A cuisine is mainly influenced by the ingredients that are available in local areas or by trade. Regional food preparation traditions and ingredients often mix to make dishes unique to a particular area. Pakistani cuisine is a refined mix of several regional cooking South Asia traditions. It is known for its richness & flavour.
Muslims follows the Islamic laws that lists foods & drinks that are Halal & permissible to consume. Halal foods are allowed to eat & drink under Islamic dietary guidelines. The criteria set both what are allowed, and how to be prepared. The foods addressed are mostly kinds of meat which are granted in Islam.
There are many Pakistani hotels & restaurants in UAE that offer their main courses dishes with wheat bread and rice which is common in many places in Pakistan. Salads are mostly provided as a side dish with the main courses that are cooked by the UAE Pakistani restaurants. Most of these UAE restaurants do not serve the salads as a starter. Many of the restaurants in UAE cook dishes that are made out of various fresh fruits for the dessert. However, desserts are provided at the end of the meals only in certain restaurants in UAE which is in continuing with the traditional dining habit where desserts are not all times emphasized upon. Many of the Pakistani restaurants use a wide variety of meat which brings a dominant role in the dishes that are provided in the restaurants. Mutton & chicken are some of the most dominant meats that are given in the many restaurants. The patrons to the many restaurants enjoy the mutton & chicken dishes particularly in the forms of kebab or the classic beef shank dishes. Not many Pakistani restaurants are known for their variety in the seafood dish sections. However, some of the other very famous dishes served by the Pakistani restaurants to its many patrons in UAE include the curries that are prepared with vegetables. The common range of vegetables that are used by the restaurants in UAE.