Friday, December 19, 2014

Pomegranate Khher / Anar Kheer انار کھیر

Anar Kheer is a very delicious kind of kheer. You can not forget its taste once to liked it.

Pomegranate Kheer
Anar Kheer
Ingredients:
  • Milk full cream 1 litre
  • Rice crushed  1/2  -  3/4 cup
  • Sugar  1/2 - 3/4 cup
  • Pistachio chopped  1 tablespoon
  • Green cardamom seeds 1/4 teaspoon
  • Kewra essence few drops
  • Pomegranate seed fresh  1 cup
Procedure:
  • Add all ingredients to the milk except pomegranate seeds.
  • Cook on medium flame till thick (20-40 minutes)
  • Remove in a large bowl to refrigerate.
  • Add pomegranate seeds to chilled kheer and mix well just before serving.


Cream of Chicken Soup / کریم آف چکن سوپ

Cream of Chicken soup is a world famous soup. It is very tasty and delicious. Its creamy taste gives excellent mouth feel. Try it this Winter and get warm.

Cream of Chicken Soup
Ingredients:
  • Chicken boneless cubes  100 g
  • Carrot , finely diced 1
  • Spring onion finely chopped
  • Garlic cloves finely diced  2-3
  • Ginger chopped 1/4 teaspoon
  • Green chillies finely chopped 1
  • Fresh coriander/parsley/basil/celery leaves finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon
  • Maida (patent wheat flour)  2-3 teaspoon
  • Corn Starch 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper 1/2teaspoon
  • Chinese salt 1 teaspoon
  • White pepper 1/4 teaspoon
  • Haldi powder 1/6 teaspoon
  • Burger cheese slices 2-3
Procedure: 
  • Take  1 lite water in a pan.
  • Add chicken cubes,  carrot, spring onion, ginger, garlic, green chillies, fresh coriander/celery/parsley leaves, salt, black and white peppers, Chinese salt and turmeric powder.
  • Start cooking on low heat till chicken is well tender (30-60 minutes).
  • Now dissolve maida and corn starch in a cup water and pour into cooking soup slowly and with constant stirring.
  • When boil cook on low to medium flame for 5 more minutes.
  • Add burger cheese slices and cook to dissolve with stirring.
  • Delicious Cream of Chicken Soup is ready.
  • Serve hot.

Gajrela (Punjabi Winter Dessert) / گجریلا

Gajrela is a very delicious Winter Dessert from Punjab. It is a very nutritious and energetic dessert. It provided extra energy to fight chilly weather in winter. Almost ever household in Punjab prepare it during cold weather. Children are fond of Gajrela. Only 3-4 table spoon are eaten up in the morning and evening. Here is my mother's recipe of Gajrela.


Gajrela (Carrots in Milk)
Ingredients:
  • Full Cream Milk  2 litre
  • Carrots grated   1 kg
  • Sugar 1 cup
  • Desi ghee/ Butter  100 g
  • Pistachio chopped 1 tablespoon
  • Almond chopped 1 tablespoon
  • Rasin  1 tablespoon
  • Coconut slices  1 tablespoon
Procedure:
  • Place milk and grated carrots in a large pan.
  • Continue to cook on low flame with occasional stirring till most of the water is evaporated. It will take 2-3 hours.
  • When thick mass is obtained, add sugar,  desi ghee/butter and nuts.
  • Then cook on medium to high flame with vigorous stirring to avoid sticking to the bottom and walls of the pan.
  • Delicious Gajrela is ready.
  • Serve hot/cold.
  • Serving:  8

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Cholistani Camel Meat Pulao چولستانی اونٹ کے گوشت کا پلاؤ

Cholistan is a dessert in South of Punjab, also known as Rohi. It is familiar for Camels, Car Dessert Safari.  Camels are part of Cholistan daily life. They use it for travelling in dessert, eating its meat and drinking its milk. Pulao is a famous dish of Punjab, so Pulao cooked with Camel Meat is delicious dish.

