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Last Updated : Mar 19,2019



पंजाबी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Punjabi recipes in Hindi)
પંજાબી વ્યંજન - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Punjabi recipes in Gujarati)

Punjabi Recipes, Punjabi Veg Recipes

If you want to have a meal that satiates your tummy, tickles your taste buds and stays in your memory for a long time, try Punjabi! Punjabi cuisine ranges from semi-spicy to spicy, and is almost always rich, with abundant use of ghee and butter.

Aloo Paratha
Aloo Paratha

Have a Punjabi Paratha and a tall glass of their creamy Lassi for breakfast and you will not feel hungry till lunch-time! From signature Punjabi food recipes like Sarson ka Saag and Makki Di Roti, breakfast delights like Chole Bhature, Bread Pakora, parathas with mango pickle to homely treats like Aloo Paratha and Aloo Gobi, and lip-smacking delicacies like Paneer Tikka and Baingan Bharta, this section will introduce you to several ‘famous and favourite’ Punjabi treats.

All dairy products are abundantly used in Punjabi cuisine, but paneer is one ingredient cooked in every way possible – marinated, fried, sautéed, crumbled, and so on, to make delicacies that span every course of the meal, from appetizers to desserts. Check out Punjabi Paneer recipes to explore dishes that will help satiate your Punjabi food craving.

Punjabi Recipes, Shorba 

Curd Shorba

Curd Shorba

Shorba are famous across South, Central and Middle Eastern Asia. But, Punjabis have adapted them according to the Indian palate. Start your meal with a bowl of thick and often spicy shorbas like the curd shorba with comforting flavor that will surely soothe you when you had a long day. Also, our Punjabi Shorbas, Soups recipes section has varieties of shorba made using dal, vegetables or a combination of both.

Punjabi Recipes, nashta

Tandoori AlooTandoori Aloo

Tandoor is a traditional aspect of Punjabi cuisine and used for baking or cooking flatbreads and a wide range of starters like kebabs and tikki. Marinate baby potatoes in a spicy red red chilli-based masala paste, fenugreek leaves and fresh cream and create these aromatic Tandoori aloo that are a perfect party starter! In the same manner you can marinate multiple vegetables and cook them to make a scrumptious and tasty, Tandoori Aloo Gobi Sukhi Subzi. Spicy potato curry served with piping hot puris, the Punjabi Aloo Puri is one of Delhi’s most favorite street foods. Boiled aloo with peppy chaat masala, lemon juice, mint and coriander makes tempting Aloo Chaat.

Punjabi Samosa
Punjabi Samosa

Local 'halwaais' deep-frying samosas in huge kadhai is a common sight in nearly any part of India. Oh-So-crisp on the outside and soft and spicy on the inside Punjabi Samosas are simply irresistible. They can further be enhanced by adding curd and tongue-tickling chutneys and turning them into delicious chaat or by adding hot chole, crunchy onions and crisp sev. Chole Samosa Chaat and Samosa Chaat are a perfect evening snack to surprise the whole family! To explore more such treats, have a look at our Punjabi Swadisht Nashta recipes

Punjabi Recipes, main course

Pudina NaanPudina Naan

You can also bake an array of flatbreads like Pudina Naan, Whole Wheat Coriander and Sesame Seeds Naan or Whole Wheat Masala Paneer Naan and relish with subzis or accompaniments Punjabi Raita / Chtutney / Achar recipes. To know more about Punjabi flatbreads, have a look at Punjabi Roits, Parathas recipes Punjabi subzis are not simple accompaniments. Even the easiest of their subzis are a delight with rich flavour and luscious texture. Expose your taste buds to some real excitement! This easy to make Jeera aloo tastes amazing with puri. Bharwan Baingan is made by stuffing brinjals with an onion-coconut paste and slowly cooking them in a kadhai.

Paneer MakhaniPaneer Makhani

Apart from the Punjabi Subzis, there are heavy gravy preparations because of ungrudging use of ghee, cream and other dairy products, which is what makes them so tasty too! Toss in some vegetables, paneer and spice powders to whip up delectable gravies. Treat your palate to all-time favourites Punjabi veg dishes Paneer Makhani, Kadhai Khumbh Sabzi or Matar Tamatar.

Dal Makhani
Dal Makhani

Dal and Kadhi provides with the nutrition required for proper development and help in balancing the meal. Punjabi Dals / Kadhis recipes has some quick and easy to prepare dals and kadhi that can be included in your daily routine. Dal tadka and Dal Makhani are famous Punjabi dishes.End your meal on a sweet note and savor on some Phirni served in earthenware bowls called ‘shikoras’. These are popularly known as ‘matki phirnis’ and are served at most Punjabi restaurants and functions. Also, you can make Dry Fruit Barfi with a rich milky flavour and amazing melt-in-the-mouth texture.

