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Maren's Somewhat Pakistani Cookbook

Maren's Somewhat Pakistani Cookbook

As an American living in Pakistan, I have developed many classic Indian/Pakistani recipes to my own liking. Here some of them. These are my own variations on traditional Pakistani recipes with less oil and less spice. Hope you enjoy.

(8 Recipes) Created by MAREN_MN

Recipes in this Collection

Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

I live in Pakistan so I use the vegetables and fruit in season here, but you can use just about any that you like. Peaches and apples are very tasty in this dish too.

Submitted by MAREN_MN

Carbs: 24.8g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 159.9
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Classic Indian chicken dish. Use 2 teaspoons of Indian spice mixture instead of above mentioned spices if you choose. This redipe can feed a family of 6.

Great with Indian chapati or Basmati rice.

Submitted by MAREN_MN

Carbs: 8.9g | Fat: 6.4g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 12.1g | Calories: 138.7
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

A classic Indian yogurt dressing which can be used with rice, salad or just about any meat dish.

Submitted by MAREN_MN

Carbs: 3.4g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 40.5
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This recipe is for a large family and serves upto 12 people. You can substitute any Indian spices for the spices listed below. It seems like there is a lot of oil, but it is a large recipe.

Submitted by MAREN_MN

Carbs: 16.1g | Fat: 23.6g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 16.5g | Calories: 342.1
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My variation of this simple and traditional Pakistani / Indian dish. Not as spicy and the vegetables are still al dente. This is one of my favorite dishes, but it's not my kids' favorite.

Submitted by MAREN_MN

Carbs: 12.2g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 94
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Oh so easy split yellow peas (Chick peas). Can be served over basmati rice or as a soup. Can be made in a crock pot or pressure cooker. Cooking time in pressure cooker is about 20 minutes. In crock pot about 3 hours.

Submitted by MAREN_MN

Carbs: 10.9g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 91.1
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This typical Indian/Pakistani dish can be made with nearly any vegetable.

Submitted by MAREN_MN

Carbs: 5.2g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 5.8g | Calories: 131.4
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Very simple and tasty dish. Can be eaten with chapatti or as a side dish.

Submitted by MAREN_MN

Carbs: 6.5g | Fat: 8.1g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 4.9g | Calories: 111.7
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