Food of Pakistan, Episode:5 Food of Baluchistan(South-West Pakistan)

The last instalment in the series from Bilal Umer about food of Pakistan! Thank you for sharing Bilal.

The Baloch have two meals a day, in the morning and evening. The food for the whole family is cooked together. The most important grain is wheat, but millet and rice are also eaten. Grains are ground into flour and made into unleavened bread (flat bread, without any ingredients to make it rise), which is baked in mud ovens.

Meat is an important part of the Baloch diet. Sajji is a favorite dish that is often served to honored guests. A sheep is killed, skinned, and carved into joints. The meat is sprinkled with salt. The pieces of meat are spitted on green twigs, which are stuck into the ground in front of a blazing log. Once cooked, this dish is eaten with a knife, although Baloch usually eat with their hands.

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Milk is drunk and also made into fresh cheese, buttermilk, and butter. In summer, a sherbet (lassi) is made with milk, molasses, and sugar. Dates and wild fruits and vegetables also form an important part of the Baloch diet.

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Traditional Dishes- Commonly Available in Gilgit-Baltistan

Maltash-chay-Giyalin ( Gral, Roɣ̌n, Qnda)

Prepared by

Muhammad Bilal Umer

bilalumer_1@yahoo.com

Episode:5 FOOD of Baluchistan(South-West Pakistan)

The Baloch have two meals a day, in the morning and evening. The food for the whole family is cooked together. The most important grain is wheat, but millet and rice are also eaten. Grains are ground into flour and made into unleavened bread (flat bread, without any ingredients to make it rise), which is baked in mud ovens.

Meat is an important part of the Baloch diet. Sajji is a favorite dish that is often served to honored guests. A sheep is killed, skinned, and carved into joints. The meat is sprinkled with salt. The pieces of meat are spitted on green twigs, which are stuck into the ground in front of a blazing log. Once cooked, this dish is eaten with a knife, although Baloch usually eat with their hands.

Milk is drunk and also made into fresh cheese, buttermilk, and butter. In summer, a sherbet (lassi) is made with milk, molasses, and sugar. Dates and wild fruits and vegetables also form an important part of the Baloch diet.

Traditional Dishes- Commonly Available in Gilgit-Baltistan

Maltash-chay-Giyalin ( Gral, Roɣ̌n, Qnda)

Prepared by

Muhammad Bilal Umer

bilalumer_1@yahoo.com

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