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Archive for June, 2015

Cooking Ingredients in Urdu Posted by on Jun 23, 2015

This blog highlights various foods and ingredients in Urdu with their English translation: aaloo =Potato aata =Wheat flour namak = salt anardana=Dried pomegranate seeds adrak =Ginger bhindi =Ladyfinger/Okra baigan =Eggplant besin =Chick Pea Flour bhagar =Temper bund Gobi=Cabbage chukundar=Beetroot channa =Chick pea dhuniya =Coriander daal =Lentil daal cheeni =Cinnamon Gobi =Cauliflower gaihoN =Wheat haldi =Turmeric…

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Favorite Breakfasts of Pakistan Posted by on Jun 21, 2015

The first and the foremost is the simple, affordable and widely taken breakfasts, especially in the rural areas and by workers and those who cannot afford an expensive breakfast. Yes I am talking of a well greased layered Paratha with a cup of tea. And if tea happens to be Doodh Patti, the breakfast certainly turns kingly.…

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Chutney Posted by on Jun 19, 2015

Pakistani cuisine is not in need of any introduction and can be beautifully explained as the refined blend of different local and foreign dishes and got fame for its flavor and richness.  Pakistani cuisine is rich in spices and varies from area to area presenting country’s cultural diversity and ethnics. Pakistani cuisine offers a matchless…

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Moenjodaro – Mound of the Dead Posted by on Jun 17, 2015

Located on the west bank of the River Indus, 350 miles from Karachi city in Pakistan lies Moenjodaro (Mound of the Dead), an archaeological site which has been rated among the most spectacular of the world’s ancient cities. Considered one of the earliest and most developed of urban civilizations, Moenjodaro flourished from 3rd till the…

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Polo Above the Clouds Posted by on Jun 10, 2015

The greatest and most infamous Polo tournament takes places annually on the Shandur Pass in Pakistan, the highest polo ground in the world (3700 meters) where a Chitral Vs Gilgit tournament is held every June. During the 1920s, the ruler of Moskuj, the Hindukush highland between Chitral and Gilgit, was told by his Mir, or king,…

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