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Karachi’s best mouth-watering ‘jalebis’

Have you heard the sizzle of a jalebi? It is the most beautiful sound in the world. It is a spiral-shaped snack crispy from the outside and juicy from the inner sweet made of gram flour and sugar syrup. Here

Three mouth-watering Karahis in Karachi

Karahi is a popular Pakistani dish. No matter which restaurant you go to, karahi is one dish that everyone in the family wants to order. Here are three places that we think you must try karahi from: 1) Bombai Koila

Three ‘fish spots’ one must visit in winters

The port city Karachi is blessed with a vast coastline and deep sea. Being surrounded by the Arabian Sea, Karachi has a wide variety of seawater fish while many others make their way from rivers, lakes and ponds in other

Most creative and yummiest Icecream in Karachi

Karachites are always up for tasty and amazing desserts. The city offers a wide variety of ice cream flavours but if you still struggle with finding the best ice cream place in Karachi, then your troubles end right here. We

The Most Milky Dessert ‘Rabri’

Rabri, a mouth-watering sweet, milky delight originated from India. The dessert is widely eaten at weddings and events across Pakistan.  Rabri is made by boiling milk on low heat for a long time until it becomes dense and changes its

Making Haleem: Muharram’s signature dish

A delicious mixture of wheat, barley, lentil, and meat ‘Haleem’ is garnished with chopped green chilies, ginger, fried onions and slivers of lemon before being served. Haleem is a preferred choice of food in Muharram. Indeed, it is an occasional

Delicious melt-in-your-mouth Gulab Jamuns

Gulab Jamun is one of Pakistan’s most popular sweet. Dipped in a rose-cardamom flavored sugar syrup, Gulab Jamun is made of dried milk (khoya) and deep-fried Be it in parties, weddings, or on Eid, these soft sugar syrup-soaked balls happen to

Tasty pakoras to try this monsoon

Pakora is a quintessential Karachi house-hold item. There is no occasion when you can’t have pakoras. Whether its raining or you’re breaking your fast, you love to eat some pyaaz wala pakoras! It does not matter what time of the

Best chaat for chatoras

In Karachi, chaat is a way of life and a favorite savory all year round. Karachi is a city of foodies where you can find a variety of mouth-watering chaat served with spices, chopped potatoes, and tomatoes, yogurt.We sorted out

Great spots to satisfy your Qorma cravings

A good qorma is instantly recognizable by its unforgettable and extremely delicious aroma. Qorma is a royal dish item from the Mughal era but is still a heart-winning food item for every other Pakistani. Blended in a rich variety of

The Best Pulao In Karachi

Pulao continues to rule the heart of thousands. It was once even more popular than biryani but still remains an all-time favourite dish. And why not? The scent of zeera (fennel), coriander seeds, and onions cooking in mutton yakhni (broth)

The best ‘Daal Chawal’ in Karachi

‘Daal Chawal’ may be a common dish but it is also the most frequently cooked dish in Pakistani homes. And why it shouldn’t be? Daal served with a hot tarka of sliced garlic cloves, cumin, and curry leaves, makes the

The best mango shakes in town

When summers arrive, the only happiness we expect is a yellow honey-sweet fruit. Mango is called the king of fruits but for us, it is also the king of hearts. Did you know that more than 50 varieties of mangoes

3 Falsa juice spots for a refreshing summer

Summers in Pakistan brings scorching heat, humid weather, and heat strokes but also bring some absolutely delicious fruits and berries like falsa. These bitter and sweet berries are blended in sugar added with a pinch of white pepper to make

Best spots for die-hard nihari lovers

Ever thought why our national food is Nihari? Served with chopped green chilies, lemons, and sliced ginger, nihari is served with hot tandoori naan! Mouth-watering, isn’t it? Nihari is served as a breakfast item in Karachi and Lahore but is

Haleem houses heavenly in taste yet light on pockets

Haleem is a unique and delicious combination of wheat, barley, lentils, and meat. What makes special is its taste and splendidly balanced flavour. Karachi offers a large variety of delicious Haleem for every price point. We have gathered a few

Must try dessert this Eid

On the occasion of Eid-Al-Fitr, also known as the ‘Meethi Eid’, a religious celebration is observed that often comprises a wide range of sweet delicacies. As you know, sweetmeats also known as ‘mithai’ are an essential part of Eid celebrations. 

Biryani – a national dish of Karachi

Biryani may not be the national dish of Pakistan but it definitely is a favourite for Karachiites who are always in search of tasty rice. A perfect plate of biryani consists of some aromatic rice, tender meat pieces, served with

Nabeinn is empowering women through food

If you are passionate about cooking, then there is no reason why you should not follow your heart. After all, everybody needs food, and being able to cook well is a highly sought-after skill. Samreen Junaid’s ‘Nabeinn’ has turned the

Meet Areeba Zeeshan, co-founder of ‘Machine Sells’

Female entrepreneurs in Pakistan are making a splash in the male-dominated world of business. We spoke to Areeba Zeeshan about her journey on establishing her startup ‘Machine sells’, a Business to Business machine trading platform where you can buy, sell

NC requests FIFA for financial support for helping players amid COVID-19

KARACHI: Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) had requested FIFA for financial support to help players amid nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus epidemic. While speaking to media reporters, Normalization Committee (NC) Chairman Hamza Khan has revealed that they have requested the

Life in Kashmir remains paralysed as curfew enters 246th day

SRINAGAR: The curfew and communications blockage in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) continues to cut off the region from the rest of the world for the 246th consecutive day on Monday. Last month, Indian forces killed one Kashmiri youth in Baramulla

CM Sindh Murad Ali Shah visits Welfare Trust in Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has visited the office of the Saylani Welfare Trust today. Saylani Chairman Hazrat Allama Moulana Bashir Farooqi gave a briefing to the chief minister about the arrangements made to feed the needy. Murad

Will award Dr. Usama Riaz status of national hero: CM GB

GILGIT BALTISTAN: A young doctor who spearheaded the fight against the coronavirus in the region and sacrificed his life will be awarded the status of a national hero. Chief Minister Hafeezur Rehman has expressed that the country would award Dr

Coronavirus cases in Pakistan surge to 312

KARACHI: The confirmed cases of coronavirus in Pakistan have risen to 307 as more cases have been reported from other provinces of the country. According to details, Sindh remained the worst affected province of Pakistan from coronavirus as 211 cases

Ten deadly pandemics that shook the world

There has been a number of pandemics throughout history that not only affected mankind but the viruses were strong enough to kill a man too. The word pandemic is defined as a disease that has spread in multiple countries around

10 practices you can alter to prevent coronavirus

Coronavirus cases have been soaring in Pakistan. The deadly disease which originated in China and has become a global pandemic is now actively present in the country and could see a rise in a number of cases over the next

Drinking chilled water? 5 reasons why its harmful for you

Drinking water and staying hydrated is vital for health, but the temperature for water before drinking factor. Drinking cold water does affect your body in ways you may not anticipate or want. There are five mentioned reasons below that why

Ishq Zehnaseeb: mental sickness and marriage in a nutshell

There is little doubt that Pakistani dramas are excelling when it comes to highlighting social issues. After ‘Dar Se Jati hai Sila’ exposing sexual abuse within families, hit serial ‘Ishq Zahe Naseeb’ laid bare before the audience the often hushed

Pakistan’s brave biker girls

“Traveling in a bus always affected my life; my office timings, the uninvited staring, my ability to be free. Above all, it wasted a lot of my time,” Marina Syed, a girl in her twenties, sitting on a bright blue