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Pakistan, India – Aloo Methi ( Potato Fenugreek)

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Aloo Methi is an all time classic dish of the Punjab region. It is a dish consisting of aloo ( Potatoes) fried within different spices and then it is finished off by adding the methi ( Fenugreek) into it.

Pakistan, India, Bangladesh – Traditional Beef Shami Kebabs

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Shami Kebab is also known as Shami Tikki. It is a very popular side dish in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh cuisines. It is not the main course but it has the main role in a side dish. In Pakistan, people serve these hot Kebabs in front of guests with some types of sauces or sliced onions.

Pakistan, India – Traditional Mutton Kaleji Masala

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Pakistan is the only country in West Asia that produced a lot of desi dishes and enjoyed these dishes by everyone. Traditional Kaleji Masala is one of them that produced by Pakistan. On the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha (an eid to sacrifices), Eid we Muslims do sacrifice their animals and shared some meat with the poor and their relatives. There are also different claims about the origin of Kaleji Masala.

Pakistan, India – Traditional Rara Mutton Gravy

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Rara Mutton is one of the special dishes of Pakistan and it is originated from the Indian Subcontinent which comes from Lucknow, a city of India. In Pakistan, Rara Mutton is the most favorite dish of people especially in Punjab. Rara Mutton includes the pieces of mutton meat and the mixed minced mutton which made a most delicious dish called "Rara Mutton". The Northern part of India is called Utter Pardesh which is the capital of Lucknow, which is famous for non-vegetarian cuisines. Rara mutton is also for those who never loved vegetarian dishes and eat only meat-based dish. From the first made, it is the most famous and most loved dish in Asian cuisines, especially in Pakistan and India.

Pakistan, India – Traditional Bhindi Gosht (Ladyfingers With Meat)

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Bhindi gosht is a special type of desi cuisine that originates from the Indian Subcontinent. In Pakistan, everyone knew about that dish and made it almost every home once a week. I personally liked it very much its taste and aroma are so fantastic and mouthwatering. Pakistan is the only country that has many desi dishes and their people loved them so much. Bhindi Gosht is an Urdu or Hindi language word which means ladyfingers with meat. The actual origin is undefined but from the sources of food historians, it is originated and rooted in the Indian Subcontinent around about 18th.century.

Pakistan, India – Traditional Mutton Butter Tikka Boti

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Mutton tikka boti is a special type of dish in Pakistan and also the most famous grilling dish in our country. On the occasion of the Eid festival, there is a lot of preparation of meat dishes especially mutton and beef at every home in Muslim countries and Mutton Butter Tikka Boti is one of them. There are different claims about its origin, but from the information of food historians, the Mutton Tikka Boti was coming from the Indian Subcontinents. First, the word tikka came, then it becomes divided into different parts and sections. The word ‘tikka’ means a piece of meat. This dish has many variations.

Pakistan, India – Traditional Halwa Kaddu Gosht (Pumpkin Pudding with Mutton)

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The main components of this dish are Pumpkin and Mutton meat. This dish is not expensive, but due to the little bit of the cost of mutton meat, it could be expensive, that's why not every middle-class person can afford this dish. In the time Mughal Empire it is firstly introduced by the chef of the King and the King loves the way that he is cooked this dish.

Pakistan, India, Bangladesh – Traditional Seekh Kabab

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Seekh kababs is a delicious dish which is made up of mutton and it can also be made with chicken or beef. The name of this dish is derived from the Turkish word which is Shish and its meaning is a sword. You can serve this dish with naan and raita.

Pakistan, India – Homemade Crispy Jalebis

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Jalebi is a traditional sweet dish which is commonly eaten by many people around the whole world specially in Asian countries. It was originated in 15th century and it was known as Kundalika in India at that time.

Pakistan, India – Palak Gosht (Spinach)

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Palak Gosht is the most common and favorite cuisine of people of Pakistan, India, and other Asian countries. Palak is a seasonal dish, it is mostly eaten in the winter season. In the past when spinach was first originated from Persia (Iran) it was called as aspanakh over there.