Camel Meat Pulao , Cholistan Punjab
Ingredients:

  • Camel Meat  1 kg
  • Rice , soaked in water 3 Pao (700-800 g)
  • Oil 1 cup
  • Onion chopped 3-4
  • Tomatoes chopped 3
  • Yoghurt 1 cup
  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  • Salt 2-3 teaspoon
  • Red Chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper whole 1 teaspoon
  • Cloves whole 10
  • Cardamom small 8
  • Cardamom small 4
  • Cinnamon sticks 2
  • Coriander whole 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin Black whole 1 teaspoon
  • Fennel whole 1 teaspoon

Procedure:

  • Fry onion in oil till soft.
  • Add  camel meat and spices and fry till meat change its colour (5-6 minutes)
  • Then add tomatoes, yoghurt, ginger garlic paste and fry for 5-6 minutes on medium flame.
  • Now add 3-4 glass water and cook on low-medium flame till Camel Meat is done (1-2 hours).
  • When Camel Meat is tender add soaked rice and as much water so that water level should be 1 inch above the rice layer.
  • Keep cooking on low heat and stir in intervals.
  • It takes 8-10 minutes.
  • When most of the water is absorbed by rice, simmer it for 10 minutes.
  • Apply cloth or newspaper for simmering.
  • Delicious Cholistani Camel Meat Pulao is ready.
  • Serve hot with Mint Raita.


Saib Ka Murabba / Apple Preserve سیب کا مربّہ

Saib Ka Murabba is a centuries old herbal medicine. Hakim gives it to their patients after illness to overcome weakness. It is the oldest technique to get benefits of apple when it is not available in off season.  Here is the oldest recipe of Saib Ka Murabba.

Seb Ka Murabba
Apples in syrup
Prepared Apples
Removing Skin and Inner core of Apples
Ingredients:
  • Apples 2 kg
  • Sugar 2 kg
  • Tatri 1-2 pinches
  • Rose essence few drops
  • Silver Foil (Chandi Kay warq)  for serving
Procedure:
  • Remove skin of apples.
  • Also remove inner seed part.
  • Pierce the prepared apples with fork.
  • Now put the prepared apples in a pan, add sugar at top.
  • Keep for 24 hours, sugar will absorb apples moisture and you will get moist sugar after 24 hour.
  • Now heat on a low flame, add little water if needed.
  • Add tatri and cook till thick syrup is obtained.
  • Remove from flame add rose essences and keep in dark for 20-30 days for aging.
  • You will get transparent apples after this period. This is your saib ka murabba.
  • Serve 1-2 bites with Silver foil(Chandi Kay Warq) wrapped around.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Sindhi Bhee Curry / Sindhi Bhee Ji Bhaji / Sindhi Kamal Kakdi Curry / Bhe Curry

It is one of the most popular and tasty dish of Sindh especially Northern Sindh Districts of Larkana, Sukkur and Shikarpur.  When I asked a friend Abdul Sattar Kaka belong to Begu Kaka Near Hyderabad, for any other popular dish of Sindh rather than I already cooked and shared he give me the name of Bhe/Bhee dish of Larkana. I asked him to arrange bhe vegetable and its recipe for me to cook and share on my blog. So he did it 2 days back. Now it is ready to share.

Sindhi Bhee 
Bhee Ready to Cook
Bhee/Bhe Vegetable
Ingredients:
  • Bhee/Bhe/Lotus Root/Kamal Kakdi/Kanwal Kakri  vegetable  1 kg
  • Oil 1cup
  • Onion chopped 3
  • Tomatoes chopped 3-4
  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  • Green Chillies chopped 3-5
  • Fresh Coriander leaves for garnish
  • Salt to taste
  • Red Chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Haldi powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam Masala 1/2 teaspoon
Procedure:
  • Thoroughly wash the bhee vegetable.
  • Peel and chopped into disc form.
  • Boil in water , drain and keep aside.
  • Fry onion in oil till light brown.
  • Add ginger garic paste fry for 1 minute.
  • Then add toamtoes and spices and fry for 3-4 minutes and then add chopped and boiled  Bhe/Bhee. 
  • Fry for 4-5 more minutes. 
  • Add 1/2 cup water and cook on low flame for 5-10 minutes.
  • Add green Chillies and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Simmer for few minutes.
  • Delicious Sindhi Bhee Ji Bhaji is ready.
  • Serve with Roti.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Doodh Patti Chai / Milk Tea / دودھ پتّی چائے

Doodh Patti Chai is a very very tasty and strong form of Tea. Regular tea is made in water then a small quantity of milk is added. But Doodh Patti Tea is directly prepared in Milk. It is costlier than the regular tea.  It is popular all over Pakistan.  Tired off after full day of hard work try this recipe of Doodh Patti Chai.

