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7 Delicious Food of Punjab That You Must Try

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Punjab is one of the most affluent states in India and the food of Punjab show to this in every fragment. In south India many people thinks that the North Indians are Punjabi and you cannot blame them as this is influence of Punjab in the North. Here we are giving you the 7 best foods from Punjab that you should definitely try. These are as following:

1. Butter Chicken

In Punjab foodies called the chicken as the national bird of Punjab and butter chicken is the top jewel of the food of Punjab. As it may not have invented in Punjab, it was originated by a Punjabi family so that counts. In Punjabi’s home no festivity can be complete without this delicacy. This is a creamy, gravy dish which is lightly spiced and eaten with the naan or rumaali chapatti.

2. Lassi

Lassi is something that Punjabi’s pride themselves in. You can have the two versions of Lassi there, Sweet Lassi and Salty Lassi. No Punjabi food is complete without having a glass of this delicious drink. You can also have it in various flavors such as rose, strawberry or mango. Hence, you should definitely try it whenever you travel to Punjab.

3. Sarson ka Saag and Makke Di Roti

Makke ki roti and Sarson ka Saag are the desi alike of mac and cheese and they just go together. All north Indian foodie value their salt and spices would connect this dish with the Punjabi food. Sarson da Saag being a winter favourite can be easily found in all the restaurants in Punjab. Moreover, Sarson da saag and makke di roti taste best with the desi ghee.

4. Chole-Bhature

Chole-Bhature is a typical Punjabi dish which you can found in most fast-food restaurants nowadays. Bhatura made with milk and flour rather than wheat flour is different from a poori. The combination of Bhatura with Chhole is very delectable and you must have it in as it is available at reasonable prices also.

5. Amritsari Fish

Amritsari fish is a favorite dish amongst non-vegetarians of Punjab. This is a Succulent, fried fish that you can have with the naan or with the rice also. It is a spicy dish and mostly served in India with the same name that is Amritsari Fish. Furthermore, you can have it in some renowned restaurants of Punjab.

6. Paneer Tikka

Paneer Tikka is also known as the Chicken of vegetarians. This has a particular place in the food of Punjab state. When anyone thinks of the vegetarian appetizers then the first thing that comes to mind is the soft cottage cheese, Chargrilled and spiced. So whenever you will travel to Punjab do not miss this scrumptious Paneer Tikka.  

7. Pinni

Pinni is a famous Punjabi dessert and is usually prepared in the winters. It is prepared with the wheat floor, desi ghee, almonds and jiggery, as these ingredients give heat as well as energy to the body. Pinni is very delicious and by some people in Punjab it is taken as another dietary supplement. 

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