Dip in mercury increases demand of traditional winter delights.


ISLAMABAD -- Dip in mercury due to the recent cold wave gripping most parts of the country at the end of chilly December has increased the demand of the traditional local winter delights available at different food outlets of federal capital.

December is the month when the temperatures drops significantly, compelling majority of the food lovers to consume popular winter delights like Chicken Corn Soup, Doodh Jalebi, Gajar ka Halwa, Kashmiri Tea, Samosas, Pakoras, fried fish

and dry fruits etc.

A number of stalls carrying these delights at various markets including Melody Market, Karachi Company, Jinnah Super Market, Super Market, Abpara Market and

F-10 Markaz are attracting a number of customers.

Sobia Saad, a housewife at a famous fish point, said 'Fish is the most selling item of winter season which help reduce impact of cold wave on health by keeping us warm'.

Talking to reporter, she said, from December till the month of February, they all like to have fish barbeque parties or go for enjoying fried fish, however, my children prefer to eat finger fish.

Ali Akbar, another buyer at the stall of Gajar ka Halwa, said, 'I cannot resist buying when I see Gajar Ka Halwa at a famous sweet shop at Karachi Company while going to home from my office'.

'Gajar Ka halwa is mostly liked...

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