From samosas to seekh kebab, here's a round-up of the most flavorful 'desi food' in Pakistan
From samosas to seekh kebab, here's a round-up of the most flavorful 'desi food' in Pakistan

Can you imagine driving past Boat Basin in Karachi without grabbing some lip-smacking chaat to go? Or walking through Lahore on a hot day without grabbing a lassi?

When it comes to desi food, Pakistan is one proud nation where every city has its own specialty.

Here's a round-up of the most flavorful 'desi food' in Pakistan, submitted to us on Instagram through our #DawnWeeklyProject:

1. Tempting cholas with crispy hot parathas and puri makes for an ideal Sunday breakfast:

2. Perfectly balanced karahi! Just grab a paratha and enjoy:

3. The most divine lassi ever:

4. Seekh kebab is another firm favourite! Exceptionally soft and succulent:

5. Not a healthy dessert if you're watching your diet, but how can you ever resist gulab jamun?

6. Samosa chat is spicy, tangy, sweet and a popular street food:

7. 'Pakora time' – Everyone's favourite snack in Ramazan:

8. Who doesn't love biryani? Its taste and aroma is unbeatable!

9. Yet another BBQ item, juicy chicken tikka boti will leave you craving for more:

Tika boti 😍😂 #desifood #DawnWeeklyProject #dawndotcom #yum! #tikkay #foodie

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10. The quintessential Pakistani zarda:

11. No evening table is complete without 'zeeray wale dahi bare':

Zeeray Vale Dahi Bare. #FoodAnyOneElse #FoodLove #Food #FoodIzBae #DesiFood #DawnWeeklyProject #DawnDotCome

A photo posted by افراح (@waaaytoojazbati) on

12. Who needs pizza when you have Peshawari naan?

13. And lastly, some desi goodness to get you through the winters:


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