Indian and Pakistani Recipes

Recipes of India and Pakistan

Most Westerners whenever asked exactly what food they will relate with the Indian subcontinent, will probably state 'curry', yet not necessarily just about every spiced dish is actually a curry, and curry is not merely one dish. It embraces a complete variety of dishes, each remarkably diverse in accordance to the spices and herbs used in different mixtures. Spices, imaginatively applied, tend to be the exceptional characteristic of Indian and Pakistani cuisine - subtle or pungent, hot or mild, there is something to fit each and every taste buds.

A lot of the cooking of northwestern India and Pakistan is so identical that one, would be reluctant to state which dishes belong to one country and which to the other. Pakistan, being a Muslim nation, uses no pork; yet offers a diet abundant in other meats and has as many delicious biriani and pilau as does the famous Moghul cuisine of the nearby Indian provinces. Lamb is prevalent in both places, and both use spicing and ingredients such as yoghurt and ghee in food that are elaborate without being hot as well as depending more greatly on wheat-flour chapati than on rice.

Bangladesh is more than 1,500 kilometers from Pakistan. With the eastern Indian province of Bengal, of which it has been once a part, it shares much more pungent spicing, an inclination to cook in mustard oil rather than ghee and focus on a selection of seafood instead of the fat lamb favorite in northwestern India and Pakistan.

The culinary choices of southern India are diverse again. The coconut plays a powerful role, rice mostly replaces wheat, mustard seeds are extensively used as a spice, and chilies come into their own - as anyone who has handled a truly hot Madras or Mysore curry can promptly acknowledge!

All through the subcontinent, different religious beliefs impose food taboos which are strictly adhered to. Hindus will certainly not consume beef. Muslim will not consume pork. Buddhist will not take life and so will not even break an egg. And many Indians are purely vegetarian, savoring a cuisine that is in a class by itself.

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 Indian & Pakistani Recipes

  1. Bhel Puri

  2. Chapati

  3. Chapati (2)

  4. Chicken and Yoghurt Curry

  5. Chicken Tikka

  6. Chickpea Curry

  7. Chicken Curry with Cashews

  8. Chicken Liver Curry

  9. Chicken Moghul Style

  10. Cold Spicy Mashed Potatoes

  11. Dry Beans Curry

  12. Dry Chicken Curry

  13. Dry Potato and Pea Curry

  14. Dry Spicy Fried Beans

  15. Eggplant Puree

  16. Eggs in Coconut Milk Gravy

  17. Eggs in Meatballs

  18. Fish Curry

  19. Fish Curry with Tomato

  20. Fish Fillet Cooked in Coconut Milk

  21. Fish Steamed in Banana Leaves

  22. Flaky Wholemeal Bread

  23. Fried Fish Fillets

  24. Fried Mixed Vegetables

  25. Garam Masala

  26. Green Masala Paste

  27. Grilled Fish on Skewers

  28. Grilled Masala Chicken

  29. Gujarati Potatoes

  30. Hot and Sour Duck Curry

  31. Hot Lentil Soup

  32. Hot Spicy Mashed Potatoes

  33. Indian Fried Fish

  34. Kashmiri Meatballs Curry

  35. Kashmiri Roast Leg of Lamb

  36. Lamb Chops in Spicy Batter

  37. Lamb in Spices and Yoghurt

  38. Lamb Kebab Curry

  39. Lamb Kofta

  40. Lamb Yoghurt

  41. Lentil Bhuja Casserole

  42. Lentil Puree

  43. Madras Curry

  44. Madras Style Curry Paste

  45. Meat and Potato Curry

  46. Minced Meat and Peas with Rice

  47. Minced Meat and Split Pea Curry

  48. Minced Meat on Skewers

  49. Minced Meat with Fresh Peas

  50. Mushroom Curry

  51. Mushrooms, Potatoes and Peas Curry

  52. Mutton Curry

  53. Mutton Kebab

  54. Naan

  55. Okra Curry

  56. Onion Bhaji

  57. Paratha

  58. Parathas with Cauliflower Filling

  59. Pea Pods Curry

  60. Plain Savory Rice

  61. Prawns in Coconut Milk

  62. Pork Vindaloo

  63. Potato Puris

  64. Potato and Pea Curry

  65. Potato Rissoles with Peas

  66. Rice Cooked in Stock with Spices

  67. Rice with Fresh Green Peas

  68. Rice with Vegetables

  69. Saffron and Lemon Sweet Pilau

  70. Saffron Chicken Pilau

  71. Saffron Chicken

  72. Savory Fried Potatoes

  73. Savory Rice and Lentils

  74. Shrimp Fritters

  75. Shrimps in Coconut Milk

  76. Skewered Barbecued Chicken

  77. Skewered Mutton Curry

  78. Sour Fish Curry

  79. South Indian Shrimp Curry

  80. Spiced Baked Fish

  1. Spiced Pork Vindaloo

  2. Spiced Rice

  3. Spiced Shrimps and Rice

  4. Spiced Tandoori Chicken

  5. Spicy Barbecued Chicken Wings

  6. Spicy Deep Fried Chicken

  7. Spicy Duck with Cabbage and Potatoes

  8. Spicy Egg Curry

  9. Spicy Eggplant with Yoghurt

  10. Spicy Fried Beans

  11. Spicy Fried Cabbage

  12. Spicy Fried Leeks

  13. Spicy Fried Okra

  14. Spicy Fried Spinach

  15. Spicy Lamb with Onions

  16. Spicy Lamb with Saffron and Almonds

  17. Spicy Potato Rissoles

  18. Spicy Roast Chicken

  19. Spicy Scrambled Eggs

  20. Spicy Steamed Mussels

  21. Tandoori Chicken

  22. Vegetable Korma

  23. Whole Chicken in Spices and Yoghurt

  24. Zucchini Puree


  1. Bananas in Spicy Yoghurt

  2. Cucumber with Yoghurt

  3. Cucumbers in Spiced Yoghurt

  4. Green Coconut Chutney

  5. Mint Chutney

  6. Onion Salad

  7. Onion Sambal

  8. Spiced Eggplant with Yoghurt

  9. Spinach with Yoghurt and Spices

  10. Tamarind Chutney

  11. Tomato Oil Pickle

  12. Tomato Salad with Mint and Spring Onions

 Desserts & Drinks 

  1. Almond Cream Sweetmeat

  2. Banana Sweetmeat

  3. Carrot Pudding

  4. Carrot Sweetmeat

  5. Chick Pea Flour Sweetmeat

  6. Condensed Milk Dessert

  7. Crisp Semolina Shortbread

  8. Cumin and Tamarind Drink

  9. Deep-Fried Semolina Savories

  10. Lassi (Yoghurt Drink)

  11. Milk Sweetmeat

  12. Pakoras - Savory Vegetables Fritters

  13. Potato Slices

  14. Potato Straws

  15. Rice Pancakes

  16. Rice Pudding

  17. Rose Flavored Cold Drink

  18. Rose Flavored Sweetmeat in Syrup

  19. Semolina Pudding

  20. Small Savory Pastries

  21. Sweet Vermicelli

  22. Thosai


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