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  Achaari aaloo ki…

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…

The Best Recipes of 2017 on Afreenskitchen blog


Best of 2017 Recipes posts on My 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 better. Top…

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…

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…

Pakistani style_Mutton Biryani_Step by step recipe


Pakistani style_Mutton Biryani_Step by step recipe This mutton biryani is beautifully spiced and has fragrant layers of biryani rice centred with juicy, tender mutton and masalas. 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 meat,cooked on…

Kashmiri red chilli and Imli chutney


Kashmiri red chilli and Imli chutney This chutney is good to serve with kababs or with barbecue items. It has been provided by Shagufta Ahsan as a guest post. This recipe is made with kashmiri red chilli or talhar Mitch. You can make it with round whole red chillies. Ingredients: Chopped Coriander leaves 1 tbsp…

Karhi Pakora


Karhi is a Pakistani vegetarian dish consisting of a sour yoghurt & chickpea flour/besan base with pakora’s /gram flour fritters. This recipe has been shared by Shagufta Ahsan,,who makes the yummiest karhi..She has been shared so many guest post recipes on my blog. The Pakora wali Karhi is a vegetarian dish comprising of pakora’s (gram…

Frozen Kachay qeemay Kay kabab recipe for 4 kg beef mince


Frozen Kachay qeemay Kay kabab recipe for 4 kg beef mince/ Raw beef mince Kabab It is Bakra Eid special recipe. You can make these kabas for bakra Eid dawat. I made these from qurbani meat. It has a special ingredient from qurbani that is kidney fat. Ask your butcher to separate out kidney fat…

Kata Kat by Shireen Anwer


Kata Kat by Shireen Anwer Ingredients of kata Kat : Mutton kidneys 4 Brain 2 Mutton chops 250 gm Onion 1 cup chopped Green chilies chopped 4 Tomatoes chopped 4 Chili powder 3 tsp Fenugreek leaves 2 tbsp Ghee ½ cup Salt 1 ½ tsp Yogurt ½ cup Ginger sliced 2 tbsp Coriander leaves ½…

How to make Home made Achaar Masala/Achari Masala 


Home made Achaar Masala  Achari Masala is a mix of desi spices which is used to make pickles . This masala can be used to flavor various curries and starters. Make this amazing homemade version and add it in your regular food and see how it takes the taste to next level. Achar or pickle…

Mirch Masala Kaleji by Chef Zakir


Mirch Masala Kaleji by Chef Zakir The Mirch Masala kaleji recipe by chef zakir is very different and better from the other recipes because it has less ingredients. All you need to have is the Achaar Masala. For Homemade Achaar Masala recipe Click here ,How to make Achari Masala Everybody makes kaleji in the first…

Quick one pot Chicken Masala Rice


Quick one pot Chicken Masala Rice It is a quick Desi rice recipe.You can make it when you have a short time to serve Desi dinner.  These Masala rice have less ingredients and preparation than Biryani and pulao rice so it is quick and easy to make. Kids can eat because it is less spicy….

Badami Chicken Qorma_Recipe by Shireen Anwer


Badami Chicken Qorma_Recipe by Shireen Anwer 20 mins ,,Preparation time 15 mins ,,Cooking time 4 to 6 persons,, Servings Ingredients: Whole Chicken 1 Onion(sliced) 1 cup Yogurt (beaten) ¾ cup Ginger Garlic Paste 2 tbsp Oil, Ghee ½ cup Fresh Cream ¼ cup Salt 1 tsp Red Chili Powder 1-1/2 tsp Turmeric ½ tsp Garam…

Mutton korma by Shireen Anwer


Mutton korma by Shireen Anwer (Masala mornings-Pakistani English written recipe ) This recipe is from Shireen Anwer show `Masala mornings’. The name of this korma is `Jama masjid ka mutton korma’! The korma is very delicious,rich,tasty and you get a flavour of the famous korma. Thanks Chef Shireen Anwar for sharing the korma recipe! Ingredients:…

How to make Zebra cake in pateela on stove top


How to make Zebra cake in pateela on stove top:: This Zebra cake recpe is with oil. I baked it without oven on stove top. You can bake it in oven too. Baking time will be the same. In Zebra cake, we bake chocolate and vanilla cakes batter in a striking striped pattern. Ingredients; 1…