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Railway mutton curry

Railway mutton curry

The British colonized India and brought with them numerous technologies, one of which was the elaborate railway system they built using...

Slow-cooked chickpeas with "daal dust"

Slow-cooked chickpeas with "daal dust"

The partition of India in 1947 led to the state of Punjab being divided between the two countries. However, the traditions and cuisine...

Mummy's festive minty beef kofta curry (Pakistani-style)

Mummy's festive minty beef kofta curry (Pakistani-style)

I began to explore Pakistani flavors and find them to be quite different from those from Indian Mughlai food. This cuisine has flavors...

Roasted spiced sweet potatoes (Shakarkhandi)

Roasted spiced sweet potatoes (Shakarkhandi)

I love sweet potatoes and try to use them as much as possible. I also like to substitute them for regular potatoes whenever I can as they...

Kashmiri-style leg of lamb (or mutton)

Kashmiri-style leg of lamb (or mutton)

Slow cooked meats are an art form, juicy, fall off the bone tender and beautifully spiced, these meats are absolutely delicious. Leg of...

Turnip kebabs

Turnip kebabs

Pakistan, and India, are most well known for their meaty kebabs, but there is a vast repertoire of vegetable and paneer kebabs on the...

Black chickpeas with white poppy seeds and red onions

Black chickpeas with white poppy seeds and red onions

This is such a simple recipe that has such a tremendous impact on my guests. It is unusual and pops with spicy and tart flavors. Although...