There are a few things that Pakistanis absolutely can not live without; good food, chai and paan. Paan is a Pakistani food item that some people eat for recreation and for some it is a life staple, but whatever the case, paan is a Pakistani Must and if you have never tried it you probably aren’t very Pakistani.
Here are a few types of paan, some of which you have probably never heard of before.
1. Meetha Paan
The paan for your whole family, this a yummy treat that everyone can enjoy.
2. Saunf Khushboo
This paan relies more on the soothing aroma of saunf than on the overall taste.
3. Sada Khushboo
This is the plain paan for the real paan enthusiasts.
4. Mix patti
This paan has a mix of tobacco (pronounced Tambaku) in it.
5. Pineapple paan
This is a twist on the original meetha paan, where paan shops have started to add fresh pineapple to their paan to give it a diverse flavor.
6. Zahor Raja Jani
This paan has a mix of zafrani tambaku in it which is said to leave a burning sensation inside your mouth.
7. Elaichi paan
This paan is specially used to freshen your breath.
8. Johnnie walker paan
This is something you have to experience yourself, no amount of explanation will brace you for what’s in store.
9. American paan
This is a clean paan… all it has is coconut and coated saunf.
10. Special Chocolate paan
Well, it’s chocolate coated pan (NEED I SAY MORE!!!)
11. Badamn-cherry paan
The upper-class paan, this is that high class “Defense Burger Paan”.
12. Raja Sahab paan
The King of all paans in Pakistan, this is a must try especially with sunny chaliya.
13. Special Meetha Pan
Jelly, dry fruit, coated saunf, cherries, you name it, it will be in your special meetha paan.
So, how many of these paans have you tried yet?
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