Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » Lifestyle
2-min read

7 Lip-smacking Food Items You Can’t Afford To Miss During Your Stay In Amritsar

A true Punjabi food lover can never get enough of Amritsar and if you still haven’t explored the food specialties of this place, allow us to take you on a food ride via Amritsar.

Bhumika Sharma |

Updated:December 7, 2016, 3:49 PM IST
facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp

Amritsar can be clearly referred to the ‘food hub’ in North India. The authenticity and the history attached to its food and delicacies are indescribable. A true Punjabi food lover can never get enough of this place and if you still haven’t explored the food specialties of this place, allow us to take you on a food ride via Amritsar.

We present to you the list of 7 unmissable Amritsari food items:

Sattpura

The name itself suggests seven layers of flour based thin coats. Its crisp flavor is its unique selling point. Stuffed with potatoes, it is served with traditional ‘Punjabi Chole’.

wpid-psx_20150725_153049

Amritsari Kulcha

This is the “Aan, baan and shaan” of Amritsar. Is this amazing picture of tandoori kulcha enough to make you crave for it? This tandoori kulcha is served with chole and a rare combination of chopped onion in thin textured sour chutney. Its authentic taste is only available in Amritsar, though many cities claim to serve it.

wpid-psx_20150725_152848

Bhijja Kulcha and Matthi Chole

They both are an ancient delicacy of Amritsar. Bhijja kulcha and Matthi chole are served with raw mango pickle and sprinkled onion. And the best part about them is the ‘Imli chutney’ which works as a topping on the cake.

wpid-psx_20150725_152709

Malai Lassi

It’s a popular yoghurt-based drink, which you might have tried numerous times in your life. But, your life is incomplete if you haven’t tried the’ Malai lassi’ of Amritsar. The reason behind its extra ordinarily taste is the very texture of it. The special curd they use, the sweetener according to the temperature of weather and the X factor ‘Malai’, on the top; makes Amritsari lassi stand out of the crowd.

shutterstock_286010762

Palak Nutri

Spinach and Nutri nuggets are common household cooking materials. But, this rare combination of spinach and nutria has an unforgettable taste. It’s not an age-old dish, but a debutant to Amritsar’s food trail. But, believe us this combination is to die for. Try this gravy with kulcha or bhatura and you will forget the universe, for a while.

wpid-psx_20150725_153134

wpid-psx_20150725_152127

Badam Firni

This combination of sweet glittery almond flavored pudding, being served in a traditional terracotta plate is aromatic. This is a dessert of its own kind; you will never get enough of it. What makes it special is its amazing texture, which is created out of almond, condensed milk and rice.

wpid-psx_20150725_152422

Flavored Paan

Metro cities like Delhi and Mumbai is tagged as an ultimate ‘paan destination’. But, believe us, even traditionally old Banarasi paan ought to get fade out in front of Amritsari flavored paans. The experiments and the variety of paan, which Amritsar has is tremendous. ‘Aam-papad paan’, ‘Rasmalai paan’, ‘Imli paan’, ‘Choco ball paan’ and numerous more. The list is never-ending. So, break your myth of believing Delhi and other cities as an ultimate flavored paan hub and explore the new one.

Four-flavored paan Four-flavored paan

Aam papad paan Aam papad paan

(Image Courtesy: Bhumika Sharma and Shutterstock)

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results