Punjabi Vegetarian Meal
Butter Naan - Indian flatbread where the dough is rolled out into a flat oval shape and then brushed with melted butter and minced garlic before being baked in a tandoor oven or on a griddle. The result is a soft, fluffy, and slightly chewy bread.
Garlic Naan - Similar to Butter Naan except brushed with melted butter and minced garlic before being baked in a tandoor oven or on a griddle. Garlic naan is often served as an accompaniment to Indian curries and stews, but it can also be enjoyed on its own as a snack or appetizer.
Vegetarian Biryani - Vegetable Biryani is a flavorful and aromatic rice dish that consists of long-grain basmati rice cooked with a variety of vegetables and is typically seasoned with a blend of aromatic spices. It is served with a side of raita (a yogurt-based condiment).
Raita - Plain yogurt with grated cucumber, onion and mint. It is often served as a cooling side dish to offset the spiciness of Indian curries and rice dishes.
Kadai Paneer - The paneer marinated with a blend of spices and tomato-based gravy and sautéed with bell peppers and onions until golden brown in a wok or kadai. The dish is then finished with a flavorful and tangy tomato-based gravy.
Dal Makhani - Black lentils and kidney beans are simmered in a creamy tomato-based sauce that is flavored with aromatic spices. The dish is slow-cooked for several hours which helps to meld the flavors together and create a rich and creamy texture. It's often served with rice, naan bread, or roti.
Malai Kofta - Deep-fried vegetable dumplings served in a creamy tomato-based gravy that is flavored with aromatic spices. The sauce is typically enriched with heavy cream or cashew nut paste to give it a rich and luscious texture.