Everyone has a Punjabi friend who always offers you the same dish most of the time. As they have the most popular dish o Punjab on the bucket list. Though these foods are served everywhere and we know Punjabis are present all over the world and no one can beat their taste. So scroll down and read famous foods in Punjab.
These dishes have won everyone’s heart and you will crave them after going through this article. Let’s discuss some places in Punjab and famous dishes which your Punjabi friend will offer you.
Following are the most famous food in Punjabi Culture:-
Makki di Roti with Sarso da Saag
A real Punjabi will always serve you the best Makki ki roti with Sarson ka Saag. It is the most famous food in Punjab. Moreover, Punjab is the place where mustard is grown abundantly in winters and it’s the right time to visit in Punjab for the delicious Makki di Roti and Sarson da Saag. Also, other than Punjab you can have it from the Northern areas. Sarson ka saag is made up of Mustard leaves and Makki ki roti is made up of cornflour.
Also if you know Priyanka Chopra and love her then you must aware that she is a fan of this meal. Let’s see where can you get the best meal. Haveli in Jalandhar, Bansi Vaishno Dhaba in Ludhiana. Also, try this dish at lucky Dhaba and Sethi Dhaba at Zirakpur, In Amritsar, have to Bharwan Da Dhaba. So grab the meal and don’t be late to try out the luscious dish and the staple food of Punjabis.
Let’s know the unknown fact of Chole which is chickpeas. It is the older crop of the country which arrived in 10,000 B.C. It is the most produced crop in India. Although it is mostly found on the eastern sides no one can beat Punjab when it comes to oil and ghee.
Punjab consumed it with either Bhature or Puri or even Amritsari Kulcha. It is one of the most prominent dishes in Punjab. /You can grab it at Brothers Dhaba, Kesar da Dhaba, Bharawan da Dhaba, Kanhaiya, Novelty Sweets, Munim di Hatti, and Anant Ram in Amritsar. You can head to Sai Sweets, Sindhi Sweets, Gopal Sweets, and Vaishno Punjab Dhaba at Mohali and Chandigarh.
If you are a Non-Veg lover then I bet you will crave for chicken at these places. The very prominent places are Delhi, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, and many other places in Punjab. But yeah! If we talk about manner then we give credits where the first served is in Moti mahal. The restaurant was trot by a gentleman by the name of Kundan Lal Gujral in Peshawar. But after partition, he shifted it to Delhi, the capital city. Enormous actors like Anushka Sharma, Brad Pitt came across for this famous dish.
But all the Punjabi pals don’t worry, it is opened in Jalandhar. To all the Ludhianvis you can visit Baba’s chicken and Sonu’s Kitchen. Moreover, if you are in Amritsar you can go to Makhan Fish, Chicken Corner, and Surjit Food Plaza. In Chandigarh, one can opt for the shop Pal Dhaba and Deluxe Dhaba. Furthermore, if you are in Mohali you can head to Chawla’s. Last but not least Punjabi haveli is also the best option for Butter Chicken.
If you are in Punjab you cannot drive without having Lassi. It says ‘sara sawad ikk passe te tere hath di lassi ikk paase’. It is widely consumed at all the places but the best you can have in Punjab with clay pots, the thick and creamy one. There are many specialized places in Punjab for the lassi.
It is a very famous food(drink) in Punjab. They make with machines. If you pass from Amritsar and visiting the Golden temple don’t forget to gulp your lassi from Ahuja Milk Bhandar, Gian Chand Lassi Wale, and Kundan’s. And in our beautiful city Chandigarh you can try it from Kesar da Dhaba. Your Punjabi friend will never leave you without serving the best Lassi.
Yes, you heard it right! If you are having a meal and searching for Dals then I am dead sure that your desi Punjabi friend will advise you for Dal Makhni. Further, if you wanna try it then again the best is Moti Mahal in Delhi, Kesar da Dhaba in Amritsar, don’t forget to dine at Zimidar Dhaba in Ludhiana. If you are in Jalandhar then head towards Lucky Dhaba. Amrik da Dhaba at Bhatinda reasonable place to grab the best meal. So, these are some best places to eat Dal Makhni in Punjab.
If you are aware of the cartoon popeye’s then you must know his favourite snack – spinach. Same with Punjabis, their favourite dish is Palak, and to give additional beauty they add Panner into it. We need spinach in winters but it is such a whack that it is eaten throughout the year. If we make a list of the best palak paneer in the state then Kesar da Dhaba in Amritsar will be on the top.
In Chandigarh, Deluxe Ghana and Pal Dhaba are in a win-win place. Then, in Jalandhar, Punjabi Mail which is recognized for its Palak Paneer you must try it out. Not only this, Gulshan Non-Veg Dhaba, Manni Vaishno Dhaba, and Royal Touch are famous for Palak Paneer in Jalandhar. So have a Ghee-Licious dish by putting a lot of Ghee in your plate.
If you’re with your Desi buddy hand looking for breakfast then I believe that he/she will advise you for alloo parantha with a lot of butter on it and got tea. It is the best heavier breakfast one can have when visit in Punjab. Not only breakfast but it is the perennial dish that can be eaten at any time and easily available. But you need not worry, we will provide you with the best places to have this amazing parantha.
Your Ludhiana friend will take you either at Amit Veg. Restaurant or Pandit Parantha Wala or Rishi Day Dhaba or lastly at Da parantha veg restaurant. Also, you can visit at Haveli or Lucky Vaishno Dhaba at Jalandhar. Kesar Da Dhaba and Bharawan Dhaba offers you tasty Parantha in Amritsar. Don’t worry Chandigarhians we have a good place for you too, Nukkar, Pal, and Neelkanth eating corner serve you good.
Last but not least atte da halwa is packed with an abundance of ghee and sugar but the best thing is that it never feels top much sweet. It is the stir dish offers as a Prasad. Mostly made in Gurdwaras and homes. You will die for prasad at Golden Temple in Amritsar. And at wonderful Bangla Sahib in Delhi. You must try it out or you could ask your Punjabi Friend to make this dessert.
So these are some famous foods in Punjab. Hope you like the article and enjoying it after reading. For more information visit our website and enjoy having your meal. Leave a comment and let us know which dish you like most. Don’t forget to connect with us on Social Media to stay updated with the latest trends and infotainment:
Like Our Facebook Page
Follow Us on Instagram & Twitter.
Click Here to Watch the Latest Episode of Yaar Jigree Kasooti Degree Season 2.
Bhavya Chhabra is a Mass Communication post graduate with experience in leading English newspaper. Bhavya is an intelligent girl who loves learning new things. You will find her generally using her smartphone or eating all the time. One can easily impress her with a slice of Pizza.