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Punjabi Breakfast recipes


Last Updated : Nov 11,2019



पंजाबी ब्रेकफ़ास्ट(नाश्ता) रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Punjabi Breakfast recipes in Hindi)
પંજાબી (પહેલો નાસ્તો) બ્રેકફાસ્ટ રેસિપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Punjabi Breakfast recipes in Gujarati)

Popular Punjabi Breakfast Recipes

Anyone would tell you that Punjabis love their breakfast—and it’s mostly a zesty breakfast of parathas enjoyed with a dollop of butter, a cup of curds or a huge glass of lassi and of course, tongue-tickling pickles. From Aloo, Gobi, Palak, Methi or Mooli Parathas to nouveau treats like the Cheese Paratha, there is an endless variety to choose from. And of course, they also enjoy combining ingredients in their stuffing, such as Methi and Aloo, Methi and Palak or Aloo and Gobi.

Top 10 Popular Punjabi Recipes, Breakfast

  Top 10 Punjabi Paratha Breakfast Recipes
1. Aloo Paratha
2. Gobi Paratha
3. Stuffed Cauliflower Paratha
4. Cheese Paratha
5. Palak Paratha
6. Lachha Paratha
7. Mooli Paratha
8. Aloo Gobi Ke Parathe
9. Methi Alu Parathas
10. Methi Palak Aur Makai ki Roti

It is common to see people using leftover subzis from the previous day’s dinner to stuff their breakfast parathas. Aloo Gobi Subzi, for example, is an awesome stuffing for whole wheat parathas! It’s handy and tasty, and avoids wastage.


Dairy products being in abundance in Punjab, they usually feature in every meal. Do not be surprised if you see a huge dollop of homemade white butter on your paratha the next time you have breakfast at a Punjabi household. As the white butter melts in the heat of the freshly-made paratha and coats it, it gives out a very appetizing aroma and improves the flavour too. The parathas are usually enjoyed with a cup of curds and mango pickle. Add a tall glass of lassi to the spread, and that’s the best breakfast you could ever have tasted! Beware – those who are not used to it tend to get sleepy after such a sumptuous treat. A seasoned Punjabi though can comfortably down this breakfast and get to work within minutes!

Apart from stuffed or flavoured parathas, Punjabis also like to have kulchas, bhaturas and laccha parathas for breakfast. Chole is also very popular. It is served with bhaturas or other breads too. In a proper Punjabi village, the breakfast can be as simple as leftover tandoori roti with a big dollop of homemade white butter and sugar along with a cup of steaming tea.

Punjabis also enjoy something crispy with their breakfast. Pakodo or Pakora seems to be very popular and you can find several interesting options here. Bread Pakora is the top choice though! Eggs may also be had, as Masala Omelette, Egg Bhurji Paratha, or other forms. Nowadays, we also find Punjabis enjoying breakfast recipes from other parts of the country, like Idli and Poha!

We have brought together some of the all-time favourite Punjabi breakfasts here. You will also find many more interesting options on our website and app.

8 popular Punjabi Breakfast Recipes, Combinations

  8 Popular Punjabi Breakfast Combinations
1. Kulcha with Chana (Chole)
2. Puri with Aloo Subzi
3. Bhature with Chole
4. Puri with Chana
5. Aloo Paratha with Raita or Curds
6. Paratha with White Butter
7. Paratha with Mango Pickle
8. Paratha with Curd

1. Kulcha with Chana (chole)

Kulcha-with-Chana-(Chole)

2. Puri with Aloo Subzi

Puri-with-Aloo-Subzi

3. Bhature with Chole

Bhature-with-Chole

4. Puri with Chana

Puri-with-Chana

5. Aloo Paratha with Raita or Curds

Aloo-Paratha-with-Raita-or-Curds

6. Paratha with White Butter

Paratha-with-White-Butter

7. Paratha with Mango Pickle

Paratha-with-Mango-Pickle

8. Paratha with Curd

Paratha-with-Curd

 

  Beverages often had with Punjabi breakfast:
1. Chaas
2. Falooda
3. Jaljeera
4. Mango Lassi
5. Mango Milkshake
6. Doodh Soda
7. Homemade Carrot Juice
8. Nimbu Pani
9. Imli ka Paani(Tamarind Juice)
10. Sattu (a beverage made with powdered barley or chickpeas, salt, water and turmeric)
11. Tea or Masala Chai

  Surprising list of foods Punjabis have for breakfast:
1. Idli
2. Basic Sandwiches
3. Koki
4. Poha

We hope you enjoy our collection of Punjabi Breakfast Recipes. 