Enjoy our Punjabi Recipes collection. Below you will find other Punjabi recipe articles of interest.

19 Punjabi Dals Kadhis Recipes
23 Punjabi Jaalpan, Lassi Recipes
268 Punjabi Paneer Delicacies Recipes
50 Punjabi Pulao Biryani Recipes
83 Punjabi Raita Chtutney Achar Recipes
310 Punjabi Rotis Parathas Recipes
23 Punjabi Shorbas, Soups Recipes
361 Punjabi Subzis Recipes
156 Punjabi Swadisht Nashta Recipes
78 Punjabi Sweets Recipes

Happy Cooking!


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Kesarwale Paneer Kofte ki Subzi
Recipe# 30893
Yesterday

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Crisp outside and soft inside, these Paneer Koftas have the distinct flavour of grated ginger and the crunch of cashew nuts, which impart a richness that perfectly matches the gravy that dresses these koftas. The gravy features a mix of dairy products like milk, cream and curds, which are ting ....
Aloo Paratha,  Punjabi Aloo Paratha Recipe
Recipe# 37300
Yesterday

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 by Tarla Dalal
Aloo Paratha is a dish wish a universal appeal! While north Indians like to have it any time of the day, for breakfast, Indian lunch or
Bajra Aloo ki Roti
Recipe# 3015
Yesterday

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 by Tarla Dalal
Let’s try giving an exciting twist to the traditional bajra rotis and rotlas of Gujarati fame. Adding some mashed potatoes to the dough makes the Bajra Aloo ki Roti soft and pleasant to the palate, while amchur, coriander and green chilli paste impart a welcome peppiness. Coconut and onions not just ....
Aam ka Panna
Recipe# 16394
19 Apr 19

