50+ Quick Desi Recipes


50+ Quick Desi Recipes Pakistani dishes requires a lot of efforts,cutting and bhunai process. Every woman loves to make quick dishes. If you want to cook something desi in 30 minutes,,I gathered over here some quick Pakistani recipes from my blog. Click the name of the dish for recipe. Spicy Spaghetti, Pakistani style  Quick boneless…

7 Pakistani Menu Ideas for Eid Lunch /Dinner


7 Pakistani Menus for Eid Lunch  or Dinner Eid is around the corner,,Everybody  have been busy with the preparations. I was making a Pakistani menu for Eid dawat and thought I should share some of my Desi Menu Ideas with you. Eid means ‘feast’. It is when Muslims around the world end their month of fasting with a huge celebration….

20+Steamed and Baked Iftar Recipes/Ramadan recipes with less oil


Ramadan Special Recipes with less oil/Steamed and Baked Recipes For Iftar Ramadan is around the corner. During Iftar most people gorge on heavily fried foods.Pakistani  Iftar snacks comprise food items in Pakistan that are quick to prepare, spicy, and usually deep fried.Some Iftar recipes are sweet,generally sweet dishes or cakes.Too much oily and spicy deep fried items causes heart…

Desi Breakfast Recipes_Desi Naashta Menu Ideas


Desi Breakfast/Sehri Recipes/Desi Naashta Menu Ideas These Pakistani breakfast recipes are quick and healthy. You can find some Desi breakfast recipes here which are all time favourite of Pakistani people and Some Pakistani Style breakfast menu suggestions. Some of them can be made ahead of time.Just warm them up in microwave and have them in…

The Best Recipes of 2017 on Afreenskitchen_Pakistani food blog


Best of 2017 Recipes posts on My Pakistani food blog Afreenskitchen During the year 2017 ,I have written so many posts.I am compiling here the best five  posts of 2017 that went good during the whole year .These are most appreciated and loved recipes by my blog readers and they motivated me to do more…

Spicy Chicken Spaghetti_Pakistani Style


Spicy Chicken Spaghetti, ,Pakistani style Ingredients Raw Spaghetti  250 gms Carrot fine chopped 1/2 cup Capsicum fine chopped 1/4 cup Boiled and shredded chicken 1 cup Chicken stock 1 cup Garlic chopped 1 teaspoon Ginger paste 1 tsp Fine chopped onions 2 tbsp Soya sauce 2 tablespoons Tomato ketchup 3 tbsp Tomato paste 2 tbsp…

25+  Desi Lunch box Ideas for kids and teens


25+ Desi lunch box ideas for kids and teens Are you looking for quick,healthy ,easy,attractive ,make ahead and home made recipes for kids lunchbox? What to pack for kids school lunch??This is the biggest issue in every house ,every morning.Some kids take out their lunch boxes untouched and this is so much frustrating for mothers….

35+ Tea time recipes/snacks/Iftar Recipes/Eid trolley recipes


Tea time Tea time(also known as high tea or evening tea) is one name for the evening meal. It is associated with the working class and is typically eaten between 5 pm and 7 pm in Pakistan. Some Snacks are eaten in the evening with tea or with any one of the meals as a side-dish.   Pakistani tea time or…

How to bake big Batch Chocolate Muffins for Parties


Big batch of chocolate muffins for parties Easy chocolate Muffins It is an easiest muffin recipe that you can make in a big batch for tea parties or for birthday parties easily. It is an economical recipe which is the plus point of this recipe .It is a  kids favourite Muffin recipe,which makes super soft…

How to make Carpet pudding 


Carpet Pudding It is an easy and quick desert that you can made in a hurry…It’s taste is awesome and it is a good desert for coffee lovers.The Desert layers are Cinnamon coffee custard ,Chocolate chip cookies and whipy whip cream….Decorated like a carpet pattern with chocolate chips,crushed tea biscuits and Desicated coconut. Ingredients Milk…

How to plan a menu for desi dinner/Pakistani dawat menus


How to plan a menu for desi dawat::: Pakistani dawat Menu Ideas according to low and high budget::: Pakistani dawat/dinner requires a lot of work and it is difficult to decide the menu.I have gathered here some easy and yummy recipes from my blog. Click the name of the dish for recipe. You can select…

How to store Qurbani meat in freezer


How to store Qurbani meat in freezer:: Qurbani ka Gosht Mehfooz karnay ka Tareeka ::: Eid ul Adha is all around,so today I am sharing some tips to store Qurbani meat properly in freezer without spoiling it. Keep meat only for a certain amount of time in the freezer. Freezers are an excellent invention, and…

How to make homemade khoya


Khoya or mawa is a dairy product widely used in Pakistani and Indian cooking. I have used homemade khoya/mawa in so many recipes like siwayaan,shahi tukray,kheer recipes are on my blog in which I have used khoya..Homemade khoya is great because you can make it fresh during coking. Those of you who are struggling to…

15+ Muffin recipes


Check out and try these easy,quick,healthy  and delicious Muffin recipes that are budget friendly too.Muffins are a fast treat ,good for breakfasts ,brunches,hi tea and for kids lunch box.All of these are in expensive and unique.You can make these with your kids,because these are kids friendly recipes. I have tested these recipes again and again….

