Independence Day (Urdu: یوم آزادی; Yaum-e Āzādī), observed annually on 14 August, is a national holiday in Pakistan. It commemorates the day when Pakistan achieved independence and was declared
Sindhi food refers to the food of the Sindhi people. The daily food in most Sindhi households consists of wheat-based flat-bread (phulka) and rice accompanied by two dishes, one gravy and one dry.
- Seyal Mani (Cooked Chappati in green sauce with tomato, coriander and spices).
- Seyal Dab-roti (variation of above, but instead of Chappati, use bread)
- Koki or Loli (a thick chappati with ghee, onion and coriander).
- Loli Du-dh (as above, but served with yogurt. Some Sindhis will eat Loli with pickles, but many Sindhis do not consider it good form to mix yogurt and pickles). This is a popular dish served at breakfast or brunch.
- Pappad (a crisp and thin snack. Sindhi will generally eat this after a meal to digest food and in particular after an oily meal).
- Dhodo Chutney (A thick roti with garlic paste and served with mint chutney)
- Sai Bhaji (a spinach based gravy, sai means green - the colour of spinach)
- Bugha Chawar (a browned rice)
- Bhugal Bheeha (lotus root in thick curry)
- Dhangi Fulko (moong beans with roti)
- Curry Chawal (a tomato curry eaten with white rice - served with aloo took, a potato cutlet)
- Besan ji Bhaji (vegetable made of gram flour)
- Bhugal Teewarn (a mutton dish)
- Jera & Bhukiyoo (Fried liver, Kidney of goat)
- Dal Tikkhar (daal yellow pulses) cooked in gravy eaten with crisp fried very thin matthi)
- Bhugge Chawal (rice cooked in flavoured spices beige/ golden brown in colour with vegetable assortments)
- Pava (goats legs)
- Pakkwan Dal (lentil and solid crunchy puri)
- Curry Chawal (It's Kathi Curry eaten with Rice)
- Fote waro Tivan (Lamb meat in cardamom)
- Keemo (ground lamb meet)
- Seyal Pallo (pomfret fish in garlic sauce)
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