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10 Sumptuous Punjabi Recipes To Try


Punjabi delicacies are popular throughout the country. The Punjabis introduced us to the wonderful world of Tandoor, our very own Indian barbecue. Not only that they introduced us to the amazing taste of Rajma, Choley Bhature, tikkas, saag and so many other lip smacking dishes.

So, today we have a sumptuous collection of 10 Punjabi recipes which is sure to make your taste-buds go wild. The authentic recipes like sarson ka saag, chicken bhuna, rajma masala, fish tikka and so many other delightful Punjabi dishes are included in this collection.

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Take a look at these sumptuous Punjabi recipes and definitely try them out.


Punjabi Chicken Masala

Chicken curries in Punjab are known for being spicy. This recipe is no exception. Punjabi chicken masala gets its authentic Punjabi taste from the special garam masala which is used in the preparation.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Tandoori Fish Tikka

Tandoori fish tikka is basically a Punjabi recipe. This fish tikka recipe is also called Amritsari fish tikka sometimes. This fish kebab comprises of chewy pieces of fish soaked in tandoori masala and then grilled in the tandoor. You can also prepare this fish tikka recipe at home in your microwave All the ingredients required for making tandoori fish tikkas are quite easily available.


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.


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.


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)


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 toor dal.

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Story first published: Thursday, March 6, 2014, 12:03 [IST]
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