10 Must Loved Kashmir Food One Must try

Muzaffarabad Azad Kashmir

Muzaffarabad the city of panoramic landscape, is also a tasteful blend of exquisite Kashmiri Cuisine.

An adventurous travel story is incomplete without taste of Kashmiri cuisine. Kashmiri Cuisine has a unique aroma and flavor, Kashmiri people for their heart out in their dishes, while visiting to the beautiful landscape do not miss out the mouth-watering must try dishes. Wazwan is a multi-course meal in Kashmiri Cuisine.

Goshtaba

Special Kashmiri dish made of beef after meshing it for long hours, cooked with special Masala Jaat.

Kashmiri Ghustaba

Maithi Maaz

Prepared from lamb intestine with dried fenugreek leaves.

Murg Yakhni

Chiken with cury with special Masala Jaat and incredible different taste.

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Murg Yakhni

Kashmiri Pulao

Two type of main courses of Kashmiri pulao you will find in Muzaffarabad, one is of beef and second is of Mutton or Chiken.

Red Beans / Lobia with Bakarkhani

Kashmiri people like the Red beans in their main cuisine, they eat it once in a week, cury with plain white rice but it’s good to blend Dry fried red beans with BakarKhani , a deadly combination

Namkeen Tea & Kashmiri Kulcha

Green leaves tea with salt, almonds and other dry fruit makes namkeen tea a special one. Kashmiri Kucha is the bakery item and easily available in Muzaffarabad Azad Kashmir.

Namkeen Tea + Kulcha

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The preparation of Chapshuro, Recipe for Gilgit Baltistan version of Pizza.

Chapshuro is one of the most delicious dishes of Gilgit Baltistan. It is the Gilgit Baltistan version of pizza. Chap Shuroo is a bread filled with a mixture of chopped Beef/Yalk meat,
onion, and other spices. Chapshoro is filled with chopped meat (lamb, beef), onions, chile peppers, tomato and fresh coriander leaves. They are baked on medium heat on for 15 minutes, until golden brown. Jugloot Gouro is the famous place for most delicious Chapchurro in Gilgit Baltistan.

Ingredients for Chapshuro.

  1. Beef/mutton/chicken minced ½ kg.
  2. Onion 4 medium size.
  3. Red crushed chili 1 teaspoon.
  4. Salt to taste.
  5. Green chili 2.
  6. Coriander.
  7. Black pepper 2 pinches.
  8. Plain flour ¾ kg.
  9. Water.
  10. Cooking oil 2 tablespoons.

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Preparation for dough.

Take a deep large bowl and put flour in it. Put salt to taste and two tablespoons of cooking oil. Pour a cup of water and knit to make the dough. Add more water if required. Knead the dough for 15 minutes. Keep the dough aside.

Preparation for the filling.

Preheat a pan and pour a teaspoon of cooking oil. Add meat to it and stir-fry for 5 minutes in case of mutton or beef and 2 minutes if you are making the filling of chicken. Add Black pepper, red crushed pepper, and salt too. Put the mixture in a bowl.
Take 4 onions and chopped them and add to the mixture, add coriander and green chilly as well and mix properly.

How to fill?

Divide dough into 5 equal parts and roll with hands to make balls; roll the balls and make round Chapattis with rolling pin. With the help of a spoon put the mixture in the half circle of chapatti. With the other half of bread and lock it with help of fingers and make semi-circles. Repeat the same process.

Finally the cooking of Chapshuro.

Heat a skillet when it is hot put the semi circles on it. Keep turning the sides after 1 minute till 15 minutes. When it is cooked well serve it with raita.

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Famous Places in Islamabad to eat Fish?

Winter season is ON and you need to know about famous places in Islamabad for best-cooked fish dishes. Some food taste lovers ardent to eat fried, some grilled, some roasted, some love to have fish Handi. Fish is loaded with important nutrients, such as protein and vitamin D. Fish is also the world’s best source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are incredibly important for your body and brain

  1. I-9 Fish Point

Most rated restaurant in Islamabad for fish Karahi, roast, grilled, it’s located in I-9/4 Islamabad and total visits per month are above 1000 person.

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2. Épicé Fish & Shinwari

A Choosy place for Fish Lovers located Opp NUST Gate No. 1, Main Kashmir Highway, Sector H-13 Islamabad. Best rated restaurant in Islamabad about 4.7 rated at facebook.

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  3. Mr.COD CENTAURUS ISLAMABAD

Mr. COD is multinational brand offering best-cooked fish in Pakistan. With the slogan FRESH CATCH OF THE DAY it’s one of good place for fish lovers.

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Cuisines of Naran- Kaghan Valley

cuisines of swat valleyKaghan Valley is a popular resort while summer season. Tourists often want to know about the foods beverages in the touring place. Kaghan Valley has many hotels and restaurants , which are well versed with the needs of the tourists. Here are some of food items, which you can enjoy in hotels of Kaghan Valley, during your trip to the Valley.

