Desi Foodies Guide

                                                         Desi Foodies Guide for Karachi

For Breakfast (Halwa Puri)
Alamgir Quetta Hotel, Next to Zameer Ansari, Opposite to Kokan Ground and Al abbas halwa puri opp tooso opens 7 am daily and Abdul Khaliq opposite subway, bahadurabad and Ideal restaurant opp. Kaybees / M.Ali Society, they have plenty of breakfast variety & good place to sit with family. Dhamthal Sweets near Aisha Manzil opp. Agha Khan Maternity Hospital. Tandoori Hut add: Shop No A1\1-2, Block 5, Main Boat Basin, Clifton. Lasani Hotel at Hussainabad.

For lunch
Royals (their broast is REALLY good), Hyders for chowmein and milkshakes at Sindhi Muslim  

Mutton Paaye, Murgh/Anda Chholay  
A variety of Sandwiches and Mutton Paaye, Murgh/Anda Chholay  are available for Breakfast at Bread Basket Badar Comm. opposite Student Biryani 10, on every sunday from 8:00am onwards but a wide range of Kulcha Nan are available daily from 12 Noon till 12 Mid-Night.

Gol Gappey
 Adib's Silver Spoon - Tariq road, Liaquatabad ke Mashoor Gol Gappey near post office at Shahrah-e-Pakistan. 

Chana Chaat 
DILPASAND (Bahadurabad) Adjacent to OPTP, opposite Suhail Pan Shop, Bahadurabad Chowk. Chaat House(Dhoraji), Jamshed Rd. Jamal (Muhammad Ali Society). Zafar chaat tariq road.  Mehran Spot at post office and in front of Hong Kong Photo and Khalid Sweets in Gulistan-e-Jauhar. Ice Cool near Binori Masjid near Gurumandar. Mixed plate Chat at Flamingo Juice and Chat at Kheyaban-e-Roomi

Best kachoris
 Pakistan chowk rekri wala standing next to biryani shop.

Best Burgers
Rehman Burger next to Nauratan Jewellers near cafe liberty, tariq road and BABU BHAI Bun Kabab at Burns road. Tipu Burger right next to Laraib Music near Mottas in Clifton. 

Best BBQ
Best Bihari Kababs with Puri parathay at Al-Kabab House location . Best Malai Boti Dhaga Kabab at Zameer Ansari  at Alamgir Road, Dehli Mercantile Society, Bahadurabad.  Mutton ribs, Lahori chops, Mutton chops, Afghani Chicken Boti from BBQ Tonight. Fry Kababs at Waheed Kabab House at Burns road. Kheeri and chicken boti Hassaan Kabab House, Azizabad. Chicken Reshmi Kababs , Mutton dhaga kababs  at Ghaffar Kabab House add: Shop 13, Street No 4, Next to Riaz Masjid, Dehli Colony, Off Tariq Road. KATAKAT in Butter at Cafe Lazeez at Burns road. Hunzai Kabab,Afghani Boti, Mutton Chops namkeen at Kolachi at Do Darya.

Best Nihari
Javed Nihari add: Shah Jahan Avenue, Block 14, Dastagir, Federal B Area. Zahid Nihari at Tariq road near Rehmania Mosque. Waheed Kabab House at Burns road. Sabri Nihari House Opp. Aurangzeb Park, M.A Jinnah Road

Best Karahi
Butter Chicken Karahi at Tandoori Hut at Boat Basin. Paneer Reshmi Karahi, Hunzai Handi , Prawn Handi at Kolachi at Do Darya.

Junglee Karahi at Mateen Food Center M Block, Bhayani Cloth Market, Near 5 Star Chowrangi, North Nazimabad.

Fish and Sea food 
Fried boneless "heera" fish at Yaadgaar Fish, Nawab Bahdur Yar Jang Road. You can have shrimp, squid, and even crab, do try Honey prawn chilli dry and Prawn n fish biryani at Biryani of the Seas, Behind PSO House Teen Talwar Clifton.

D shape Qeema Samosa from DILPASAND The best. Triangle Samosa from United King Bahadurabad around 5 pm only. Fresco's Daal walay Samosay but the one I like is at POLICE CHOWKY Main Imam Bargah(kharadaar).

Chicken Cheese Parathay from Dera at Boat Basin... with Raitha... for breakfast... followed by Lassi.
Arabi PARATHA and Jalebi from FRESCO, Haleem at Karachi Haleem at Burns road. Lassi at Punjab lassi Wala opposite Food Centre. Rabri adjacent to Matka Dahi Baray wala all at Burns road.
Best gajar ka halwa from Dilpasand opposite Lal matkay wali chaat at Burns road.

Faluda and Peshawari Ice-cream
Faluda at Havmor, Bahadurabad.  Faluda & crunch ice-cream at Baloch Ice at Raja Ghazanfar Ali Rd. Caramel crunch ice-cream from Peshawari Ice Cream at Saddar Town Preedy Street.

Shikarpuri piyala at  Royal Ice And Spice at Sindhi Muslim Chowk.

Only in Ramazan

 Above picture have flower shaped jalebas (bigger version of jalebi) firing in hot oil & below is sweet jalebis putting out of sugar syrup. I didn't know until now that there is a larger version of jalebi available at Delhi Merchant Society.

These mouthwatering aloo wala parhatas are available during Ramadan near Shaikh Abdul Ghaffar Kabab House in PECHS society.

*This guide will update as soon as I find something new in the city


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