The festival of Baisakhi is celebrated on April 13 or 14 of every year. This day marks the Sikh New Year. This day is said to be one of the most important festivals in the Sikh community and is celebrated with great zest and happiness in north India, as well as other countries. Apart from prayer and gatherings, people also indulge in some delicious Baisakhi food. Here’s taking look at some Baisakhi food items that you can make on this special day.
Chhole Bhature is one of the most popular north Indian dishes. This dish is famous across the world is can be eaten at any time of the day.
The mouth-watering spicy lamb dish called the Achari mutton or Achari Gosht is one of the most delicious dishes one can indulge in. This tender lamb meat is pickled with Indian spices and condiments including fenugreek seeds, red chilies, cumin seeds, fennel seeds and much more. The dish is served with naan or paratha, which is basically Punjabi flatbreads.
Chicken Tandoori is one of the most common Indian starters that is a part of the Punjabi cuisine. The dish is made by marinating the chicken with spices and curd and then cooked on a tandoor, a cylindrical oven.
Chicken Saagwaala is known to be the healthier version of the butter chicken, as it is cooked with spinach. This is will leave you wanting more.
Pindi Chana is a dry vegetarian dish that is also considered as a signature dishes of the Punjabi cuisine. This dish is prepared by cooking chickpeas in a paste with an assortment of several spices.
Any festival for the Punjabis is incomplete without the legendary food, Makki di roti, and Sarso ka saag. This is one of the most famous dishes in Punjab.
Coconut laddoos are specially prepared during the festival of Baisakhi. They are made from grated coconut, sugar, condensed milk and clarified butter.