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  • hey guys sam here with another india video and this time we'll be traveling

  • to the india-pakistan border to watch the border closing ceremony at the attari

  • wagah border this event is a must do when you come to

  • amritsar this ceremony marks the closing of the india-pakistan border for the day

  • and people travel from far and wide to witness the display of military

  • showmanship dominated by stomping high kicks and

  • exaggerated movements to be honest it reminded me of attending

  • a live sporting event it was high energy and a lot of fun with

  • plenty of cheering dancing flag waving and singing

  • afterwards we went to the local restaurant where we tried pakistani food

  • for the first time we had chicken kebab dal mud and curry

  • and i was also challenged to eat a whole chili

  • your eyes are watery oh my gosh so join us for a fun evening of

  • live entertainment and some delicious food

  • good afternoon good afternoon guys greetings from amritsar punjab india i'm

  • here with my friend japneet hello and david we're taking a 30

  • to 40 minute drive to visit the india pakistan border there's going to be an

  • incredible border closing ceremony i actually got to experience this back

  • in 2010 and guys let me tell you it is a true spectacle

  • it is unbelievable so we're going to be going there hopefully early getting some

  • decent seats and yeah we're going to film the whole thing

  • afterwards i think we're going to be having some Pakistani food pakistani dishes

  • we're going to be going to a pakistani restaurant so yeah let's get going

  • so we just got a rupees two flags yep the indian flag yeah it's 200 rupees so

  • around three us dollars you take it to the ceremony and you wave

  • it around right awesome five kilometers away from the border wow

  • we're getting close we're getting close okay so right here across the river we

  • have the border with pakistan and this is the import export trade

  • basically as you can see there's lots of trucks and they bring

  • stuff and take stuff we are here guys at the border wagah border

  • the wagah is the village okay at pakistan side yeah attari is at Indian side

  • oh that's awesome man we're all set with their flags

  • so this guy is the line here it's getting quite big already

  • an hour before the ceremony even happened so behind us we have like a

  • stadium and that's where we're gonna watch

  • the border closing ceremony and he's saying it's like no man's land basically it's an empty

  • space that lost no one right yeah

  • wow

  • the india pakistan border ceremony takes place daily at the attari wagah border just

  • before sunset the military event is performed

  • by india's border security force and the pakistan rangers and is something that

  • has been done since 1959. technically the whole

  • purpose behind the ceremony is to lower the national flag and officially close

  • the border for the night however what takes place is a lively

  • display featuring marching stomping and plenty of high kicks while

  • the crowd cheers and breaks into song and dance

  • it's energetic it's theatrical and it's an event you cannot miss whether you

  • find yourself traveling in amritsar or across the

  • border in neighboring lahore

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  • Pakistan Hindustan Pakistan Hindustan

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  • so whoa what an experience what did you guys think of it

