Entries by Muhammad Usama

Pakistan, India – Methi Matar Malai (Fenugreek with green peas and Cream)

Methi Matar Malai Gravy or fenugreek green peas gravy is the special and very common cuisine in Pakistan. This dish is a seasonal dish in Pakistan. It is first cooked by a chef from North Punjab of India so, it is famous all across Asia with the passage of time. Traditionally, the fenugreek came from the crop or yield, and especially it is available in the winter season that’s why it is more famous in cold areas.

Pakistan – Peshawari Tawa Fry Kaleji (Lamb or Mutton Liver)

Tawa kaleji is a rare type of Asian dish. There are many ways to make Kaleji, here the word Kaleji means liver of lamb or goat. The spicy dish Tawa Kaleji is very famous in northern parts of Pakistan like Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Quetta, Peshawar, etc. This dish is originated in South Asian countries like Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, etc. In Pakistan, on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, there is a dish made with Kaleji. Most probably that this dish is the first one made on the first day of Eid-ul-Azha. The popularity of Tawa Kaleji Masala increases over time.

Pakistan, India, Bangladesh – Halwa Puri (Semolina pudding with Fried Dough)

This dish is eaten as breakfast in Pakistan. It is famous as breakfast among Pakistani people for example Lahore is the main city in which it is more popular, as well as Faislabad, Multan, Sahiwal, etc. Before Pakistan, in the city of Lahore, there are many dhabas from the side of Androon Lahore which is also present there. Androon Lahore is a place where all antique things, old breakfast are available. This is the beauty of Lahore.