You must try these traditional Baisakhi recipes to make your festivities complete!

We have compiled a list of popular Punjabi recipes that can be prepared to celebrate Baisakhi in a delicious way.

Baisakhi, also known as Vaisakhi, is a Sikh and Hindu festival that marks the start of the new solar year and the harvest season in India. It is a festival where people dress up in bright colours and prepare and eat sweet and savoury treats. Baisakhi meals are truly delectable, from Kada prasad to Kheer, there are so many dishes that are made. And, that’s why, we’ve curated a list of some of those Baisakhi recipes for you to make and enjoy!

1. Kada Prasad

Kada Prasad is a halwa made with whole wheat flour that is smooth, grainy, and has the goodness of Atta. This incredibly tasty halwa is one of the delicacies provided as prasad in gurudwaras and you should definitely make it at home.

2. Sarson da Saag

Punjabi Sarson da Saag is a popular winter dish of North India and tastes heavenly when eaten with Makki Ki Roti. It’s not difficult to make, but it does take time. But then, you won’t mind the work as to how vibrantly creamy and delectable it turns out to be! Though it might be a little difficult to find sarson in this season.

3. Makki di Roti

If you are already making Sarson da saag, you’ll have to make makke di roti and so here’s this quick recipe of the same. Slather it with ghee and eat it with garma garam saag!

4. Lassi

Lassi is a delicious, cooling, probiotic drink that is ideal for the hot summer months and is a must-try for Baisakhi. Celebrate the festival of harvest with chilled glasses of lassi and say cheers!

5. Phirni

Phirni, also known as firni, is a traditional Indian sweet pudding made of basmati rice, milk, nuts, sugar, cardamom powder, saffron, or rose water, and flavoured with cardamom powder, saffron, or rose water. It is a must-have for festive occasions, so do make it!

6. Dal Makhani

This restaurant-style Dal Makhani recipe features delicate smoky aromas and creamy lentils. Satiate your Punjabi tastebuds with this dish and complete your Baisakhi with this staple Punjabi recipe.

7. Chole

This delectable chickpea dish is another traditional Punjabi dish that’s a must-try. Made by combining chickpea paste with a variety of spices, including black pepper, cardamom, cloves, bay leaves, cinnamon, onions, and much more, Chole is one of those dishes that can never go wrong. Cook this and enjoy a happy meal.

8. Gulgule

This Baisakhi, make these melt-in-mouth gulgule, a deep-fried sweet made with wheat flour, jaggery, and fennel seeds. It’s nothing but just soooo good. Follow this quick recipe and finish your meal with this dessert.

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