Pakistani rice is world-famous especially the basmati rice due to long grain and aroma. Here making 12 different 'Pakistani rice dishes' for your next dinner or lunch.
If you love Pakistani cuisine and looking forward to making Pakistani food with rice then must try these recipes as it will give authentic Pakistani taste on your dining.
Pakistani food is rich with spices and mostly the recipes are inherited from Mughals so you will get a royal touch in traditional Pakistani dishes.
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So let's review and find the recipes of rice dishes Pakistani style.
Best Pakistan Rice Recipes For Your Dining
Here I select the most popular rice recipes that people love to have on dawat, parties, family get together, weddings and festivals.
Mostly the dishes are in form of pulao and biryani but they are totally different in taste. Making recipes are entirely different from others. All these dishes are with recipe videos so you can easily explore the link to find the recipe according to your dinner or lunch.
1) Pakistani Chicken Biryani
Most popular 'Rice Dish' of Pakistan
The combination of chicken and rice makes a perfect rice dish that's called chicken biryani. It's been prepared on the steam of chicken curry and boiled rice with the addition of brown onion, lemon juice, and saffron. The perfect and most recommended dish for parties and festivals.
Karachi is the most famous place to have the best chicken biryani so here I am sharing an authentic Karachi-style chicken biryani recipe that will help you to make at home for your dinner.
2) Pulao Biryani
It's a fusion of biryani and pulao! If you love biryani at the same time craving for pulao then this rice dish is for you. One of the best combinations of rice in the form of pulao and biryani in one place. Super easy to make and tasty. Must try this delicious recipe in your kitchen.
3) Chicken Tahari Pakistani
Tahari or (Tehri) is a famous rice dish that people make with yellow turmeric rice. Most people makes this dish to serve at lunch. If you are a veg lover then must try with potatoes and here is the nonveg version with Chicken.
Pakistani style chicken tahari resemble with Hyderabadi tahari recipe. Extremely delicious rice dish serve with raita and green salad.
4) White Biryani (Trending)
(Karachi Special Biryani Recipe)
White biryani also called Sofiyani biryani is the trending rice dish in Pakistan as people love to have it. It's white in color biryani but full of spices and herbs that make it tasty and scrumptious.
5) Beef Biryani
One of the forms of biryani made with beef (red meat). It's a traditional rice dish makes with a combination of tender beef curry and rice.
6) Aloo Wale Chawal - Aloo ki Tahari
Most people call it 'Aloo wale chawal' one of the forms of Tahari made with potatoes and rice. Super easy and quick recipe for foodies to try at home. If you are back at home after a tiring day and a plat of aloo tahari with kabab and raita can make your day.
7) Vegetable Dum Pulao | (Sabzi Pulao)
If I stock up tasty and yummy Pakistani rice dishes then vegetable pulao (traditional style sabzi pulao) will be on count as it's the best combination of rice with vegetables. Truly recommended for both veg and nonveg lovers.
My mother used to make the most aromatic vegetable pulao as she makes the whole house become fragrant so it compels us to eat vegetables without excuse. If you have picky Pakistani kids at home then must try this recipe as they love it and divert to eat more veggies. Super easy to make and extremely delicious in taste.
8) Chana Pulao
Another sensation in Pakistani rice dishes is 'chana pulao' or chickpea pulao. One of the most famous food from Lahore. If you want to eat the best chana pulao then must try Lahori style degi chanay ka pulao. It's a healthy and nutritious combination of chickpea (full of protein) and rice.
9) Yakhni Pulao
Traditional style yakhni pulao made with meat yakhni (red meat or chicken). Yakhni is a form of meat stock that use to cook rice. Pakistani cuisine is incomplete without pulao as most of people love to have it in dinner or lunch.
10) Mutton Biryani
If you want to take the original taste of biryani then must try mutton biryani. Perfect rice dish of Pakistani cuisine. Full of spices and herbs to bring flavor to the table. In this biryani, mutton korma cooked with steam rice to make a perfect taste.
11) Matar Pulao
It's a peas pulao recipe famous as 'matar ka pula'. It makes with seasonal and frozen peas. People serve this pulao with curry, kabab, raita and salad. In this recipe, rice cooked with the tadka of garam masala along with peas that makes it perfectly delicious. Healthy and nutritious rice recipe. Winter is the best season to make matar pulao.
Pakistani moms make the best matar pulao so homemade is perfect. If you agree with me then give me a comment to relate your experience.
12) Sindhi Biryani Rice
In Sindhi cuisine, one of the best and most famous rice dish in Pakistan. Sindhi biryani made with meat, rice and potatoes. It makes a perfect combination in form of biryani. Super tasty recipe for foodies to try at home kitchen.
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