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10 Exotic Recipes For Baisakhi

By Super

Baisakhi is the new year celebration time for the people of Punjab. The whole of the region looks beautiful and colourful as people make merry on this grand harvest festival.

Baisakhi marks the beginning of the new year according to the Hindu calendar. Hence the new year is welcomed with huge celebrations which includes singing, dancing and of course preparing lip-smacking delicacies.

The Punjabis are known throughout the world for their mindblowing food. Their chole bhature, rajma chawal, kadhi chawal, chicken dishes are a sensation amongst all of us. Punjabi cuisine has an immense variety of food which is simply hard to list out in a few lines.

So, Boldsky brings to you a collection of exotic and sumptuous Punjabi recipes for Baisakhi which is sure to take your taste-buds on a delightful ride. Check out these ten exotic recipes for Baisakhi.


Sarson Ka Saag

Sarson ka saag is the mustard leaves which are found abundantly in Punjab. This dish is a rich and delicious preparation.

Two kinds of greens are used to prepare this recipe- mustard leaves and spinach leaves. These greens are cooked with a fragrant blend of spices and then ground into a thick, creamy curry.


Rajma Makhani

Rajma Makhani is a special Punjabi recipe that is different from the usual rajma recipes. Normally, rajma is prepared like any other Indian curry. It is soaked overnight and cooked with lots of spices, but the Rajma recipe is essentially the same.

Rajma Makhani is a unique dish in that regard. This rajma recipe is prepared with a combination of red kidney beans and tur dal.


Mutton Saagwala

A dark green curry with pieces of meat sounds like Mutton Saag Wala. This mutton curry recipe is essentially prepared with spinach which is a kind of saag (green leafy vegetable).


Dum Aloo Amritsari

Dum aloo Amritsari is prepared using baby potatoes. The potatoes are first deep fried and then cooked in a spicy gravy. The key element in the recipe is the mustard oil which adds to the flavour of this delightful dish.


Punjabi Rajma Curry

There are many ways to prepare the authentic and delicious North-Indian, rajma. However, the best and traditional way to prepare rajma is always a sumptuous treat.

The thick gravy is prepared using the kidney beans and lots of spices are used to make it taste better.


Dal Gosht

Dal Gosht is a popular mutton and dal recipe. Almost every place has its own variety of this recipe. What we are giving you here is the original Punjabi mutton recipe. Dal and meat are cooked together with blend of spices.


Tandoori Fish Masala

Traditionally, the fish is first marinated with tandoori masala and then cooked in the tandoor. But few people have a tandoor in their modern homes. So you can grill the fish on an open barbecue or grill it in the microwave.

Fish tandoori masala is a curry cooked with grilled fish. This fish curry is usually thick and can be made spicy depending upon your taste.


Dry Fruit Mango Lassi

As Punjab is well know for its huge glass of filling and healthy lassi, here is a Baisakhi special, dry fruit mango lassi. There are many types of lassi that can be prepared using several ingredients.

As mangoes are coming in this season, blend the juicy and sweet fruit with some dry fruits to prepare a lip smacking cooling summer drink. Check out the recipe.


Chicken Bhuna

This is actually a very easy chicken recipe that makes use of very common spices. Only the way you use these spices and the order in which you add them is different.

The seasoning comes first while making any Indian curry. But for Chicken Bhuna, you need to add the powdered and whole spices later. Chicken Bhuna is a pretty easy chicken recipe and can be prepared within half an hour if you have all the ingredients ready.


Punjabi Anda Masala

Punjabi anda masala is a simple and lip-smacking recipe which you can easily prepare in very less time. Just keep the boiled eggs ready and cook them up with a blend of exotic Indian spices

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