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10 Pakistani Food Items You Buy Instantly If You’re Living Abroad

If you’re a Pakistani living abroad, you know there’s no place like home. You’re stuck in a foreign land, living among strangers who come from extremely opposite backgrounds. You walk into a market and you see something that was made in Pakistan, and it reminds you of everything you truly are.. a patriotic Pakistani!

Here are some of the food items that are made in Pakistan and exported abroad – items that Pakistanis NEVER miss out on buying!

1. Pakola (Ice-Cream Soda) – Pakistan’s national drink is more famous abroad than in Pakistan. The drink was even featured on Buzzfeed America’s International Sodas and got a very popular opinion

Source: dafont.pk

Source: dafont.pk

2. Qarshi Jam-e-Shireen – Come Ramadan, come Jam-e-Shireen. Prepared from distilleries and fresh ingredients, no Pakistani who lives abroad thinks twice on storing one of these in the refrigerator

Source: dailymotion.com

Source: dailymotion.com

3. Rooh-Afza – the alternative to Jam-e-Shireen; is another popular Ramadan drink. Rumor has it that Pakistanis literally stock up bottles and bottles of this drink before the Holy Month, just so it feel likes home

Source: rediff.com

Source: rediff.com

 

4. Prince Biscuits – the scrumptious Prince biscuits by LU are straight out of your childhood. Imagine walking in a foreign mart and setting your eyes on Prince biscuits; sheer happiness

Source: bigcommerce.com

Source: bigcommerce.com

5. National/Shan Food Masalas – After the famous Shan “ammi ki bohot yaad arahi hai bhai” ad, it seems the Masala companies sales have gone up rapidly in the foreign market – food that tastes like Pakistan

Source: youtube.com

Source: youtube.com

6. Masala Lays (Pakistani) – Rejoice if you find the “red walay Lays” in a supermarket near you – stock em up!!!

Source: friendlymela.com

Source: friendlymela.com

7. Chilli Milli – Who can ever forget the red and green combination of “Chilli Milli jelly” by Candyland? There is a huge demand abroad for these chat patta treats

Source: shiachat.com

Source: shiachat.com

8. Knorr Noodles – One of the favorite food items of Pakistani students who live alone aboard. Since you can’t cook food for yourself everyday, instant noodles are forever your savior

Source: instanoodles.com

Source: instanoodles.com

9. Murree Brewery Lager – Not for everybody, but, Murree’s lager is one of Pakistan’s finest exports. It is said that there is a huge numbers of foreigners who prefer Murre over their own beer!

Source: mbl.ltd.com

Source: mbl.ltd.com

10. Tulsi (Supari) – Tulsi, Shahi Deluxe, Bombay, 7up and other pan masalas are a necessity for any true Pakistani living abroad.

Source: amazon.com

Source: amazon.com

11. Slims and Top-pops – the extremely desi Pakistani chips/crisps/crackers are a lethal combo if you can find them in your local supermarket abroad you are set for life

Source: tribune.com

Source: tribune.com

If you live abroad, you’d know what these things mean to you once you don’t have direct access to them. Tag your friends that live abroad and add items to the list you think we missed!

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