We Indians celebrate every festival with full Masti and dhamaal. Baisakhi marks the New Year as per Sikh rituals. It is a festival that is widely enjoyed by everyone and especially by Punjabis. On the occasion of Baisakhi, the people of Punjab thank god for the rich harvest and pray for the future.
Punjabi food is the heart of almost all festivals. Festive parties are incomplete without chole bhature and dal makhni. Punjabis are known for their energy level, and the secret to their high energy is their delicious food. Surely, you can't stop yourself after tasting the mouth-watering Punjabi khana.
Here is the list of Punjabi food which is a must serve on the occasion of Baisakhi:
This mouth-watering and flavourful dish doesn't need any introduction. Because it's not only a dish but a feeling. Chole Bhature is loved by all, and it is prepared in every house during Baisakhi. Spicy tasty chhole with fluffy bhatura served with achar, onion, and a tall glass of lassi. This is a must-served dish of the festival.
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Dahi Balla chaat
If you are attending a Punjabi wedding or any other celebration. You can always find one thing in the chaat corner which is 'Dahi balla'. Soft Balla dipped in chilled dahi with green and red chutney is a flavorful treat. This dinner or lunch of Baisakhi is incomplete without this amazing chaat.
Kadhi Chawal is the most pleasing and simple dish. It's made with a delectable combination of bitter curd and besan. Punjabi Kadhi is also cooked with common veggies, spices, and gram flour. This is the must-prepared dish in celebration of Baisakhi. With steaming hot plain rice, salad, and pappad, this tastes great.
Any Punjabi festival is incomplete without tandoori chicken. Tandoori chicken is the most loved dish for hardcore non-vegetarian Punjabi. Tandoori Chicken is a delicious dish cooked with standard size pieces of chicken soaked in flavorful tandoori spices. Chicken is grilled in a tandoor.
Makke ki roti sarso ka saag
Makki ki Roti with Sarso ka Saag is the signature dish of Punjabi culture. A delectable mix of spinach and methi cooked with spices is served with Makki ki roti. If you're planning to celebrate Baisakhi this delectable dish should be on your menu.
Chicken saagwaala, also known as Murg Saagwaala. Its gravy is prepared with lots of spinach and some cream, and it's created with spices such as turmeric, cinnamon, cloves, garam masala, cumin, and lots of other spices. It is served with lachchha parathas and naan and is one of the most loved non-veg dishes.
Gud ka halwa
The celebrations aren't complete without something sweet. Whenever we talk about any festival or good news, the first thing which comes to everyone's mind is 'Kuch meetha ho jaye. And what's better than Gud ka Halwa? It's a simple and nutritious dessert. After your Baishaki lunch or dinner, enjoy this sweet with your family and friends.