Maren's Somewhat Pakistani Cookbook

Maren's Somewhat Pakistani Cookbook
(Recipe Collection)

8 Recipes Created by MAREN_MN

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.

Recipes in this Collection

Summer vegetable curry with mango
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)
Summer vegetable curry with mango

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
Chicken Karhi
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Chicken Karhi

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
Cucumber cumin raita
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)
Cucumber cumin raita

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
Indian style rice with beef
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Indian style rice with beef

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
Indian potatoes with eggplant (Aloo Bangan)
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Indian potatoes with eggplant (Aloo Bangan)

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
Chana ki daal (Slpit yellow peas)
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Chana ki daal (Slpit yellow peas)

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
Kudoo Gosht (summer squash with beef)
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Kudoo Gosht (summer squash with beef)

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
Bhindi Gosht (Indian Okra with beef)
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Bhindi Gosht (Indian Okra with beef)

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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