option. I love the textures in this recipe, the creamy yolks mixed […]

Pakistani / Indian, Pakistani Dinner Party Menu, Rice

Simple Chana Pulao ( Chick Pea rice Pilaf)


A simple long grain basmati rice pilaf cooked with chick peas and minimal spices. It is perfect for vegetarians but if you wanna kick it up a notch, use chicken stock to add a depth of flavor. This rice pilaf is ideal to serve at get togethers, it goes with […]

Chicken, Mexican

Easy 30 Minute Chicken Birria Taco

Pakistani / Indian, Vegetarian

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora


Punjabi Kadhi pakora originated in the Indian subcontinent, it is a thick yogurt and gram flour based sauce which is then tempered with hot oil and aromatics. Later when it got popular many regions started making adjustments to it according to their preferences and Kadhi with pakora remains to be […]

Beef, Italian, Pasta

Baked Mostaccioli

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Chicken, Pakistani / Indian, Rice

Karachi Style Deighi Biryani


Karachi style deighi biryani is spicy, tangy and made without tomatoes and onions. This is a super easy and straightforward recipe and doesn’t take too long to cook. You may use any brand sindhi and bombay biryani spice blend. I use Shan spice blend. A few tips and tricks will […]

Appetizer, Asian, Asian Cuisine, Chicken, Seafood

Chinese Dumplings


In the Chinese culture dumplings are meant to bring good fortune and since the shape of Chinese dumplings is similar to ancient gold or silver ingots, they symbolize wealth. Dumplings are a part of daily diet in China and made in several different ways. Traditionally filled with a blend of pork and shrimp, […]

Dessert, Pakistani / Indian, Ramadan Recipes


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Falooda is a delicious dessert drink from the Indian subcontinent. It is typically served at happy occasions, festivals and religious holidays. Rooh Afza is a rose flavored syrup base, which is diluted with water and considered a popular refreshing drink served in summer to cool down. This base is also […]

Appetizer, Beef, Pakistani / Indian, Ramadan Recipes

(Bajra) Millet Flour Kebabs


These delicious gluten free millet flour (bajra) kebabs are a part of my family for 3 generations. A unique batter made with millet flour and white vinegar gives these delicious kebabs a distinct flavor unlike any other kebabs you have ever tried. I learnt to make these from my mother […]

Appetizer, Asian, Chicken, Ramadan Recipes

Crispy Homemade Egg Rolls


This delicious better then take out egg roll recipe is a keeper. Simple multi purpose boiled, shredded chicken is tossed with stir fried with egg noodles, cabbage, bell pepper and carrots then wrapped in egg roll wrapper and deep fried until golden and crispy. Once you try this recipe you […]

Appetizer, Chicken, Fusion, Pakistani / Indian, Ramadan Recipes

Jalapeño Popper Samosas


A combination of jalapeño popper filling stuffed inside a flaky pastry once deep fried a creamy, cheesy and spicy chicken filling oozes out when you break into it. This Ramadan try my ultimate jalapeño popper samosas. These are going to be the next family favorite iftar snacks. The use of […]

Chicken, Pakistani / Indian, Ramadan Recipes

Frontier Chicken

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Frontier chicken is a spicy, tangy tomato based gravy with peppers and onions. It gets its name from the area of Pakistan its popular in, which is the northwest or the frontier of Pakistan. It’s especially popular at the highway dhabas (truck stops). Frontier chicken is more popular in the United […]

Pakistani / Indian, Ramadan Recipes, Sauces, Vegetarian

Multi Purpose Tomato Gravy Base


This is my go to ultimate tomato base gravy, I make a big batch of this gravy and freeze it, especially during Ramadan.  All you have to do is add boneless chicken and you’ll have chicken masala ready in under 30 mins. Same goes for raw shrimp, ground beef, lamb or […]

Meat, Pakistani / Indian, Ramadan Recipes

Keema Aloo


Keema Aloo is one of the most staple dishes in any south Asian home, its ground meat of choice beef/chicken/lamb and potatoes cooked in a tomato based gravy with minimal spices easily available at home. It is very versatile and can be enjoyed with naan/roti or rice. In my family […]

American, Sandwiches

Chicken Teriyaki Subway Sandwich


Shrimp Scampi Without Wine


The literal meaning on Shrimp Scampi is ‘Shrimp Lobster’ which doesn’t make sense in theory but this term became popular because Italian chefs in the United States substituted Shrimp in a recipe that used Lobster also known as Scampi. So basically Shrimp Scampi is Shrimp prepared scampi-style. I hope that […]

Drinks, Pakistani / Indian

Dhaba Chai (Tea)


Tea is most loved drink in the Indian subcontinent. With variations from all cultures and regions you will find that it boils down to literally 4 main ingredients, tea, milk, water and sugar. Some people liked like their tea spiced and others sweet but the purpose of tea is to […]


Easy Homemade Lasagna

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Asian Cuisine

Quick Shrimp Stir Fry

Asian Cuisine

Pakistani Style Beef Chili


Beef Chili is a traditional Chinese recipe, made with thinly sliced beef slices stir fried on high heat, cooked with aromatics, veggies of choice, fresh and dried chili peppers and doused in a delicious soy sauce based sauce. It’s one of my dad’s favorite dishes and usually served on a […]


Chocolate Pudding Trifle


Do you have a favorite dessert? Or a go to Dessert? Or something your family members and friends ask you to make everytime for a potluck? Well, this #chocolatepuddingtrifle checks all the boxes above. It’s my favorite because i can whip it up in minutes, it looks pretty, it tastes […]

Easy Mango Mousse Shots

Easy Mango Mousse Shots


I am the kind of host who spends more time on the appetizers and main course that I am always hustling to make dessert at the end. The dilemma is that when you serve a grand meal, you can’t disappoint with the dessert which is why I am always experimenting […]


Zinger Burger


The famous zinger burger is a crispy fried chicken sandwich from the well known fast food chain Kfc. It’s really popular in Pakistan and has been recreated by many! I take inspiration from the popular American southern fried chicken with buttermilk to create this beautiful, succulent, tender chicken sandwich. I […]

Appetizer, BBQ, Chicken, Pakistani / Indian

Silver Spoon Chicken Chutney Roll


Fast food is such a popular concept and every country has their own interpretation of it. Chicken tikka garlic mayo rolls are considered fast food in Pakistan and that too very popular.  In many places they are also considered street food because of how readily available they are. From street vendors […]


The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies


Everyone needs a classic chocolate chip cookie recipe and this is the only one you will ever need. This recipe requires a few simple ingredients and you will be biting into the most delicious and gooey chocolate chip cookies ever. I prefer to use chopped baking chocolate bar or chocolate […]

American, Beef, Meat

Chili For Champions