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Although a lot of traditional sweets and home- breads that used to be served to relatives and guests on festive occasions have been replaced by market delights, yet Waishaly, a delicious home-bread, is still survived with its different versions in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa being served to guests during Eid days. The special delight is still popular in north, south and tribal districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and is cooked in homes by women with different things added to it to make it more delicious for the guests. The cooking of Waishaly is

Known by dif ferent names the home-baked sweet cake is still a popular treat for guests in northern parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Called Brat in Dir, Bajaur, Chitral and Kohistan, and Kakorai in Shangla, Swat, Buner and Aasheerai, the sweet bread is a mixture of wheat flour, eggs, ghee, sugar and milk and baked in homes by women to of fer as a delicious gift to guests and relatives on happy occasions. Home-made breads and cakes with different other ingredients and flavours are also served to guests in far-flung Pakhtun

For locals in the city and many people across Pakistan, Namak Mandi is synonymous with mouthwatering tikka karahi and other tasty barbecued meats, the likes of which cannot be found anywhere else. Unlike many other popular restaurants, you will not find any air-conditioned halls in Namak Mandi. Even decent seating is hard to come by, but despite this, people from Punjab and even farther down the country come here in large numbers, often with their families, and even in the sweltering summer months. Although there are many shops in Namak

As the day comes to an end, life begins at Peshawar’s Namak Mandi market, which is famous throughout Pakistan and beyond for its tasty mutton. More than 30 hotels offer mutton in Namak Mandi. Shahreyar, manager of the Iqbal Tikka Karahi, told Arab News that people from all over Pakistan and even foreigners visit the hotel for its mutton. Waris Khan, who works at the Azam Shinwari Tikka Karahi, told Arab News that the hotel goes through three to four sheep per day during winter. Abdullah, a businessman from Punjab,

As the mercury starts to gradually rise after a rain spell, locals have been thronging a store in Yakatoot area of Peshawar for one of the most popular icy treats in the city. While Peshawari ice cream is popular across the country, in the city, a different icy treat is coveted. The kulfi falooda sold in Yakatoot draws ‘kulfi’ connoisseurs from far and wide. While kulfi is quite a common treat across the country, the one in Yakatoot prides itself on its secret ingredient which sets it apart from those

A popular traditional food Painda or Sohbuth in southern parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata has recently gained widespread fame in northern areas too because of its peculiar taste and composition. A number of outlets offering traditional Painda have sprawled out in and around Peshawar over the last few years. Painda is not only a favourite dish of students but also local residents, who cherish it at parties, weddings, etc. Salahuddin Marwat, 68, who runs a Painda restaurant at Dhobi Ghat near Peshawar University, told this scribe that composition of

Peshawar is famous for spicy food but also having some indigenous beverages, You must try these. I compiled some of my Instagram post in this blog, other post regarding other indigenous culture can be seen on my Instagram account. 1. Qehwa: Qehwa is a traditional green tea preparation consumed in Afghanistan and Pakistan. #Qehwa #Eggs #Sickness #گھریلو_ٹوٹکے #Zukam A photo posted by Shafeeq Gigyani (@shafeeqi) on Sep 2, 2015 at 11:11pm PDT 2. Sugar Cane Juice: Sugarcane juice is the juice extracted from pressed sugarcane. It is consumed as a

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