WEB DESK:Pakistan is known for its hospitality and its open-hearted people. Other than this, Pakistan is also famous for its delicious food. Known to have specialties in every province, and vary foods of the tribes, Pakistani cuisine is hearty and mouth-watering.
Here are 13 Pakistani foods that are a must try for the locals and tourists.
1. HALWA PURI
Known to have mostly in breakfast, Halwa Puri, is Pakistan’s favorite breakfast. Mostly made on Sundays and holidays, everyone craves them at least once a week. There are small food corners and restaurant which are present on different streets of every city of Pakistan serving people with a highly healthful breakfast.
2. CHAPLI KABAB
The Pakistani Cuisine in different countries includes the dish of Chapli Kabab in top priority. These Kababs are round and quite big in size. They are best made in the Peshawar but different restaurant s all over Pakistan give the same taste to the people of Pakistan living in other cities than Peshawar.
3. LAHORI CHARGHA
Lahore is the heart of Pakistan. With food so vary and delicious, Lahoris definitely know how to celebrate food. One of the most famous dish they have is Lahori Chargha. Yum!
5. SHINWARI KARHAI
6. KASHMIRI GUSHTABA
Kashmiri Dish of Pakistan contains large meat balls which are cooked with the saffron yoghurt gravy and served with white rice. Few Hotels in Rawalpindi are specialized for this dish and people come in large number there just to have a taste of it
7. LAHORI FRIED FISH
People of Lahore in Pakistan start adding fish to their menu with the arrival of winters and they are great lovers of the deep fried fish. The best fried fish in Lahore is sold in Gowalmandi Food Street of Lahore. People come in large number to Gowlamandi Food Street to satisfy their hunger and desire of the fried Fish.
8. MASALAIDARA ROTAI
Local Pizza of Peshawar. These are naans and also called ‘masalidara rotai’ or tikala’ by locals of Peshawar. Tikala means food , khana, roti, etc in one of the many dialects of the Pashtu language.These naans have a variety of fillings and named according to those fillings, such as Qeema walay Naan, Aalu walay naan, Chicken naan, etc.
9. BAR BE QUE
The Bar be que of Pakistan has its own special place in the Pakistani food items. The hot and chilly kababs and tikka boti has an unmatchable taste. Foreigners who come from all over the world to visit Pakistan are tempted most to eat the Barb Q. Moreover the Barb Q is also good for health as it is devoid of too much oil and fats.
10. BALOCHISTAN SAJJI
Balochistan Sajji is one of the most delicious dishes ever introduced to mankind. Cooked on an open stove on coals, the whole animal is cooked with skin on and one simple ingredient, salt. The taste is divine.
11. SINDHI BIRYANI
Sindhi Biryani is one of the favorite dishes of not only the people of Sindh but of all people of Pakistan. The mouth watering taste of the Sindhi Biryani has no comparison. Although Sindhi Biryani is best served in SIndh but the more or less same taste can be found all over Pakistan. Hot Sindhi Briyani is served with an appetizing salad and different type of sauces. People of Pakistan clearly love the Sindhi Biryani.
12. RAS MALAI
Ras Malai, is one of the sweet dishes of Pakistan. These sweet circles are made from khoya and dipped in sweet milk. The taste is heavenly.
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