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Intro

James: Hi everyone, I'm James.
Afrah: And I'm Afrah!
James: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Urdu Vocabulary, Season 1, Lesson 2! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words related to food and drink. These are the five most common foods in Pakistan. Hand-picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at UrduPod101.com.
BODY
James: Afrah, what's our first word?
Afrah: بریانی (biryani)
James: "Biryani," a famous rice and meat dish.
Afrah: [SLOW] برایانی (biryani) [NORMAL] برایانی (biryani)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: برایانی (biryani)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: A dish made with rice, meat, and traditional Pakistani spices.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] .بریانی بہت ہی مزیدار کھانا ہے (Biryani bohat mazaydar khana hai.)
James: "Biryani is very tasty."
Afrah: [SLOW] . بریانی بہت ہی مزیدار کھانا ہے (Biryani bohat mazaydar khana hai.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: کوفتے (koftay)
James: "Koftay," minced meat curry.
Afrah: [SLOW] کوفتے (koftay) [NORMAL] کوفتے (koftay)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: کوفتے (koftay)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: A dish made with meatballs cooked in curry and special spices.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . تازہ کوفتے بہت اچھا ذائقہ دیتے ہیں (Taza koftay bohat acha zaiqa detay hain.)
James: "Fresh koftay tastes great."
Afrah: [SLOW] . تازہ کوفتے بہت اچھا ذائقہ دیتے ہیں (Taza koftay bohat acha zaiqa detay hain.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: کباب (kabab)
James: "Kabab," meat patty.
Afrah: [SLOW] کباب (kabab) [NORMAL] کباب (kabab)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: کباب (kabab)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: A form of Pakistani-style barbeque. This dish is made from tomatoes, green chillies, local spices, and minced meat that is then fried in oil or baked on coals.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . پشاوری کباب بہت مشہور ہیں (Peshawari kabab bohat mashhoor hain.)
James: "Peshawari kababs are well-known."
Afrah: [SLOW] . پشاوری کباب بہت مشہور ہیں (Peshawari kabab bohat mashhoor hain.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: آلو گوشت (aloo gosht)
James: "Aloo gosht," meat and potato curry.
Afrah: [SLOW] آلو گوشت (aloo gosht) [NORMAL] آلو گوشت (aloo gosht)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: آلو گوشت (aloo gosht)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: A famous dish enjoyed by many. Made from potatoes and typically mutton.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . آلو گوشت پنجاب میں بہت مشہور ہے (Aloo gosht punjab mein bohat mashhoor hai.)
James: "Aloo gosht is famous in Punjab."
Afrah: [SLOW] . آلو گوشت پنجاب میں بہت مشہور ہے (Aloo gosht punjab mein bohat mashhoor hai.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: حلیم (haleem)
James: "Haleem," meat and lentil stew.
Afrah: [SLOW] حلیم (haleem) [NORMAL] حلیم (haleem)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: حلیم (haleem)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: A dish made from meat, pulses, and spices, all mixed together. Haleem is usually served with nan bread.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . لاہور کے لوگ حلیم بہت پسند کرتے ہیں (Lahore ky log haleem bohat pasand kertay hain.)
James: "The people of Lahore love haleem."
Afrah: [SLOW] . لاہور کے لوگ حلیم بہت پسند کرتے ہیں (Lahore ky log haleem bohat pasand kertay hain.)
QUIZ
James: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Afrah will give you the Urdu - please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Afrah: آلو گوشت (aloo gosht)
[PAUSE] James: "aloo gosht," meat and potato curry
Afrah: کوفتے (koftay)
[PAUSE] James: "koftay," minced meat curry
Afrah: حلیم (haleem)
[PAUSE] James: "haleem," meat and lentil stew
Afrah: برایانی (biryani)
[PAUSE] James: "biryani," famous rice and meat dish
Afrah: کباب (kabab)
[PAUSE] James: "kabab," meat patty

Outro

James: There you have it - the five most common foods in Pakistan! We have more vocab lists available at UrduPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks, everyone! See you next time!
Afrah: خدا حافظ (Khuda Hafiz)

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Do you know of any other Pakistani food?