Thursday, January 17, 2008

Pakistan's unusual delicacies

The restaurant sign above reads as follows:
  • brain masala = spicy fried brains (should be the stable food for everybody)
  • takatak = mishmash (no idea of what, but I am sure it includes kapooray [see below])
  • gurdey = kidneys (seems that kidney stones would be a side order)
  • kapooray = testicles (only small or goat testicles to avoid gluttony)
Photo from Lahore, Pakistan, September 2007

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At January 17, 2008 at 11:49 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Brommel: Takatak is a mixture of brain, kidneys, testicles and heart. Hope you enjoyed it!

At January 17, 2008 at 3:02 PM, Blogger brommel said...

you have good taste in Lahore

At January 17, 2008 at 5:48 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Like a well designed PRMP, the takatak too has four components.

At January 17, 2008 at 6:30 PM, Blogger brommel said...

Mujib, well said! Like in real life one is more important than the other. Would go for #3 then.


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