HUM Masala ventures beyond the border to bring to you the most exciting and enthralling cooking competition show “Maha Challenge” with two powerhouses in one show, Chef Sanjeev Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit-Nene as the judges.

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Opium Thai is a Thai Cuisine restaurant On M.M Alam. It’s a place where you can have best/Chinese food experience. Last week I visited Opium Thai in evening and believe me I was enthralled with the overall décor and ambiance. The ambience was offering a peaceful, calm, serene atmosphere and solace to the soul of the environment after the hectic lifestyle of the city. Continue reading…

Comments Off on For Chinese and Thai Lovers Posted by Fashion Central on Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Food Recipe For SehriSehri also called as “Sehur” is a meal consumed by all Muslims early in the morning before Fajr prayer. Sehri is very important and same is the case with Sehri meal. Sehri meal is important because after having Sehri meal Muslims have to refrain from consumption of all type of foods and drinks. Therefore Sehri meal must be healthiest which gives you potential so that you can spend your whole day without eating and drinking. Continue reading…

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Winter is a lovely season and there are many things that we love about winters such as warm clothes, foggy nights, coffee, bonfires, BBQs and dry fruits. Dry fruits are simply loveable in winters. At the start of the season people stock up dry fruits at home to enjoy the cold, with the heater on. Dry fruits are a perfect winter snack and can be easily carried also in small packets of coat pockets. Dry fruits taste even better along with a cup of hot coffee or tea. Kashmiri chai which is also known as pink tea is also very popular in winters.

Dry fruits in winters are really good for skin in winters. The skin tends to dry out more in winters and the oils in dry fruits prevent skin from drying. Most common dry fruits are  Nuts, Almonds, Cashew nuts, Walnuts, Raisins, Dried apricots, PistachiosPrunes, Peanuts, Dates and Coconut. Continue reading…

Comments Off on Dry Fruits a Perfect Snack in winters Posted by Zara Omer on Friday, January 13th, 2012

As soon as the Holy month of Ramadan arrives in Pakistan, people start preparing for celebration and food and most of the people ignore an important part of Iftar and Sehri, which are drinks. People take drinks very casually and they assume they don’t need to make any plans for what kind of drinks in Ramadan. Whereas, drinks are the most important part of Iftar and Sehri.

We should be careful about what to drink in Ramadan (Sehri and Iftar) according to the Pakistani drinks in Ramadan. The Drinks in Ramadan (Iftar) should be refreshing and healthy because after spending more than 12 hours fasting the body is dehydrated and it requires restoration of energy. Drinks in Ramadan (Sehri) should have a long lasting effect and they should be able to keep your body active for the rest of the day till Iftar.

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Comments Off on Best and Healthy Drinks for Ramadan Posted by Zara Omer on Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
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The speciality of Pakistan, its dry fruit, is a highly nutritious and healthy snack, enjoyed by all in the winters.

Winters in Pakistan, are a time to pull up a blanket, snuggle up close to a loved one, bring out the platter of dry fruits with a mug of steaming coffee. Continue reading…

Comments Off on Dry Fruits: Ultimate Health Snack in Winters! Posted by Zara Omer on Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Grapefruit is surely a miracle fruit made by God as it has so many health benefits. Grapefruit is full of nutritional and good for many illnesses.

The ability for a single fruit to help in weight loss programs seems slightly far fetched and make-believe but the fact is that the grapefruit which is a humble fruit seems to have the properties to help in weight loss. With an elevated content of minerals and nutrients especially, vitamin C, the grapefruit is rich in fiber and carbohydrates. Grapefruit doesn’t only contain vitamin C which is usually known to be protective against cold or flu.  It is not just one nutrient that helps prevent a certain disease, but rather the mixture of several ingredients in it that does the trick.  This is the kind of nutritional control that we can find only in the way God makes our natural food.

This juicy fruit contains citric acid, natural sugars, and essential oils like limonene, pinene and citral.  Grapefruit has high amounts of vitamin C, and smaller amounts of vitamin A, B complex, E and K.  It also has large amounts of calcium; folic acid, phosphorus, and potassium.

Health Benefits of grapefruit, the miracle fruit, are:

  1. The rind of the grapefruit contains the highest amount of valuable bioflavonoid and other anti-cancer agents.
  2. Although grapefruit has a sub-acid taste, its juice actually has an alkaline reaction after digestion which has a profound effect in the treatment of acidity in the digestive system.
  3. Pectin in grapefruit has been found to be effectual in reducing the buildup of arterial deposits, and the vitamin C helps to strengthen and maintain the elasticity of arteries.
  4. The bioflavonoid found in grapefruit was discovered to even halt cancer cells from diffusion in breast cancer patients, by ridding the body of excess estrogen.
  5. A common cold is generally your body telling you that you are overworked.  A habitual drink of grapefruit during a stressful period gives your immune system the boost needed to prevent it pending on.
  6. A certain compound found in grapefruit helps lessen the excessive production of cholesterol from the liver.
  7. A diabetic can securely eat a grapefruit.  In fact, more consumption of grapefruit will help reduce the starches and sweets in the body.  If you have a tendency towards diabetes, consume more grapefruit juice to avoid it.
  8. Grapefruit juice helps to promote digestion by increasing the flow of gastric juices in the body.
  9. At the end of a long and tiring day, drink a glass of grapefruit juice with lemon juice in equal parts with a little honey, to dispel all weariness and tiredness.
  10. Besides drinking plenty of fluids, also drink grapefruit juice to trim down fever.
Comments Off on Miracles of Grapefruit Posted by saher on Monday, January 18th, 2010