Mackerel (Surmai) Fish Curry-مچھلی کا سالن

I remember this fish curry was one of my very first “difficult” recipes. It has an amazing undertone of the Fenugreek and the curry is easy to make; takes less than 30 minutes. Serves:4-6 Fish: Ingredients: 1kg Mackerel steaks with bone (you can substitute any other fish, but make sure that steaks have bone in…

Gobhi Gosht-Cauliflower and Lamb Curry- گوبھی گوشت

When it comes to standard meals in a Pakistani household, Gobhi-gosht is a must. Gobhi is cauliflower and gosht is meat. Pakistani men love meat, it’s something they truly, madly , deeply love.  To get our men to eat some veggies, we have to add it to everything..everything (imagine me making a face here). Not…

Meethi Tikiya (Sweet Pakistani-style cutlet)

A lot of people in Pakistan make these…and they make a LOT…. Meetha, in urdu, means sweet and Tikiya is a round fried cutlet or cake, and this name literally translate to a sweet fried cutlet (I came up with this translation on my own, Ahem! Ahem!, but if you guys can think of a…

Palak Paneer- پالک پنیر –

So here is what I think happened: One day, somewhere in Northern India, somebody had spinach (Palak) and cottage cheese (Paneer) sitting in their pantry. Just some spinach and some cottage cheese. They said oh it’s dinner time and I’m really hungry, maybe I should put these two things together, add some spices and oh…