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Punjabi Cuisine

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Aswin Malhotra

on 26 April 2010

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Punjabi Cuisine

Aswin Malhotra Year IIA
Geographical Location The Punjab region is between North India and Pakistan
The people are called Punjabis and the language is Punjabi.
The region gets influence from India and Pakistan geographically and religiously. Between Pakistan and India The Punjab Region Geographical Features Agriculture is the biggest sector of the economy due to extensive irrigation.
Natural Products: wheat, cotton, sugarcane, corn, lentils, and vegetables.

Referred to as the 'bread basket' of India.
The region only has freshwater fish due to its geographical location. It's a land of five rivers, including: Beas, Satluj, Chenab, Ravi, and Jhelum Extensive Irrigation Corn Cotton Dairy Products Sugar Cane Wheat Dairy Products are also a very important part of the agricultural sector Religions The Main Religions Include: •These three religions can’t eat pork (except for Hindus, they can’t consume pork during some occasions only). Therefore, pork and beef aren’t part of the Punjabi Cuisine. Sikhism Islam Hinduism Main Ingredients Desi Ghee Wheat Masala Lentils Beef Roti Paratha Naan Rajma Lentils Choley Chicken Tikka Cuisine in General It's hard to generalize the cuisine
Another significant, distinctive fact about the cuisine is the, 'Tandoor.' Appetizers Samosas

Pakoras Main Dish Dal Makhani


Punj Ratani Dal

Kofta Dessert Gulab Jaman


Kheer Drinks Aam ki Lassi

Buttermilk Eating Protocol People would usually eat with their hands, even with rice
They must take their plates to the kitchen.
The women would usually eat after the men. Lifestyle Known for its hard-working people, the land is known as the jewel in the crown of India.
People are very friendly in rural areas.
Opportunities are boundless in urban areas.
The cuisine have become very popular in other countries like Thailand, UK, Singapore, Malaysia, and many other countries. Festivals Diwali

Bhangra Dance During the Festival Diwali at the Golden Temple Other Interesting Facts The Punjab region alone produces 2%of wheat inthe world.
Highest GDP per-capita in India.
The average growth is 10%, which is the highest in the country
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