Eid ul Adha recipes by Shireen Anwer


Eid ul Adha recipes 2017 by Shireen Anwer    See more on my blog How to remove bad smell from liver Cooking tips for 1st day of Eid ul Adha  15+Eid ul Adha recipes

25+Bakra  Eid recipes(Eid-ul-Adha recipes)


Eid-ul-Adha Special Recipes –  Eid ul Adha is almost here. One of the significant religious occasions Eid Ul Adha is celebrated with passion and zeal. It is the second most important festival of Muslims. There are so different but delicious recipes cook on the day of Eid ul Adha. The tradition is to sacrifice animals…

Make ahead recipes for Eid trolley,,Eid-ul-Fitr preparations 


Eid is the occasion that everyone waits for. After fasting for 30 (or 29) days, it’s finally time to celebrate! There is always excitement and anticipation for Eid and you can feel it all round you. Preparations for the Eid day begins as soon as the moon is sighted! However, considering how Pakistanis have their…

Tawa Chicken Bihari Boti and Malai Boti


How to Marinate Chicken Bihari Boti and Malai Boti easily  at the same time  It is a quick recipe to make Chicken Malai Boti and Bihari Boti in pan.It is a quick meal for Iftar too.I have divided the ingredients in two lists .List 1  ingredients for both are same but quantity is different.But you…

Make ahead Frozen Food for Ramadan/Frozen Desi Food Recipes


Prepare ahead Iftar and Suhoor Recipes For Ramadan/ Frozen Desi Food Recipes Ramadan is a time Muslims look forward to, as we strive to perform more ibadah and good deeds. Unfortunately, it is also when we can easily get distracted, as we tend to devote too much of our time to food, But doing this…

20 + Ramadan drinks and Icecream recipes


In summer Fasting you need a chilled glass of refreshing drink to boost the energy and quench the thirst. I have come up with 20+ Drink Recipes for Ramadan that are not only refreshing but also great to recharge …You can enjoy these drinks any time ,especially in Summer. These all are so much healthy…

Smokey Degchi Kabab/Resha kabab


  Smokey Degchi Kabab Resha kabab These Beef resha kababs are very easy to make and rich in Pakistani flavours of food.These have been made from shredded beef in a pot.It is a big hit for dinner parties and you can make them ahead of time.There is no need of frying like other kababs so…

20+ Layered deserts and sweet dishes by Shireen Anwer


Layered deserts and sweet dishes by shireen Anwer,,,,you can make these on special occasions specially for Eid trolly. Bounty Yum Yum desert by Shireen Anwer اجزاء
Marie biscuits coarsely crushed 2 cups 
• • Milk ¼ cup 
• • For chocolate custard 
• • Milk 1 kg 
• • Sugar 4 tbsp heaped 
• • Vanilla…

Bakra Eid preparations,Tips and Recipes for First day of Eid ul Adha


Eid ul Adha preparations and Cooking Tips For first day of Bakra Eid:: Eid-ul-Adha Recipes are very special because of its traditional and delicious taste, these recipes are very common & most favorite of all the people in Pakistan and the rest of the countries. Eid ul azha is a special religious day of all…

10 quick dinners using Chicken Strips


How to make Quick Chicken Strips Ingredients: Boneless chicken strips– 250gms Chopped Garlic 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder – 1 /2 teaspoon (or less if you like it less spicy) Soya sauce 1 teaspoon Salt 1/2 tsp Olive oil- 2 tablespoons How to proceed: Heat the olive oil in a…

Waheed k fry kabab copycat recipe


Waheed kay fry  kabab copycat recipe   Burns road Walay Waheed k kabab is famous kabab  in Karachi.It is a copycat recipe. Note:For variation You can  made this with 1 kg chicken mince.. Ingredients 1kg beef mince 2  times chopped in food processor or  (Hath ka Pisa hua qeema) 1tbsp meat tenderizer Half cup yoghurt…

Old fashioned pakistani chicken shorba


Old fashioned pakistani chicken shorba This is an easy recipe of shorba that our grand mothers and mothers  usually made in the old indian style..It does not require too much spices and taste is good…they used coriander powder for good taste…Shorba consistency and taste depends on the quantity of onions and tomatoes.Also bhunai of masala…

How to organize Pakistani style BarbQ party


These are the recipes required for Bar bQ …prepare your meat and marinate one day before your bar b Q party to avoid inconvenience… Special chicken tikka. For bar b q party Ingredients Chicken tikka pieces 15(leg and thigh) Wash and then dry it with paper towel.. Ginger garlic paste 2 tablespoon Yogurt 1 and…

