Influenced by Indian, Far Eastern and Middle Eastern cooking, Pakistani cuisine is known for being aromatic and well-spiced, making hearty use of spices like cardamoms, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, mace, bay, turmeric and cumin. Garam Masala (a toasted and ground aromatic mix of Indian spices) is used in many dishes. Pakistani cuisine is made up of foods that are planned with love and patience. Recipes commonly incorporate lamb, beef, chicken and fish with generous helpings of rice and bread. Try our tasty chicken sajji and biryani rice recipes.