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Famous Pakistani Dishes

Author: John Parker
by John Parker
Posted: Apr 29, 2018

Pakistani Dishes are quite similar to Indian Recipes and Asian countries. But some most traditional dishes are derived from Pakistani culture and history.

Mostly Dishes of Punjab are spicy and Dishes from Azam Jammu Kashmir other provinces like KPK and Baluchistan and in tribal areas are Mild.

International Fast food Dishes like Pasta, Burgers, and Pizza are very famous in Pakistan. Other dishes like chines and other cuisine are famous in urban areas of Pakistan. At homes, Pakistani dishes are famous due to diversity because a person living in their homes makes dishes differs to others.

Pakistani eats three times a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner). Many families in urban areas like breakfast with tea and snakes of the bakery. But in the Holy month of Ramadan their rutin changes to Sheri and after. They eat only two times a day in Islamic month Ramadan. Pakistan is an Islamic county, therefore it is mandatory to eat with right hands while sitting on Dastrkhan.

Different Dishes used in different regions. For Example


In Balochistan dishes Balochi people like nonspicy food. They like their own regional dishes like Balochi Saji, Baloji Chicken and beef dishes etc.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA

Peshawari Roti, Rice, Tikka, Mutton Karahi and chapli kababs are famous dishes of KPK and FATA Provinces. People living in KPK love mostly historical dishes.


In Kashmir areas dishes from Pakistan and India both are very famous. People eat mixed foods.


Punjabi is well known as a geographical and cultural place. People living in Punjab eat different foods varieties Chicken and Mutton Dishes are famous. Punjabi’s are also very famous for their foods.


Sindhi people love native dishes of Sindh, Pakistan. Their people loves spicy and hot dishes.

Now let have a look at Main Dishes recipes of Pakistan.


In Pakistan, there are a lot of foods used at breakfast. Rural and urban areas use different recipes at breakfast. However there are some common dishes that Pakistani people either they are living in Rural or Urben areas eats are Omelette, parathas, Tea or Lassi, kulcha, fruits (Mango, apple, Melon, Banana), etc.


There are a lot of varieties of dish Pakistani used at Lunchtime. However, there are some dishes which are mostly used in Pakistani regions like Rice, Roti, Daal chawal (Rice), Karahi (Chicken recipes, Beef) and Curry Pakora.


Mostly at dinner time Pakistan go outside from house to eat a different kind of foods. They like Biryani, Nihari, Pulao, Kofte, Kebabs, Qeema, Korma, Karahi and Tikka Botti’s most at dinner. Sometime Pakistani People use fresh Juices, kheer, gulaab jaamun, Gajraila, qulfi or ras malai etc.

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