Chicken/Mutton Karahi:

Chicken Karahi or Mutton Karahi is a famous dish in Pakistan. It is prepared with mueatingtton or chicken meat and it is popular for its spicy taste. It is called Karahi, because of its cooking utensil, a Karahi (wok)

Chicken/Mutton Biryani:

Biryani is a traditional Pakistani dish and it is made by Basmati Rice with meat or vegetables. Its origin is not found yet it often relates to North India; Delhi (Mughlai cuisine) and Lucknow (Awadhi cuisine). Its rich taste and aroma of flavors, makes it the most popular dish of the whole region. Many recipes of biryani, are offered at the eating out places.

Chicken Roast:

This dish is Chinese origin, and very popular even in the house-hold feasts. It is a simple and easy yet a delicious and aromatic dish. It takes much less preparation and cooking time. It is marinated in in spices and roasted in the oil, in oven, on coal or in steam; and served with Naan, Raita and salad.

Chicken/Mutton Handi:

Chicken (also mutton, beef) Handi is traditional Pakistani dish and popular in all regions of the country. This delicious and tasty dish consists of boneless meat, yogurt, cream and spices.

Trout Fish:

Trout likes to live in freshwater lakes or rivers. The rainbow trout which may either lives in fresh water or spends two or three years in sea, then returns to fresh water. A rainbow trout which spends time in the ocean is called a steelhead.

It is a common fish for hunting in Pakistan, especially in Kaghan Valley. Tourists like fishing, then mostly grilled it. On the contrary, hotels in Kaghan offer a variety of recipies to the customers.

Fast Food:

There are many fast food corners in Kaghan Valley, which offer a vast variety of burgers, shawarma, macaroni, etc.

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CUISINES OF SWAT VALLEY

cuisines of swat valley

Pakistani cuisine is influenced by Middle Eastern and Central Asian cooking traditions. It is somewhat similar to the North Indian cuisines and is mainly meat-dominated.
Pakistani cuisines have a vast diversity, from region to region, which is a clear reflection of the country’s ethnic and cultural diverse heritage. Punjabi and Sindhi recipes are richly seasoned and spicy, which is an attribution of the South Asian regional cuisines. In other parts of Pakistan; Balochistan, Azad Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) also have different meals, which are under regional influences.

Swati cuisines are mainly influenced by Pashtun’s cuisines; their main feature is Rice dishes and Kebabs. Lamb meat is more prominent in Pashtun cuisines. Rice Haleem, Chapli Kebab, Tika and Mutton/Lamb/Chicken Karahi, including Peshaweri cuisines, are popular among Swati People. Their traditional cuisines are non-spicy. Pakistani meal course consists of three meals daily; i.e., Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Here are some of food items, which you can enjoy in hotels of Swat, during your trip to the Valley.

Chicken/Mutton/Lamb Karahi:

Chicken Karahi, gosht Karahi or Karahi Chicken is a famous dish in Pakistan. It is prepared with mutton, lamb or chicken meat and it is popular for its spicy taste. It is called Karahi, because of its cooking utensil, a karahi (Wok).

Chapli Kebab:

Chapli Kebabs, popularly known as Peshawari Chapli Kebabs are well-known Pakistani dish that is very delicious in taste. It is a traditional of Pakistani recipe and often serves with Imili chatni (tamarind sauce) or green chatni (mint/green chilli sauce).

Charsi Tikka:

Charsi Tikka is a famous dish of Afghanistani cuisine, due to its tasty flavor.
Charsi Tikka is a fine blend of Persian and Afghani cuisine and commonly available in the Swat Valley.

Chicken/Mutton Biryani:

Biryani is a traditional Pakistani dish and it is made by Basmati Rice with meat or vegetables. Its origin is not found yet it often relates to North India; Delhi (Mughlai cuisine) and Lucknow (Awadhi cuisine). Its rich taste and aroma of flavors, makes it the most popular dish of the whole region

Kabuli Palaw:

Kabuli Palaw or Afghani Pulao is savory dish. It is traditional Afghani cuisine of Central Asian origin and a national dish of Afghanistan. It is made with cauliflower, cabbage, carrots and nuts. Originally it is cooked with large pieces of lamb.

Sajji:

It is popular dish of Balochistan origin. It is made with whole lamb or chicken, marinated with salt only; stuffed with rice and roasted over coal embers. It is served with a special bread, called “Kaak”, baked in oven “tandoor”.

Shinwari Chicken/Mutton/Lamb Karahi:

It belongs to Shinwari Tribe, which is found in Nangarhar Provine of Afghanistan and in Landi Kotal area of FATA. This dish is made by meat i.e., mutton, beef, chicken or lamb. Pashtuns are mainly meat lovers, so it enriches with all the aroma and fragrant flavors to satiate their taste buds.

Chicken Roast:
This dish is Chinese origin, and very popular even in the house-hold feasts. It is a simple and easy yet a delicious and aromatic dish. It takes much less preparation and cooking time. It is marinated in in spices and rosted in the oil, in oven, on coal or in steam; and served with Naan, Raita and salad.

Chicken/Mutton/Lamb Handi:
Chicken (also mutton, beef or lamb handi) Handi is traditional Pakistani dish and popular in all regions of the country. This delicious and tasty dish consists of boneless meat, yogurt, cream and spices.

Titanic Ice Cream:
It is decorated with Bunties or chocolate and available for the kids in different flavors.

Breads:
There is a variety of breads available in Swat. Some of them are; Chapatti, Naan, Kaak, Roti, Sheermaal, Taftan, Partha, Puri and Tandoori Bread.

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