Here’s a classic Pakistani recipe that everyone, even the fussy kids, will love. Bonus – the recipe is remarkably hard to mess up.
Cholay, also known as channey, are commonly served as a breakfast dish served alongside halwa with puris (deep fried flatbreads) and/or parathas (flatbreads cooked in ghee/oil). This sort of a breakfast is absolutely heavenly – but let’s not discuss the hours in the gym we’d need to spend to burn a deep fried flatbread off!
I present to you one of the quickest recipes I have worked with to date. But don’t you dare think the minimal cook times makes this a ‘mediocre’ meal. The cook time to flavour ratio is INCREDIBLE.
This recipe emerged after I was obsessively searching for a way to use up all the cabbage we had at home. You see, cooking for 2 people is tricky because you need such a small quantity of ingredients and then you’re always left with bits and bobs of random ingredients like one-third of a courgette, a quarterRead more
I remember before I got married, I asked my then-fiance now-husband what his favourite food was. He responded, quite sheepishly, ‘I like Pilau and Biryani’.
When I think aaloo ki tikkiyan, I think of the classical Pakistani food I grew up eating. I think of the daal and chawal my mother made that I loved. I remember sneaking the flavoursome, tender cutlets from trays in front of guests when I thought no one was looking. I knew I would get some after, but I couldRead more
This is one of my husband’s favourite dishes. Well, to be more specific, this is his favourite Pakistani recipe of mine. And to be quite fair, I do agree with him. If I had to make a list of my favourite Pakistani foods, Karahi Keema made with mutton or lamb meat would be in my top 5. Literally,Read more
Are you a salad person? I never used to be. To be quite honest, I hated salads. I never quite understood them. I used to think…What is the point of salads? I mean, they’re not filling. They’re not even tasty. They’re just a crisp and cold side to the main meal (usually carbs-galore, I may add).Read more