Punjab is a state in North India. It shares its borders with Rajasthan, J&K, Haryana and Pakistan. The state capital of Punjab is Chandigarh which is also the Union Territory and shared as Capital with Haryana too. In this Article, we will show you 10 best food items of the Punjabi Cuisine that one must try. The motive of this article is to promote the food of Punjab and show the different variety of its food as an insider.
1. Tandoori Chicken
Tandoori Chicken is most vital dish of Punjabi Cuisine. This red color dish is grilled slowly and when it’s served, very hard to resist yourself. Tandoori Chicken is just dream come true for the meat-lovers. One must try this delicious dish.
2. Sarso da Saag te Makki di Roti
Sarso da Saag te Makki di Roti is generally a eaten in winters. It’s just another name of Heaven; your cuisine of Dishes of Punjab could not be completed without this. It’s made up from mustard leaves and served with Cornmeal (Makki) roti. It’s one of the best food items of Punjab’s Cuisine.
3. Dal Makhani
Either goes to 5-star Restaurants or Dhaba’s, it’s the most favorite vegetable for the Punjabi’s. It’s the king of every other Dal. Dal Makhani with butter topped on it is just so amazing that you can’t resist yourself from eating more and more. It’s served with Naan, Roti or Parantha’s.
4. Rajma (Kidney beans) Chawal
If you like to eat Hot and Spicy Rajma’s with Chawal, than Punjab is surely calling you. Rajma Chawal is made mostly in every household and everyone has their own taste. Mostly it’s preferred little bit Spicy as its about the taste Punjabi’s. And Rajma’s contains iron which is beneficial for health.
5. Paneer Tikka
It’s the favorite dish of every person who is vegetarian, but wants to feel like eating Chicken. If any guests knock into house, its best and easy recipe to make guest happy and save the time too. Masala coated Paneer is grilled hot on skewers and when it’s served with Green Chutney just tastes so Heavenly good mmm…..
6. Machli Amritsari
For all the Fish lovers, it’s a must try dish. It’s prepared with pieces of Fish coated with spicy batter and deep fried to make it appetizing. It’s garnished with lemon juice and Garam Masala on it which takes its taste to another level.
7. Butter Chicken
It’s just a best treat for Chicken lovers!! It’s famous all over country, juicy and creamy gravy with chicken pieces and the so authentic tastes of it is just you can’t beat. And the Butter is garnished on the gravy which tastes you with every single of it. Just a one bite and one will become ‘Fan’ of it.
8. Amritsari Kulcha (Clay-baked stuffed Naan)
This one is my personal favorite. Nothing can beat eating Kulcha with Hot and Spicy Chickpeas; it’s just an amazing combination to have. Kulcha is stuffed with Potatoes, onions, ginger and spices. Butter is garnished on it which makes it more mouth-watering and Tempting. One must try this dish.
This yoghurt-based refreshment is so smooth and creamy that you want to drink this every day. Lassi is given in a big steel Glass and Trust me, after one glass of Lassi you can’t imagine of having your meal. And the best part is that it’s top with Malai and White Butter on it.
Jalebi’s are the finest sweet to try, it just melts in the mouth and gives the Heavenly taste which is just impossible to describe through words. Jalebi’s are deep fried and served Hot and Crispy. The sugar syrup of Jalebi’s is so tasty that you want to eat more just for its syrup.