Every community and region in the world exhibits its own style and standard in cooking. A cooking style gives useful information not only about the taste and liking of the people but also environmental conditions of that region. Common dishes of an area also suggest the easy availability of its ingredients.
Sindh is a province in southern Pakistan. The Sindhi are proud of their culture, literature, music sports and cuisine. The Sindhi recipes are popular not only in Pakistan but many other countries of the world including India. They are liked for their deliciousness, simplicity and ease of preparation. Also the ingredients are not that much expensive.
Most of the households in Sindh make Phulka (wheat-based flat bread) and rice a part of their meals. The ingredients in Sindhi recipes include vegetables, fruits, dairy products, chicken, mutton, beef and fish, etc.
Haleem, Hyderabadi Mirchain and Hyderabadi Dum Kabab are especially very delicious. All these dishes have a savoury taste. Let’s have a look at the ingredients and method of preparation of these dishes.
For cooking Haleem, you need wheat, barley, gram pulse and beef (without bones) as the major ingredients. The spices and other small ingredients include garlic, ginger, turmeric, coriander powder, onion, red chili, white cumin, salt and lemon.
Hyderabadi Mirchain is a popular Sindhi dish that uses green chili as it main ingredient. Other ingredients include ghee, onion (crushed), turmeric, red chili (whole), nigella (black cumin), tamarind and salt. You can also add coconut, peanut, poppy seeds and curry leaves to enhance the taste.
Hyderabadi Dum Kabab is an easy-to-make recipe that uses minced meat, raw papaya, ginger, garlic, yogurt, gram (ground), chili powder, black cumin, turmeric, oil and spices. Almonds (ground), poppy seeds (ground) and coconut will add to its taste. You can prepare a salad of onion, green chili and ginger.