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Nowruz Celebration in Gilgit Baltistan

Nowruz Celebration in Gilgit Baltistan

The countries heavily influenced by Iranian culture and civilization celebrates Nowruz festival every year on March 21st. The  regions those belongs to shai faith celebrate it as a start of new year on 21st of March every year. Nowruz Celebrations in Gilgit Baltistan are different in each districts of Gilgit Baltistan. Following are few practices on Nowroz in Hunza and Chitral. Nowruz in Chitral: Chitrali communities cleaned their houses inside out on 20th March, After cleaning they sprinkle a pinch of wheat flour on the door ways and windows. They make a specialRead More


Cooking broad beans

Cooking broad beans

The broad beans, Bukak are among the favorite and one of the most common items we cook and share with family and friends at the Nowruz Festival in Hunza.  Cooking broad beans has two simple steps. soaking and boiling them. The best quality broad beans are grown in Skardu, Baltistan Pakistan.  They grew different varieties of broad beans, the black, brown, and greenish-black broad beans. Every year on the 21st of March every year we celebrate the beginning of spring as a new year with special gatherings of our community and family.Read More


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