Doodh Patti Chai
Ingredients:

  • Milk  Full Cream 250 ml
  • Tea 1 tea bag
  • Sugar as desired
  • Zeera Biscuit to serve

Procedure:

  • Heat milk in a tea pot.
  • Add sugar and 1 tea bag.
  • When milk boils , cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove in a cup.
  • Serve hot with Zeera Biscuit.

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Food Industries in Karachi and Food Technology Students of University of Karachi


The students of Food Science and Technology and Applied Chemistry specializing in Food Technology are not well aware of the facilities provided in Food Industries of  Karachi (+Pakistan). Facilities means when they got job in any Food Industry they should know the benefits offered by those industries.  Some Industries offered handsome packages for Top Management , Middle Management and Lower Managements posts. The student should keep in their minds those benefits prior to joining any Food Industry and should asked during interview. 

Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Karachi
Department of Food Technology, University of Karachi

 Top Rated Food Companies offered the following benefits to their employee

1. Handsome salary package 
2. Company maintained Car ( for self and for family) for top management post
                                         (Car for self )Middle and lower management  post
3. Full Salary bonus (2-3/year)
4. One Month annual leaves
5. Sick and Casual leaves 18/year
6. Medical allowance self and family (full coverage)
7. Five days/ week work, Saturday -Sunday off 
8. Cell phone by Company
9.  Provident Fund and Gratuity
10. Insurance 
11. Leave fare allowance (Air Tickets + leaves allowance ) for annual leaves
12. Company maintained Residence

The above mentioned benefits are real, provided by top rated companies in Karachi for Top to Middle management posts. 

Here is a list of well known Food Industries in Karachi and other cities of Pakistan

  • National Food Limited, Karachi
  • Unilever, Karachi
  • Lipton Tea, Unilever Company, Karachi
  • Knorr, Unilever Company, Lahore
  • Nestle Doodh, Karachi-Lahore
  • Nestle Mineral Water
  • English Biscuit, Karachi
  • Dalda Foods, Karachi
  • Kolson, Karachi
  • Coca Cola , Karachi
  • Pepsi Cola, Cold Drinks, Karachi
  • Pepsi, Mineral water, Karachi
  • Pepsi, Lays, Lahore
  • Rafhan , Faisalabad-Karachi, Unilever Company
  • Olpers, Karachi-Sukkur, Sahiwal
  • Lu Biscuits, Sukkur
  • Walls Ice cream, Unilever Company, Lahore
  • K & N, Haripure
  • Shan Foods, Karachi
  • Habib Oil, Karachi
  • Bake Parlour, Karachi
  • Tapal Tea, Karachi
  • Haleeb Doodh, Lahore
  • Qarshi, Lahore
  • Fauji Cereal, Islamabad
  • Shangrella, Karachi
  • Young Food, Karachi
  • Ahmed Foods, Karachi
  • Naurus Limited, Karachi,
  • Mehran Masala, Karachi
  • Hilal candy, Karachi
  • Candyland, Hub, Karachi
  • Kraft Food, Hub
  • Asian Food, Lahore
  • B.P. Candy , Karachi
  • Kisan Ghee, Karachi, Faisal abad
  • Mezan Ghee, Karachi
  • Sufi Oil, Faisalabad
  • Igloo Ice cream, Karachi
  • Dawn Bread, Karachi
  • Mitchel , Renal Khurd Punjab
  • Peki cakes, Karachi
  • PK Foods, Karachi
  • Laziza, karachi
  • Rooh Afza, Karachi
  • Maza Juice, Thatta
  • Frooto Juices, Karachi
  • PIA Kitchen, Karachi
  • Lal Qila restaurant, Karachi