Pakistani food depicts the culture of the country with some shades of the cuisines from the sharing borders like India and Afghanistan. Pakistani recipes are rich in flavor and famous for its aromatic spices and amusing use of ghee and butter. Pakistani recipes consist of extensive use of herbs like coriander and mint leaves along with mix spices and some prominent ingredients such as ginger, cloves, garlic, cardamom, turmeric and red chili powder. Meat, rice, vegetables, lentils are a main part of Pakistani cuisine and a large variety of delicious dishes can be prepared with thousands of scrumptious Pakistani recipes which are popular not just in Asia but throughout the world. Some of the popular Pakistani dishes for meat lovers are Seekh Kebab, Chicken Tikkas, Meat Stew, Paaye, Haleem, Nihari, Mutton Chops, Tawa qeema, Mutton curry, Butter chicken, Karhai Gosht, Achar Gosht, Katakat and Shab degh.
In Pakistani recipes vegetables are cooked with meat and chicken both. Mixed Vegetable curry is also very famous and is mostly made for lunch. Mix Vegetable Pulaao, Aloo ki sabzi, Vegetable Pakora Curry, Chatpati vegetables, Bhindi Masala, Tori Sabzi, Sarso ka saag ,Loki gosht with green mint chutney are some yummy Pakistani vegetable specials. Some of the popular Pakistani Rice dishes include Sindhi Biryani, Yakhni Pulao, Masoor daal pulao, Matar pulao, Lentils and rice with pickles