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Punjabi Recipes

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Feel like treating yourself to a true-blue Punjabi meal? You're in great company! The people of Punjab (in North India) love to eat and this is reflected in their delicious, hearty regional cuisine. So tasty is Punjabi fare that it has not just wowed Indians all over the country - Punjabi food is probably the most popular and in-demand in any Indian restaurant - but the world at large. Find out firsthand what all the excitement is about. Sample some genuine Punjabi fare.

Rajma

This dish is extremely popular not just in North India but elsewhere as well. Serve Rajma with plain boiled rice, Kachumbar salad and your favorite pickle.

Chole

Serve this crowd pleaser piping hot and accompanied by pooris/bhatooras (fried Indian bread).

Bhatura

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Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken is among the best known Indian foods all over the world. Its gravy can be made as hot or mild as you like so it suits most palates. Also commonly known as Murg Makhani, Butter Chicken tastes great with Kaali Daal (black lentils), Naans and a green salad.

Tandoori Chicken

Among the most famous Indian foods, Tandoori Chicken is loved by people the world over. The nicest thing about this dish though, is that it's really easy to make!

Aaloo Paratha

Extremely popular with North Indians, these are best eaten with chilled yoghurt and your favourite pickle or chutney. Want to be naughty? Aaloo parathas taste delicious with fresh, thick cream or a knob of unsalted, home-made butter!

Makki Ki Roti

A traditional north Indian bread, Makki Ki Roti is served straight off the griddle topped with a dollop of fresh homemade butter!

Sarson Ka Saag

This typically Punjabi (North Indian) dish tastes really nice with Makki Ki Roti (Indian maize flatbread) and a dollop of fresh butter.

Lachcha Paratha

This style of paratha turns out crispy and with several layers. It is the perfect accompaniment for any thick-gravied dish.

Fish Amritsari

Named after the city where it originated, this easy fried fish dish is a great appetizer or side dish to complement the main course.

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