  • i mean it was incredible it was so beautiful seeing everybody loud and

  • cheerful and you know hindustan i mean what really

  • surprised me is that the stadium has actually grown since the last time i was

  • here and yeah if you come here this is

  • something you gotta do it's just it's like it's like going to a football

  • match or something yeah i remember getting here really early i mean we got

  • here like at 4 30. yeah and once we got in we had

  • this the last seats we did we did it far back yeah so come

  • early that's the biggest tip anyways we're hungry let's go get some pakistani

  • food let's do it so we've arrived at sarhad which means

  • border for some pakistani food my first time to

  • try pakistani food and yours my second time my first

  • and probably you've had many times yeah yes

  • oh my gosh i'm hungry guys i'm here with my friend japaneet

  • and we've got two dishes that have arrived so far so what's this one

  • that's the lahari chicken sea kebab and that's the dahi ke kebab

  • which is basically you told me it was a yogurt kebab yeah okay

  • so why don't we grab a piece each and we'll try them let me do something for

  • you oh thank you okay yeah

  • lemon lemon always enhances food guys you gotta love it so this is basically a

  • chutney a mint chutney and the same as this one

  • as well okay let's dip it in take it for a swim

  • so we've got kebab

  • oh that is tender yeah so so tender had some herbs and spices yeah and did

  • you like the mint chutney oh isn't that the best the mint chunky

  • is the best part it has so much flavor just have some

  • kick to it actually has some kick to it yeah i agree with you

  • all right we are trying the yogurt kebab look you can see

  • the yogurt even inside of it it's got a white

  • white building yeah and do we put it in the chutney as well

  • why not right don't get him

  • oh wow crispy on the outside and kind of like smooth

  • a little bit creamy in the middle it melts in your mouth exactly you don't

  • even have to do it right yeah have a bit more

  • oh wow i like that these dishes are so different from each other

  • yeah it's nice variety so far and we have a lot more to come don't we yeah

  • let's bring it on oh my gosh it fell oh yeah oh

  • not too much too much this is this

  • this dal is basically there is a eating joint across the border

  • the first heating joint across the border it is named by miyajika dhaba

  • this dal comes from that recipe comes from that restaurant

  • across the border look at all the wonderful food we have here

  • so like we have basically three different curries

  • correct and an assortment of different breads this one is the

  • lahore naan okay basically consists of the onion seeds oh

  • onion seeds oh you can see them right on the outside

  • yeah it's very visible the second one is the peshawari naan is that the one with

  • the dry fruits all the dry fruits is that

  • one a bit sweet yeah a sweet spicy guys you can see it right in

  • there and there's nuts as well and now it's time to talk about the

  • curry so what do we have this is the mutton curry okay okay i'll put it for

  • you oh thank you that's the miyajiki dal yeah or the

  • lentil soup i can see the lentils it's big

  • it's nice they come out it's a chicken curry so the

  • david had the chili yeah and now sam will have it all right

  • yeah oh that's a challenge it's falling off the bone

  • is it it's really tender then oh my gosh that's nice such rich flavors

  • it's not this one's not so spicy though is it

  • let's try that lamb right off of the bone

  • oh yeah that's really tender so the dal yep oh i'm going to try the

  • other one the shower can i try it with the fruit

  • yeah the thing that's awesome about naan is it makes such a nice transport for

  • the curry like you just put it on and it's like you don't need a

  • spoon you don't need anything else

  • oh man that's good is that your favorite one yeah maybe

  • that's my favorite i think that might be my favorite

  • and this uh this particular naan it's really tasty it's a little bit sweet

  • it's also nutty yeah it's really good chicken curry time for the chicken curry

  • and then i gotta try the chili out

  • a little tender the thing that's nice about the curry here is

  • they're really rich and flavorful but they're not too spicy

  • but now i'm going to change that because i'm going to be having

  • this chili

  • oh my gosh your eyes are watery oh my gosh my throat is

  • absolutely on fire and the first few bites i didn't even think

  • it was spicy and then it just boom so that was the experience

  • life change no not life changing i'm crying

  • i did it though i tried it sam's away i survived that are you gonna have it

  • there's no more chilling

  • we sure ate a lot of food but you know what there's always room for dessert

  • uh we have khalifa okay uh that's a vanilla ice cream

  • vanilla ice cream with some cookies like a cookie like a cookie but it's called

  • khalifa khattai khalifa thai yeah okay so we have a sauce the fruit is called

  • khalifa okay the fruit came from pakistan okay

  • from pakistan directly from pakistan and it looks like chocolate but it's not

  • right it's not it's not okay oh wow this is

  • gonna be great let's just dig in

  • i'm really tasting the nuts and you're right that has

  • that sauce it has a it almost has like a deep

  • date like richness to it it tastes like a sweet date to me

  • and the ice cream complements it really well it helps it kind of go down

  • smoothly yeah it's a nice dessert you liked it

  • i really like that what an amazing day thank you so much

  • for everything you set this all up for us i gotta shake your hand for that

  • this has been awesome the Pakistan India border closing ceremony is surreal

  • if you come to amritsar you have to go because it's just

  • it's theatrical it's like it's like going to a sporting event almost isn't

  • it it's energetic it's so energetic you

  • feel the passion on both sides and yeah it's incredible and the food

  • here is my first time to try pakistani food

  • so it was a really unique experience some different curries the dessert is

  • something i've never had before so anyways guys if you've enjoyed the

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  • and we'll see you with more food and travel videos from india soon

  • ciao

hey guys sam here with another india video and this time we'll be traveling

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INDIA-PAKISTAN Border Closing Ceremony at Attari-Wagah + Trying PAKISTANI FOOD For the First Time!

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    Summer posted on 2020/06/08
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