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Hunza traditional soup recipe

Hunza Traditional soup recipe
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Traditional Hunza soup is made with homemade noodles and is locally known as Chapchy dowdo. It is the most special soup made during winters in Hunza. Chap refers to the meat which includes mutton or beef but never chicken. Traditionally this soup is served in a wooden bowl with a wooden spoon.


Hunza Corn Bread

Hunza Corn Bread
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In Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral we have several bread recipes. we make some on special occasions; we make some of them specifically to eat with tea in the morning and evening. We make others to eat with curries. Hunza corn bread is one of many breads which goes well with tea and therefore, is part of our breakfast items. The ingredients for Hunza corn bread I have used are very basic and simple but we can add more ingredients. We can use milk instead of water to knead  and we can also addRead More


Hunza Homemade Noodles

Hunza Homemade Noodles Laqsha
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Hunza Homemade noodles, Laqsha are used in traditional Chapchy dawdo, tumuru dawdo (Wild thyme soup) which is a famous herbal soup for cold, cough  and flu remedy. Traditionally it was made with organic wheat flour but now we make it with any flour available on hand. Ingredients for Hunza Homemade Noodles: Serving: 01 Flour preferably whole wheat flour   1 ½ cups Water                                120ml Salt (optional)                      per taste Directions of Making Hunza Homemade Noodles : Add dry ingredients into a bowl and mix. Hand knead the mixture and the dough should not beRead More


Shuwanchal

shuwanchal
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Shuwanchal is a vegetable that is grown in Hunza and around Gilgit Baltistan from spring to late summers. It is a beautiful leafy vegetable with vibrant green color. Unlike vegetables like Hoi we do not dry this vegetable for winter season. It tastes best when it is stir fried with onion. Shuwanchal looks similar to the wild edible vegetable Malva parviflora  which is a wild edible perennial herb but we grow this variety of vegetable from seeds. For cooking shuwanchal, we harvest the leaves with the tender green stems because theyRead More


Traditional Hunza Breakfast Breads

traditional Hunza breakfast breads
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Traditional Hunza Breakfast Breads Hunza breakfast is incomplete without having at latest one of these four Traditional Hunza Breakfast Bread types and the salty tea. Hunza people drink salty tea with ginger and pepper spice. It is a must breakfast drink in Hunza homes with the traditional breakfast breads we make. The Traditional Hunza Breakfast Breads includes, Hunza Bread, Giyaling, Sheshar, Khamali and Makai Chapati. Hunza Bread The most common bread loved by Hunza people elders and children alike is Fiti or Phiti famous as Hunza Bread. As a childRead More


Bhatura Recipe

Bhatura recipe
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Hunza style Bhature or Deep fried paratha also known as Shesar is a fluffy yeast bread which is deep fried and is popular recipe among the people of Hunza. It is made with wheat flour and the dough for this recipe is same as it is for the baked Hunza bread recipe.


Dried Apricot Soup

Dried Apricot Soup
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Dried Apricot soup also called Buttering Daudo is a traditional Hunza soup made specially in winters and has been an effective remedy for cold for centuries in Hunza. The apricot used for this recipe is sun-dried organic Hunza apricot. It is one of the several soup recipes of Hunza cuisine. Dried apricot is also used as snack in Hunza and in making Apricot juice which is very effective for constipation problem when consumed on empty stomach in the morning. The recipe for Buttering Daudo(Apricot soup) requires only three ingredients and youRead More


Apricot Kernel Sauce Recipe Recipe

Apricot Kernel Sauce Recipe
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Hani’e chamik(Apricot Kernel Sauce) is a traditional sauce of Hunza made with the dried sweet apricot kernel flour locally called Hani’e Butting. It is a common meal in winters usually served with the traditional flatbread. The word Hani refers to the Apricot seed and chamik refers to the semi liquid form of the dish, the sauce.


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