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Palak Pakora, Palak Pakoda
Recipe# 42079
Today

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by Tarla Dalal
This is an interesting pakoda that combines the vibrant colour of spinach and the exciting crunch of onions with a dash of spice powders for flavour. We have combined the right amounts of besan and rice flour to give the Palak Pakora an awesome crunch. A must-try recipe, the Palak Pakora will ad ....
Aloo Paratha,  Punjabi Aloo Paratha Recipe
Recipe# 37300
28 Oct 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Punjabi aloo paratha recipe | stuffed aloo paratha | aloo ka paratha | with 24 images. Punjabi aloo paratha is a dish wish a universal appeal! While North Indians like to have it any time ....
Methi Pakoda
Recipe# 41564
04 Nov 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Sometimes, bitterness is beautiful, and methi is a perfect example of this. Its mildly bitter taste and irresistible aroma unfailingly delight the palate, whether it is added to a subzi, roti ,
Aloo Pakora, Aloo Bhaji, Potato Pakoda
Recipe# 42009
07 Oct 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Monsoon is simply incomplete without Aloo Pakora! Potato slices, coated with a spicy batter and deep-fried, these pakoras give you everything your palate will ask for on a cool and rainy day – a dash of spice, lots of crunch and loads of fun. The best part is that it is quite easy to make, no rocket ....
Gobi Paratha,  Punjabi Gobi Paratha
Recipe# 30915
04 Oct 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Gobi or cauliflower grows abundantly in the Punjab. This vegetable is enjoyed by people of all ages and is a specialty at most celebration and religious gatherings. Here gobi has been combined with a cooked onion masala and used as a stuffing for a
Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas
Recipe# 3442
03 Oct 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A unique dough of whole wheat flour and green peas forms the base of this interesting recipe. The outcome is made more irresistible by stuffing these wholesome parathas with fresh paneer and juicy raisins. The spikiness of green chillies and the semi-sweetness imparted by raisins are wonderfully bal ....
Onion Paratha Recipe, Pyaaz Ka Paratha
Recipe# 42146
24 Sep 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Onion Paratha is a simple, everyday recipe that is nevertheless a wonderful treat for the palate. The masaledar stuffing of crunchy onions, perked up with green chillies and a range of spice powders, makes every bite a thrilling experience. You will surely enjoy the crackling mouth-feel and ....
How To Freeze Aloo Parathas, How To Store Aloo Parathas
Recipe# 41616
14 Sep 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
These are busy times! Most of us are working and hardly have time to prepare a full meal every day. In such cases, it helps to prepare and stock up some items in the freezer when we find time, so that we can put together a quick meal on busy days. This recipe shows you How to Freeze Aloo Paratha ....
Pudina Paratha, Mint Paratha
Recipe# 39149
25 Aug 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Pudina Paratha also known as Mint Paratha is made from healthy ingredients like pudina, whole wheat flour and Indian spices. This Pudina Paratha is had by Punjabi’s for break ....
Carrot Paratha
Recipe# 42355
23 Jul 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Game to sink your teeth into a mouth-watering all-in-one paratha? This Carrot Paratha perfectly matches that description. The sweet taste of carrots perked up with crunchy onions and spicy ingredients like ginger and green chillies makes these whole wheat parathas truly awesome. After you kn ....
Poha Pakoda, Poha Pakora
Recipe# 42408
06 Jul 19

