Peshawar is the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It has always been magnetism for tourists because of its exceptional culture and fascinating places. This city is linked with Islamabad by Motorway M-1 and via national highway N-5. The Airport of Peshawar is almost 25 minutes drive from the city and is served by all the national and international carriers. Peshawar has a top quality food street at Ghanta Ghar. It is one of the most well-known places for family gatherings to enjoy tasty food. You can easily have a massive variety of dishes from this place including karahi, fish fried, fries, burgers, lassi, shakes, and more. It is a beautiful place if you want to eat the local food of Peshawar. Medina market is also another nice place to eat local food. This place is very popular among university students because of its appetizing food menu including chicken tikka, karahi, Seekh kabab, etc.
There are too many places in Peshawar where you can easily get all the delicious food for you. These places are renowned for serving tasty food and having a good atmosphere as well. So, for all food loving people, who love to try a different variety of food, we have highlighted some of the mouthwatering dishes to satisfy their food cravings.
Namak Mandi karahi is a very delicious dish that is usually made from lamb. The fat of the lamb is specifically used to cook this with butter. You can try this dish at home as well for this you must have the meat of lamb, lamb fat, butter, green chilies, tomatoes, and salt. It is a mouthwatering dish that is served with tandoori naan or afghani roti.
2. Dum Pukht
Chapli kabab is a special variety of kebab which is prepared from the meat of beef or mutton. It is also called Peshawari kebab because this dish is originated from this city. These kebabs are very spicy and tasty. The ingredients that are used to make these kebabs are flour, garam masala, red chili powder, coriander leaves chopped tomatoes, onions, mashed eggs, ginger, coriander powder, baking powder, lemon juice, cumin seeds, paprika, salt, and oil.
4. Kabuli Pulao
Mantu is another appetizing meat dish in which the meat of lamb or beef is used. This meat dumpling is cooked on multilayer steam. The dough that is used to make Mantu is cut into thin strips and filled with ground beef mixture. The edges of the dough are tightly sealed so that the filling doesn’t come out while cooking. It is served with a mixed vegetable sauce to eat.
Aush is a bit spicy dish that is generally cooked in a slow cooker, oven or soup pot. To make it in your home, you need to have ground beef, onion, diced tomatoes, minced garlic, crushed red pepper flakes, ground cumin, chili powder, dried mint, garam masala, garbanzo beans, chopped spinach, fettuccine, and sour cream.
This dish is an excellent combination of meat and vegetable. It is a healthy dish with good nutrition value. To prepare it, you have to make a mixture of garlic and onion in a blender, after that heat the pan with oil, lamb, green chilies, salt, spices, and this mixture. Mix tomatoes and water and cook it for some time. Add the spinach in it and then let it cook for almost 15 more minutes to get ready to serve.
9. Lamb Chops
Lamb chops are marinated with ginger garlic paste, cinnamon powder, salt, black pepper, white vinegar, papaya paste and oil for around 8 to 10 hours in order to get the soft, tender taste. You can girl them, cook in a pan or also bake in the oven as you like. It is a lip-smacking dish that is served with chili yogurt to enjoy.