 
 by anu_bunny
A traditional summer cooler, Aam ka Panha is a really snazzy way to fight sunstrokes on hot days. This peppy drink of raw mangoes sweetened with sugar and flavoured with aromatic spices like cumin seeds, spicy black pepper and tangy black salt, peps up your taste buds with its tingling taste. ....
Tandoori Paneer Tikka
Recipe# 32950
18 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A party without tandoori party starters is truly incomplete! And of all such starters, the Tandoori Paneer Tikka is especially popular. The perfect blend of spices and smoky flavour of the marinated a ....
Sabudana Khichdi in Microwave
Recipe# 2749
17 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Sabudana Khichdi is an all-time favourite Maharashtrian snack, which is often had for breakfast or supper. With a few small tweaks like using sendha namak instead of sea salt, it is also used to sustain oneself on a fasting day. It always helps to know ....
Khajur Imli ki Chutney, Sweet Tamarind Chutney
Recipe# 2796
17 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This sweet and sour chutney blend spruces up almost all chaat recipes. The addition of jaggery makes the chutney sweeter, but you may omit it if you prefer a more tangy flavour. An essential accompaniment to most chaats, this chut ....
Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe
Recipe# 33534
16 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Dum aloo is one vegetable which is loved by one and all, it is rich, creamy and spicy all in one. . . Serve it hot with Chapatis or Cooked Rice to make a homely and satisfying meal.
Punjabi Pakoda Kadhi
Recipe# 8679
16 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Freshly prepared pakodis of besan perked up with coriander, green chillies and green chillies are floated in a mouth-watering kadhi. The kadhi is quite richly flavoured with an assortment of spices ranging from cloves and cinnamon to fenugreek and coriander seeds, and the pakodas are an added at ....
Cabbage and Paneer Parathas
Recipe# 1481
16 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
You might not have ever thought of bringing together cabbage and paneer since both are rather bland in nature – once you try this recipe, you will realise how well they complement each other in flavour and texture. This paratha is a quick fix ideal for any day when you are in a rush. Serve hot w ....
Aloo Mutter, Aloo Matar Pressure Cooker
Recipe# 33353
16 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Aloo mutter, one of the quickest vegetables to prepare, it will come to your rescue whenever you are pressed for time! Tomato puree gives a nice, evenly coated texture to this subzi. Try other recipes like Pindi Chole or
Aloo Bhatura
Recipe# 42756
16 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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This unique recipe shows you how to make perfectly fluffed up bhaturas without having to lose your sleep over yeast! Instead, we have used a dough of refined flour, potatoes and curd in just the right proportions. Always remember that the bhaturas will become soggy if not served immediately so, ....
Cabbage and Paneer Parathas ( Jain Recipe)
Recipe# 7561
16 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The succulence of paneer combines beautifully with the crunch of cabbage to make this a truly irresistible paratha! The Cabbage and Paneer Paratha is quite an easy dish of whole wheat flour dough stuffed with a crunchy and flavourful filling of cabbage and cottage cheese. A dash of green chillies ....
Chole Bhature
Recipe# 2810
14 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
My earliest memories of Chole Bhature is of the one I ate at a popular eatery in Mumbai Known as "Cream Centre". On enquiring, I was told that the chick peas and spices were simmered together for hours resulting in a dish that a large number of Mumbaites relish even today! My version of chole i ....
Achaari Dahi Bhindi
Recipe# 22779
11 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A double-tangy subzi with the combined sourness of curds and tomatoes, perked up with a wide assortment of seeds and spice powders, which give it a super peppy flavour and aroma too. The ladies finger is sliced and shallow-fried before preparing the gravy, so that it has a nice texture and does ....
Methi Mutter Malai, Punjabi Methi Matar Malai Recipe
Recipe# 275
11 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Methi and mutter are a super-hit combination as their flavours complement each other well. Add to this a fragrant masala paste, an even more zestful freshly-ground dry masala, tangy tomato pulp and all, and you have an irresistible Methi Mutter Malai on the table. Had accompained with
Paneer Pulao, Quick Paneer Pulao Recipe
Recipe# 1747
11 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Long-grained basmati rice, pressure-cooked in tangy tomato-based gravy interspersed with spongy cottage cheese cubes, the paneer pulao is a toothsome treat that will delight your family and friends! Enjoy this pulao as it is or have it with
Tandoori Gobi, Tandoori Gobhi
Recipe# 4321
09 Apr 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Succulent pieces of cauliflower marinated in tandoori spices. You can marinate chunks of paneer, mushrooms, or even boiled potatoes to make interesting variations. Serve these with toothpicks to make a conversation Starters / Snacks or with
Sweet and Sour Mango Pickle
Recipe# 3422
09 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Sweet mango pickles are very special. The mangoes chosen for this pickle should be firm and under ripe. They are peeled, cut into thin slices and simmered in sugar syrup with garlic, cloves, bay leaf, peppercorns, spiked with chilli powder and fennel seeds. The mango flesh softens but stays intact a ....
Jowar Methi Roti
Recipe# 5695
08 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The taste and nutrient value of jowar is seldom remembered, but after you try this recipe, it will stay in your memory forever! A perfect combination of jowar and methi, along with flavourful onions, coriander and green chillies, makes this sumptuous Jowar Methi Roti a tasteful way to boost your hae ....
Aloo Baingan Subzi
Recipe# 15490
08 Apr 19

 
 by manju_bijoy
Both brinjal and potato are common veggies available in our local markets all round the year. This simple subzi brings these two ingredients together with daily masalas. The Aloo Baingan Subzi has a homely yet appetising flavour, which combines the tang of tomatoes with the peppy taste of ginger ....
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 ....
Masala Omelette Pav, Mumbai Roadside
Recipe# 41941
06 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Masala Omelette Pav is one of the classic street foods of Mumbai, which packs the sumptuousness of omelettes into a handy sandwich form. Perfectly cooked omelettes are sandwiched between buttered and toasted ladi pav. A sprinkling of onions perks up the texture of the Masala Omelette Pav while a ....
Bread Pakoda, Mumbai Bread Pakora with Aloo Stuffing
Recipe# 33400
06 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
For those who thought Vada Pav and Pav Bhaji to be the only bread-based roadside snacks, Bread Pakoda is sure to be an eye-opener. Although these batter-fried bread fritters are ....
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Punjabi
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 on 10 Apr 19 01:47 PM


Punjabi
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 on 27 Sep 18 08:37 PM


Your all recipes are wonderful. I have tried your Moong soup recipe.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Pranita, Happy to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
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28 Sep 18 08:45 AM
Punjabi
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 on 20 Aug 18 06:18 PM


Chana dal has a richer flavour than other pulses, which lends itself well to the preparation of a mouth-watering halwa. Soaked and ground dal is sautéed until a rich aroma is achieved, and then prepared into a traditional halwa flavoured with cardamom and saffron
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Tarla Dalal    Delighted to know you loved our recipes especially the chana dal halwa. Do try more and more recipes and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
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21 Aug 18 09:24 AM