Thursday, May 10, 2012

Chocolate Chip Cookies







  • Chocolate chips ¼ cup
  • Brown sugar ½ cup
  • Roasted and crushed peanuts ½ cup
  • Powder white sugar ¼ cup
  • Egg 1
  • Barley porridge 1 cup (crushed)
  • Refined flour ¾ cup (sifted)
  • Vanilla essence ½ tsp
  • Baking soda ½ tsp
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • Oil ½ cup

Cooking Directions

  1. Pour all the ingredients in a bowl and mix it with a spoon.
  2. Take a greased ovenproof tray.
  3. Place spoonfuls of the batter on the tray in the form of biscuits at a distance from each other.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 170°C for 15 minutes.
  5. Remove and cool before serving.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Red Chicken Wings by Maida Rahat








  • Chicken wings 1 kg
  • Ketchup 1 cup
  • Soya sauce 3 tsp
  • Salt to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. Heat some oil in a pan and wings and cook on low / medium flame to cook.
  2. Add salt to the wings.
  3. Add soya sauce and mix well.
  4. Add ketchup and toss.
  5. When fully cooked, takeout in a platter.
  6. Serve hot and enjoy.

Green Beans Achar By Zubaida Tariq

Gulab Jaman Recipe by Chef Zakir Qureshi

Zubaida Apa- Chicken Kebab, Fruit Salad, Doodh Ka Sherbat

Frozen Strawberry Fizz






  • Strawberries 250 gm
  • Cream 1 packet
  • Condensed milk 1 tin
  • Strawberry jelly mix 1 packet


Cooking Directions

  1. Place strawberries, condensed milk and cream in freezer.
  2. Now put the strawberry jelly mix in 2 cup of water, cook and put it into a serving bowl and also place it in freezer.
  3. Now put frozen strawberries, condensed milk and cream in a blender jug and blend well.
  4. After this put the prepared fizz into the bowl, garnished with strawberry.
  5. Frozen strawberry fizz is ready.

Shireen Anwar-Khatti Methi Chana Chat (Sweet and Sour Chickpeas Chaat)







  • Boiled chick peas 250 gm (soaked overnight)
  • Potatoes 1 cup (peeled, cubed and boiled)
  • Coriander leaves 4 tbsp (chopped)
  • Onion ½ cup (chopped)
  • Papri ½ cup (crushed)
  • Chat masala 1 tsp
  • Caster sugar 2 tbsp
  • Yogurt 1 cup (whipped)
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • For Chutney:
  • Tamarind pulp 1 cup
  • Dates 8
  • Jaggery 2 tbsp
  • Sugar 1 tbsp
  • Red chili powder 1 tbsp (heaped)
  • Chat masala 1 tsp
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • Whole red chili 6
  • Black salt ½ tsp

Cooking Directions

  1. For Chutney: In a sauce pan cook together tamarind pulp, dates, jaggery, sugar, red chili powder, salt, chat masala, whole red chilies and black salt for 15 minutes, cool and blend.
  2. For Chat: In a dish place the boiled chick peas, add ¾ cup chutney then spread whipped yogurt.
  3. Pour remaining chutney, top with crushed papri, onion chopped, coriander leaves chopped.
  4. Serve warm or cool.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Chinese Soup

  • Chicken stock 1 ¼ liters
  • Sweet corn kernels 175 gm
  • Ginger 1 tsp (freshly grated)
  • Spring onion 4 (topped, tailed and sliced)
  • Seafood sticks 170 gm (defrosted and shredded)
  • Prawns 50 gm (defrosted and peeled)
  • Dry Sherry 4 tbsp
  • Salt and black pepper as required
  • Corn flour 2 tbsp
  • Carrot flowers for garnishing
 Cooking Directions
  1. Take the chicken stock in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
  2. Add the sweet corn kernels, ginger, spring onions, seafood sticks and prawns.
  3. Add the salt, black pepper and dry sherry.
  4. Blend the corn flour in a small bowl with enough cold water to form a smooth paste.
  5. Stir the corn flour paste into the soup and simmer gently for 5 minutes.
  6. Stir until slightly thickened.
  7. Serve hot garnished with carrot flowers.

Zubaida Tariq

Zubaida Tariq popularly known as Zubaida Appa is practically a household name .She is renowned for her personal culinary style and for her real love of traditional food which she makes with with pure and simple ingredients . Her expertise in giving kitchen and household advice is Zubaida tariq was born on 4th april 1945 at hydrabad dakkan and got married at the age of 21. she did not know how to cook at the time of her marriage and gradually learnt the art over a period of time. She started her culinary career at the age of 50 in unilever's dalda advisory service. since then She has been in the field of media for nearly 18 years. with over a 1000 episodes to her name zubaida tariq is a phenomenal household name. Currently she is spreading her culinary knowldege and passion in the popular cooking show handi which is aired on masala tv at 5:00pm Besides her tv shows her radio shows are also a huge success as she always manages to blend wit with wisdom in all of her shows.

Shireen Anwar

Shireen Anwar has a magnetic personality, she is a great cook, an inspirational cooking teacher and a very loved mother. Many Cooking shows do the same old apron in the kitchen and lets cook a roast, forget about watching a show about pre recorded cooking; this show will entertain you with live cooking show.

Cooking expert, Shireen Anwer prepares matchless dishes that appeal to the public's desire for healthier fare, as well as to the palate. she will combine the latest nutrition theory with cutting-edge culinary expertise to show how to prepare and serve food as healthy as it is appetizing and delicious.

She also proffers expert advice on which cooking gadgets to buy and for what, and which to avoid as unnecessary expense, suggesting tips of how mundane kitchen utensils could be used to serve the same purpose instead. A show not to be missed.

Saadat Siddiqui

One of the most entertaining chefs at ARY Zauq, Chef Saadat is a multi-faceted individual who also works closely with multinational brands such as Unilever. Despite an extraordinary and energetic professional lifestyle, he still manages to find time for shows.

Farah Jahanzeb Khan

Farah Jahanzeb Khan, a designer, cooking expert, mother and a lot more. Food Afternoon with Farah host and expert based cooking show. Along with the Pakistani, Continental, South-Asian and Afghani recipes, cooking tips are also given about kitchen and kitchen related issues. And in various shows, directions on the ways to set up table and present your food will be given as well.

Chef Zakir

Zakir was born in 1967 at Karachi. He did his inter from Allama Iqbal College. From Hotel Sheraton, he took training of chef then he has started his career from Avari hotel. Then Zakir went to Singapore and from there he did courses of Chinese and Thai cuisine. During that one year of training period, he has also done fruits and vegetable carving course. Other than that he has also traveled to South Africa and Dubai for cooking courses. He got married in 1987 and now has 3 daughters and 2 sons.

Daughter of the very famous chef Rahat Ali, Maedha has carved out her own niche very quickly. A role model to all the young girls of Pakistan- Maedha Rahat Ali is loved all around Pakistan for her quick wit, skill and command over cooking! Recipes

Chef Rahat

Rahat is a very famous name in cooking shows.She is very energetic and creative person. She conducts the show every Monday to Friday evening in her unique way with her fabulous recipes and not just that but she also interact live with the audience to give extra details and give tips about cooking and general kitchen issues.

Shireen Anwar-Chicken White Karhai , Chicken Chapli Kabab & Dhaba Jalfrezi