One may find everything they need in Punjab, from the stunning, lush green scenery to the rich tradition, culture, and mouthwatering Punjabi cuisine. When referring to Punjabi food, we can't, however, travel to Punjab on a regular basis to eat the mouthwatering delights. So, below is a list of seven of the most well-known street foods from Punjab that are easily available in Delhi.
Without indulging in delectable Amritsari kulcha, a trip to Amritsar is not complete. This recipe is a magnificent delight since it is crunchy on the exterior, mushy on the inside, and loaded with butter. They are best served with chole and pyaaz chutney.
Chole bhature and North Indians are practically inseparable. Most of us enjoy this combination every weekend, putting all 'healthy' notions aside. The combination of flavorful chole and fluffy bhature served with some pickle and onions is nothing short of the heaven on plate. There are many popular food joints in Delhi to have Chole Bhature, Sitaram Diwan Chand, Prem Di Hatti and Chache di Hatti to name a few.
One of the most popular appetisers, paneer tikka is marinated paneer cubes that are skewered and grilled over a tandoor after being practically bathed by a several spices. Served with green chutney and onions, there is nothing that can beat paneer tikka.
Lassi and Punjabis go hand in hand. Traditional Punjabi lassi is the best beverage you can consume in summer and also during winters with Makke di roti and sarso ka saag. Just a few simple ingredients are required for preparation. Again, there are several joints you can try lassi from, the best to find them is word of mouth.
Dal vada dipped in flavorful dahi mix and sprinkled with khatta-meetha chutney, crushed papdi, chaat masala, and pomegranate makes for a meal like no other. It's refreshing, it's tasty and it's Delhi favourite chaat and for all the right reasons.
Aloo Tikki are preferably served during winters because they are piping hot, but hey, there is no season for good food. This perennially well-liked Punjabi dish is served with a mixture of tangy coriander and tamarind chutney along with lots of curd. It is crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside.
Although chicken and mutton are more common in Punjab, this fish meal is equally delicious. If prepared Amritsari-style, it is also spicy and flavorful in addition to having a wonderful flavour.