a bowl of carrot halwa

carrot halwa

Carrot halwa is one of the most popular north Indian desserts, Gajar ka halwa is a rich dessert made from grated carrots, milk, sugar and nuts.

a bowl of masala chickpeas

masala chickpeas

Dishes of spiced chickpeas can be found across all of India. This is the Punjabi chole, or channa masala, as it is more commonly known..

a serving bowl of dal makhani

dal makhani

This dish epitomises the taste and style of the Punjab. A smooth texture, delicate flavour layers and a hint of chilli makes this dish of lentils and red kidney beans a global favourite.

a block of paneer, partly cut, on chopping board


Paneer is a fresh white cheese with a crumbly texture. It is made by curdling milk with a vegetable-derived acid,

A serving bowl of paneer and peas

paneer and peas

Paneer and peas, or matar paneer is a popular dish from the Punjab. It highlights the paneer, has a spicy tomato sauce and bursts of flavour from the just-cooked peas.

a bowl of palak paneer

palak paneer

This palak paneer is the classic Punjabi dish of spinach studded with cubes of fried paneer cheese.

corn meal roti

cornmeal roti

The famous Punjabi cornmeal roti, or makki ki roti. These flatbreads roti are made from an unleavened dough made from maize flour and cooked on a griddle.

a bowl of spinach saag


This is a common Punjabi dish, typically served in winter. This palak ka saag is a lightly spiced puree of spinach.

paneer tikka, marinated in green chutney, on a serving plate

green paneer tikka

Green paneer tikka, or paneer pudina tikka is a great starter or finger food for cocktails. The marinade is fresh, aromatic and has quite a chilli hit.

a serving dish of vegetable kofta curry

vegetable kofta curry

Vegetable kofta balls, in a mild, creamy rich sauce. Malai sabzi kofta is a dish to impress your vegetarian diners.