Peshawar’s famous ‘Namak Mandi’ food street reopened

Peshawar’s famous ‘Namak Mandi’ food street has reopened after a gap of three months.

The development comes as ‘Namak Mandi’ –  one of the most famous tourist attraction of Peshawar, which is known for its exquisite and unique traditional cuisines and dishes.

Travelers from all over Pakistan, and even citizens of Peshawar themselves as well, flock to Namak Mandi to enjoy the wide-array of mouthwatering dishes available at restaurants located at the city’s widely-known tourist spot.

However, Namal Mandi food street had been closed for more than three months due to COVID-19 outbreak. Local authorities, on June 24, had even sealed several shops in Namak Mandi over the violation of coronavirus SOPs and guidelines issued by the government.

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According to a local food vendor at Namak Mandi, prior to coronavirus outbreak and its resulting lockdown, their sale was in excess of 200 kilograms of meat per day, which has now fallen to a mere 60-70 kilograms of meat per day.

Namak Mandi is primarily famous for its meat oriented dishes such as Chappli Kebab, Charsi Tikka, namkeen tikka, Patta tikka and others.