Category Archives: Punjabi

Urmil Aunty’s Tandoori Roti

Servings: 12-14 rotis Ingredients: 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 cup water Some loose flour to roll the rotis Directions: Make dough: mix 2 cups of flour with 1 cup of water — you can mix it by hand or … Continue reading

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Punjabi pulao

Servings: 8-10 people Ingredients: 1 tbs. ghee (butter) Jeeru (cumin seeds) 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. haldi 1 cup rice frozen peas (let soak in a little water to defrost) Directions: Wash rice and let soak in water for about … Continue reading

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Urmil Aunty’s Punjabi Paalak Paneer

Paalak paneer is a traditional punjabi dish.  I started making it more often in the last 15 years or so — my kids really enjoy it.  It’s easy if you have the paneer ready ahead of time.  And it’s a … Continue reading

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Urmil Aunty’s Homemade Paneer

Lots of people buy paneer, but I still think that homemade paneer tastes the best.   Making paneer from scratch takes time, but it is not labor intensive.  It also involves lots of waiting, so you can get other things … Continue reading

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Urmil Aunty’s Aloo ki Roti (roti stuffed with potato)

Aloo ki roti has been in our family for a long time.  It is very easy to make and all of my children and grandchildren love it.  Aloo ki roti is great for lunch, and is best served with yogurt, … Continue reading

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Urmil Aunty’s Punjabi Lohbia

I learned this recipe by experimenting over the years — it’s similar to rajma.  When I was growing up in New Delhi, my mother used to make something similar. A lot of people ask me for this recipe when they … Continue reading

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