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by Tarla Dalal
The Poha Pakoda is a scrumptious snack that you can quickly and easily prepare in the evenings to serve with Tea or coffee. ....
Moong Dal Kachori
Recipe# 3862
03 Jul 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A perfect kachori is one that is puffed up and flaky outside but hollow inside as the filling sticks to the crust. Here is how to make such an ideal kachori, right in your own kitchen. With a flavourful moong dal mixture as filling, this kachori is deep-fried patiently on a slow flame to achieve tha ....
Dal Ke Parathe
Recipe# 3890
19 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Sumptuous whole wheat parathas stuffed with a lip-smacking filling of soaked and sautéed green moong dal simply spiced with fennel seeds, turmeric and chilli powders. You might wonder what use a quarter teaspoon of turmeric and half a teaspoon of fennel could be, but these wonder ingredients work ma ....
Paneer Parathas, Punjabi Paneer Paratha
Recipe# 30912
13 Sep 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
paneer paratha | punjabi paneer paratha | how to make paneer paratha | with 25 amazing images paneer paratha is a popular Indian paratha made with a stuffing of paneer, coriander and green ....
Moong Dal and Paneer Chilla
Recipe# 5645
23 Sep 19

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by Tarla Dalal
moong dal and paneer chilla | moong dal paneer cheela | yellow moong dal cottage cheese pancake | with 20 amazing images moong dal and paneer chilla is made by soaking and blending yellow m ....
Veg Cheese Omelette, Breakfast Recipe
Recipe# 42144
21 Dec 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Here’s a sumptuous omelette to start your day on the right note! The Veg Cheese Omelette is made by pan-cooking (like pancakes) a mixture of eggs and chopped veggies, seasoned excitingly with dried herbs and green chillies. A topping of cheese adds a gooey dimension to the omelette, making it mo ....
Aloo Kulcha, Amritsari Potato Kulcha
Recipe# 42052
11 Dec 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Aloo Kulcha is a delicious, flavour-packed Indian bread , which is stuffed with a tasty, mildly-tangy potato mixture. A sprinkling of black sesame seeds and chopped coriander on the rolled ....
Pindi Chole, Punjabi Pindi Chana Recipe
Recipe# 22786
17 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Pindi Chole is a classic dish from the Punjabi repertoire, which is flavoured with a large assortment of spice powders and other ingredients like ginger, garlic, tomatoes and onions, which lend an irresistible flavour and aroma to it. While ....
Paneer Sandwich Recipe,  Grilled Paneer Sandwich
Recipe# 42073
09 Feb 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Buttered and “chutneyed” slices of bread are sandwiched with a succulent paneer mixture flavoured with tongue-tickling spice mixes like garam masala and pav bhaji masala. Add some crunchy veggies like capsicum and onions to the sandwich, and what you have is a creation beyond comparison. The Pan ....
Sindhi Koki
Recipe# 4383
19 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The wondrous dishes that each Indian community contributes to our nation’s cuisine is just remarkable! The Sindhi Koki is a fabulous roti prepared with a dough of whole wheat flour perked up with a l ....
Cheese Paratha
Recipe# 40866
25 Jul 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
An easy but irresistible paratha that is made of everyday ingredients, the Cheese Paratha is an all-time favourite with cheese-lovers, especially kids. A stuffing of cheese perked up with coriander and spice powders gives these whole wheat parathas a tasty and gooey ce ....
Puris ( How To Make Pooris )
Recipe# 4394
11 Sep 19

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by Tarla Dalal
poori | puri | plain puri | whole wheat puri | soft poori | with 14 amazing images poori is unleavened deep fried Indian Bread. Simple ....
Yellow Moong and Urad Dal Pakoda
Recipe# 42053
01 Jul 19

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by Tarla Dalal
These unique pakodas have a very different mouth-feel and a perfect flavour! They are not crisp like the conventional pakodas but interestingly soft. A combination of spices, ginger and green chillies is worked into the batter to give the Yellow Moong and Urad Dal Pakoda
Chaas, Buttermilk Recipe, Salted Chaas Recipe
Recipe# 542
06 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Ummmmm. . . No one can stop with just one glass of this tantalising version of buttermilk. Of the many spices combined thoughtfully in this refreshing drink, cumin seed powder reserves a special place. Serve chilled chaas on hot summer afternoons and watch your family’s energy levels rise instan ....
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Punjabi Breakfast
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 on 20 Jan 18 02:49 PM


Loved your collection of Punjabi recipes. Yes we do love our white butter with all kids of parathas. Also good collection of Kulchas and Chole.