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    Desi Month Date Today 2015 Pakistan Model

  • Desi by design

    In a sea of traumatic, angst peppered art that continues to haunt the Pakistani artscape, a cheery burst of colour and a generous dollop of desi pop in “Of the Road — A Truck Art Exhibition” at the IVS Gallery, Karachi, reminded viewers of art’s capacity to simply amuse and entertain...

    Formerly in 1994, a Karachi School of Art project, undertaken in collaboration with PSO, centred on truck decoration — the painted vehicle then toured...

  • For those of a more desi disposition

    ISLAMABAD: Ordinarily, if someone new to the city is craving desi food, they are either driven up the Margallas or down past Faizabad...

    The consensus used to be that the capital has no desi restaurants to write home about...

  • EPICURIOUS: DESI WITH A TWIST

    NAMKEEN SAVAiyyaaNVermicelli doesn’t always have to be used in a sweet dish; here’s a savoury twist on these beloved desi noodlesIngredients200 gm vermicelli, coarsely crushed 1 large onion, sliced 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 2 medium-sized tomatoes, chopped 2 green chillies, chopped 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 3 eggs 1 tbsp butterSalt to taste2 cups water 1/2 cup oil Fresh coriander to garnishMethodHeat oil in a pan...

  • The special desi relationship with Chinese food

    RAWALPINDI: The desi palate has always had a fascination with continental food, whether it is Italian, Mediterranean or Middle Eastern cuisine...

    The most sought-after item are the golden brown chowmein noodles, which have been seamlessly adopted by desi menus...

  • Desi delights

    Fish au gratinIngredientsFish cubes ½kgGarlic paste 1 tspChinese salt 1 tspWhite pepper 1/4tspSalt to tasteBlack pepper ½ tspOnion medium-sizedCapsicum medium-sizedMushrooms ½ cupFlour 2 tbspMilk ½ litreButter 3tbspCheddar cheese 100gOil 3tbspOregano ½ tspMethodTake a medium-sized onion, one capsicum and half-a-cup of mushrooms, cut...

  • An upscale take on the dhaba that’s simple, rich and unapologetically desi

    Motivated by their mutual love for food, three friends decided to take a break from their careers and open a dhaba style eatery in order to satiate Islamabad’s love for original desi food...

    The daal in the daal chawal comes with a desi ghee ka tarka, a serving of mango pickle, shami kabab, tandoori roti and kachoomar salad while the thali contains a vegetable dish, a meat dish, lahori cholay, salad, pickle, raita and tandoori roti......

  • Sci-fi comedy goes desi

    Yes, it sounds interesting...

    The Mars Society has consented to extend support to the first Pakistani sci-fi comedy film Laal Peela, written and directed by Khalid Hasan Khan
  • An Indian and a Pakistani in 'desi' Tanzania

    Saad flocked in from Pakistan around the same time, on an Acumen Global fellowship to help Husk Power (an Indian social enterprise) expand in East Africa...

    An Indian and a Pakistani together in Tanzania – we thought our desi mannerisms would ill-fit here...

  • A desi platter

    Desi cholay:Ingredients:Boiled white gram 1- 1/2 cupBoiled tomatoes 2 piecesGreen chilli 4-6 piecesOil 1/4 cupGaram masala powder 1tspTurmeric 1tspAchar powder 1tspPomegranate seeds 1tspGinger paste 1tbspRed chilli pepper 1tbspNutmeg mace powder 1/2tbspCoriander leaves 2tbspCumin seeds powder 2tbspCumin seeds 1tspSalt as per tasteMethodStir fry cumin seeds and...

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