A typical Indian restaurant in the United
States serves a host of Punjabi food. Many
non-Indian identify Punjabi food with the
Indian food. Punjabi food includes classic
favorite such as Tandoori chicken, Naan,
parathas, Aloo Tikki, Makke di Roti and Sarson
ka Saag and many more. Punjab a northwestern
state of India is also known as "the land
of milk and honey". Many of Punjabi men
are seen wearing big turbans.
A typical Punjabi meal with consist of
roti, daal, yogurt and curried vegetable.
Many Punjabi eat rice very infrequently
and only on special occasions. Punjabi meals
usually have lot of onion, tomatoes, cumin,
turmeric, mustard, garlic, ginger cooked
in pure cow ghee. Milk is a very important
part of Punjabi food in its many form such
as yogurt (dahi), lassi, paneer, makhan
(white butter) and ghee.
In rural India, Punjabi food is mostly
served on "Dhaba". Dhaba is a
usually self-service roadside food joint
that is frequented by truck drivers and