How to remove bad odour or smell from liver (kaleji)and kidneys


How to remove smell from liver(kaleji) and kidneys Before washing liver or kidneys ,,,rub some wheat flour gently.leave it for 20 minutes.then wash and cook.Wheat flour will remove smell from kidneys and Liver.Pan fry cow liver uncovered for just 10 minutes and goat liver for 5 minutes,  otherwise it will become  hard .Always add salt…

Mayo pasta Salad with fruits and veggies


Mayo pasta Salad with fruits and veggies It is a healthy and filling salad recipe with vegetables,pasta, fruits and nuts.You can add boiled eggs and crackers for more nutritions. It is yummy as well as nutrious.It is good recipe for parties. Mayo pasta Salad with fruits and veggies Ingredients:: Cabbage shredded 1/4 cup Carrot grated…

How to make Homemade yogurt


Yogurt  is a calcium powerhouse and a source of high-quality protein. The nutritional and caloric contents of yogurt are similar to those of the fluid milk from which it is made. So, it is an important source of calcium, protein, vitamins A, B-2,B-12,magnesium,riboflavin, phosphorus and potassium. In fact, one serving of yogurt contains about as…

Kachumber Salad / Kuchumber Salad


Kachumber Salad / Kuchumber Salad Kachumber Salad is a simple fresh chopped salad with chopped onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, mint, coriander, green chillies and a salt pepper lemon dressing. The chopped salad can also contain carrots and the dressing can contain vinegar. Serve as a side with Pakistani curries and dals, or as a dip with…

Healthy Oatmeal Raisin breakfast  Cake


Healthy Oatmeal Raisin breakfast  Cake It is an easy, simple, healthy and quick oatmeal bundt cake recipe which is good for breakfast. I like to make it with olive oil. Kids would also like this healthy cake and picky eaters could not find out oats. Ingredients 1 1/4 cups flour sifted 1 1/4 tsp baking…

Lauki ka Halwa recipes by famous Pakistani Chefs


Lauki ka Halwa recipes by famous Pakistani Chefs A delicious warm dessert. Lauki ka halwa is made with bottle gourd (lauki), sugar, nuts and reduced whole milk. It is usually enjoyed in winter season since warm desserts are preferred in winter. Do try these Lauki Ka Halwa Recipes,,,, Lauki ka Halwa recipe by Chef Zakir_…

Quick Shallow fried beef strips with daal chawal


Quick Shallow fried beef strips with daal chawal Ingredients: For Marination: Beaf Sirlion/ Undercut 250 gms , cut into strips salt 1/2 tsp minced garlic 1 tsp Soya sauce 1/2 tsp Red chili sauce 1/4 tsp olive oil 1 tbsp Black pepper powder 1/4 tsp Olive oil for shallow frying 2 tbsp Method: For Marination:…

Pakistani Salad Recipes


Pakistani Salad Recipes A salad is a dish consisting of a mixture of small pieces of food, usually vegetables or fruits. However, different varieties of salad may contain virtually any type of ready-to-eat food. Salads are typically served at room temperature or chilled. These all are healthy and nutritious Pakistani Salad Recipes. Chick peas, olive and bean Salad Mayo Pasta Salad…

Chick pea and beans protein Salad


Chick pea and beans protein Salad It is a healthy protein salad recipe, which have chickpeas, kidney beans and white beans. Ingredients Boiled or canned  Red kidney beans 1 cup Boiled or canned chickpeas 1 cup Boiled white beans 1/2 cup 1 tsp minced garlic 2 tbsp Chopped coriander leaves 1 tbsp chopped mint leaves…

25+Pakistani Style Vegetarian Recipes_Mix Sabzi Recipes


25+ Pakistani Style Vegetarian Recipes/ Mix Sabzi Recipes Here are some vegetarian dishes.These are Pakistani style mix sabzi recipes. Click the name of the dish to find out veg recipes of Pakistan. Nauratan Mix Sabzi/Bhujia Veg Sandwiches Vegetable kababs Vegetable Pakora Platter   Vegetable hot pot Mix Sabzi ( Bhujia) Karhi Pakora   Vegetable Fried…

Red Chilli Beef Steak in pan


Red Chilli Beef Steak in pan Ingredients:::: For Marination: Beaf Sirlion/ Undercut 500 gms steak pieces salt 1 tsp roasted cumin powder 1 tsp red chili powder 1 tsp Crushed red chilli 1 tsp minced garlic 1 tbsp Soya sauce 1 tsp Red chili sauce 1/2 tsp olive oil 1 tbsp Black pepper powder 1/2…

Mutton Masala Biryani_Pakistani style_step by step recipe


Mutton Masala Biryani_Step by step recipe,Pakistani style_ This mutton biryani is beautifully spiced and has fragrant layers of biryani rice centred with juicy, tender cooked mutton with masala. It has no smell of mutton,because it has the fragrance and aroma of green cardamom,bay leaves,mint and ginger garlic paste. Plus completely bhuna biryani masala and tender…