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Culture Class: Essential Urdu Vocabulary, Season 1, Lesson 21: 5 Food Souvenirs

Intro

Kellie: Hi everyone, I'm Kellie.
Hamza: And I'm Hamza!
Kellie: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Urdu Vocabulary, Season 1, Lesson 21! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words and phrases related to food and drink. These are the five most popular food souvenirs in Pakistan. Hand-picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at UrduPod101.com.
BODY
Kellie: Hamza, what's our first word?
Hamza: برفی (barfi)
Kellie: "Barfi," sweets made from milk, cream, butter, sugar, and almonds.
Hamza: [SLOW] برفی (barfi) [NORMAL] برفی (barfi)
Kellie: Listeners, please repeat:
Hamza: برفی (barfi)
[pause - 5 sec.]
Kellie: A sweet item widely given as a souvenir. It is made from milk, cream, butter, sugar, and almonds. These white-colored sweets taste very delicious and represent the local culture of Pakistan.
Kellie: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hamza: [NORMAL] . گوجرانوالا کی برفی بہت لذیذ ہے (Gujranwala ki barfi bohat lazeez hai.)
Kellie: "Barfi of Gujranwala is very tasty."
Hamza: [SLOW] . گوجرانوالا کی برفی بہت لذیذ ہے (Gujranwala ki barfi bohat lazeez hai.)
Kellie: Okay, what's the next phrase?
Hamza: چینی میں لپٹے بادام (cheeni mein liptay badam)
Kellie: "sugar coated almonds"
Hamza: [SLOW] چینی میں لپٹے بادام (cheeni mein liptay badam) [NORMAL] چینی میں لپٹے بادام (cheeni mein liptay badam)
Kellie: Listeners, please repeat:
Hamza: چینی میں لپٹے بادام (cheeni mein liptay badam)
[pause - 5 sec.]
Kellie: A food item made by coating almonds in freshly made warm sugar. The almonds taste extra good with sugar on top of them.
Kellie: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this phrase.
Hamza: [NORMAL] . چینی میں لپٹے باداموں کا خاص ذائقہ ہے (Cheeni mein liptay badamo ka khas zaiqa hai.)
Kellie: "Sugar coated almonds have a special taste."
Hamza: [SLOW] . چینی میں لپٹے باداموں کا خاص ذائقہ ہے (Cheeni mein liptay badamo ka khas zaiqa hai.)
Kellie: Okay, what's the next word?
Hamza: رس گلے (rus gulay)
Kellie: "Ras gulay," flour, milk, and cream balls soaked in sugar syrup.
Hamza: [SLOW] رس گلے (rus gulay) [NORMAL] رس گلے (rus gulay)
Kellie: Listeners, please repeat:
Hamza: رس گلے (rus gulay)
[pause - 5 sec.]
Kellie: A dessert made from milk and cream balls dipped in sugar syrup. Loved by everyone and representatives of the local food of Pakistan.
Kellie: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hamza: [NORMAL] . رس گلے عام طور پر تمام خوشی کے مواقعوں پر کھائے جاتے ہیں (Rus gulay aam tor per tamam khushi ky mawaqon per khaye jatay hain.)
Kellie: "Rus gulay are usually eaten on happy occasions."
Hamza: [SLOW] . رس گلے عام طور پر تمام خوشی کے مواقعوں پر کھائے جاتے ہیں (Rus gulay aam tor per tamam khushi ky mawaqon per khaye jatay hain.)
Kellie: Okay, what's the next word?
Hamza: نمکو (nimko)
Kellie: "Nimko," a snack made from flour noodles and nuts with salt and spices on top.
Hamza: [SLOW] نمکو (nimko) [NORMAL] نمکو (nimko)
Kellie: Listeners, please repeat:
Hamza: نمکو (nimko)
[pause - 5 sec.]
Kellie: A salty food item made from flour, spices, and nuts. The presence of spices and nuts makes it very crunchy and very tasty.
Kellie: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hamza: [NORMAL] . کراچی کی نمکو بہت مشہور ہے (Karachi ki nimko bohat mashhoor hai.)
Kellie: "Karachi's nimko is very famous."
Hamza: [SLOW] . کراچی کی نمکو بہت مشہور ہے (Karachi ki nimko bohat mashhoor hai.)
Kellie: Okay, what's the next phrase?
Hamza: نان ختائی (nan khatai)
Kellie: "local biscuit"
Hamza: [SLOW] نان ختائی (nan khatai) [NORMAL] نان ختائی (nan khatai)
Kellie: Listeners, please repeat:
Hamza: نان ختائی (nan khatai)
[pause - 5 sec.]
Kellie: A local biscuit, usually large in size, is made from flour, finely ground almonds, milk, butter and sugar. This biscuit has a very soft texture and melts on the tongue.
Kellie: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this phrase.
Hamza: [NORMAL] . نان ختائی بہت روایتی بسکٹ ہے (Nan khatai bohat rewaiti biscuit hai.)
Kellie: "Nan khatai is a traditional biscuit."
Hamza: [SLOW] . نان ختائی بہت روایتی بسکٹ ہے (Nan khatai bohat rewaiti biscuit hai.)
QUIZ
Kellie: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words and phrases you just learned? Hamza will give you the Urdu - please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Hamza: نمکو (nimko)
[PAUSE] Kellie: "nimko," a snack made from flour noodles and nuts with salt and spices on top
Hamza: چینی میں لپٹے بادام (cheeni mein liptay badam)
[PAUSE] Kellie: "sugar coated almonds"
Hamza: نان ختائی (nan khatai)
[PAUSE] Kellie: "local biscuit"
Hamza: برفی (barfi)
[PAUSE] Kellie: "barfi," sweets made from milk, cream, butter, and sugar
Hamza: رس گلے (rus gulay)
[PAUSE] Kellie: "ras gulay," flour, milk, and cream balls soaked in sugar syrup

Outro

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

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Do you know of any other Pakistani food souvenirs?