finding coal for BBQ!

If you are planning to have a BBQ at your home with your family or friends have fun but there is always a problem when you have to find wood or coal to make do it. I have to face trouble when ever I go to get coal for it. Wander around in whole city to find a place where I can get it.

Few days back I found a place in Rawalpindi, after 2 hours drive from one shop to another, the shop where I got the coal was in commercial market. Today we were planning to have BBQ at home and there was no coal in the house. I had to go out and look for it. First I had to go to Peshawar Moore because I heard from some one that I might get it from there. When I reached there I could not find a single shop where I could get it. After a long search a restaurant cashier gave me a number of a coal storage place.

I called at the number and they told me the address. It was behind the Zari Taraqiati Bank. At the end of the road going beside the Bank there is a big storage area of wood and coal.
People there are very hospitable. They offered me with a chair and later asked me to have a cup of tea.

The rates are quite reasonable, coal per kg is 20 rupees, and wood per kg is 6 rupees. If you order large amount of it they also deliver it in their own van.

Now I hope you would not have any problem and any second thought before starting a BBQ.

Their contact number is: 051-2202133

4 Comments so far

  1. Sa'ad (unregistered) on December 24th, 2006 @ 6:16 pm

    O janab u mean Coal.
    Coil tay kawway di voti hundi ae.

  2. Formerly Yahya (unregistered) on December 24th, 2006 @ 9:36 pm

    “restaurant cashier gave me a number”

    You don’t give up easy? :)

    Thanks for the info.

  3. A for [pine]Apple (unregistered) on December 25th, 2006 @ 1:18 am

    Oh bahan mujh say poooch lena tha naa ;)

    we are quite fond of Coals in cooking my mom even used to make different varieties in Mutton using coal’s smoke :) and its delicious …!

    You can easly get coal from the plces known commonly as “Taal” (T as in Take ) … there’s a Taal in G-9/3 … one in G-9/2 and another in G-9/4 …. plus various others scattered around in city .. :)

  4. Ghalia Aymen (unregistered) on December 25th, 2006 @ 9:01 pm

    lol jub tuk ghaliti na kar lu chaeen nahi atta.sorry sa’ad for the mistake.

    arai bahna g mujhai kya maloom tha kai app merai liyai farishtai rooh sabit ho geen…lol
    but thanks for the info.

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