The first word that strikes our mind while we think of Punjabi’s is bhangra and their jovial attitude towards life. Apart from these, Punjab is also famous for its varied cuisine. Here are some of the popular dishes from this Northern state that you just can’t miss!
#1 Sarson ka saag & Makke ki roti
Sarson ka saag and Makke ki roti are incomplete if not had together as one dish. This is a traditional Punjabi food, which is prepared with green gram and corn, is not only tasty but is nutritious as well.
#2 Dal makhani
Even though dal is made all over India, Dal Makhani is a signature dish of a Punjabi cuisine. The flavors you experience in this dish are hard to beat. It is garnished with coriander leaves, butter, tomatoes and green chilies.
Panjiri is a sweet dish which is made during almost every occasion in Punjab. It is prepared with wheat, sugar, dry fruits and ghee, loads of it. Panjiri is a dry sweet dish which can also be had in the form of Ladoos.
#4 Amritsari Kulcha
The combination of soft as well as crispy flatbread is how one describes a kulcha. It can be eaten without a side dish or gravy as it is stuffed with spiced veggies.
#5 Tandoori Chicken
This dish would get you hogging as soon as it is served on your plate. Tandoor makes everything crispier and tastier. Furthermore, it is roasted on the outside and tender on the inside.
PS: It tastes yummier when had with a serving coriander chutney.
Punjabi food left aside, sweet lassi is something you have to try out whenever you visit a Punjabi dhaba. Lassi is ideal for summers as it helps in cooling your body.