Flavors of Lassi
This refreshing drink traces its roots to the state of Punjab in north India. Today, Punjab is known not just for its drinks, but also for food. A culinary tour will take you through dhabas (roadside food stalls), that dot the country-side. Here, seated upon a traditional woven bed, you will be served kulchas, (bread filled with vegetables, herbs and spices), slathered with butter.
A Traditional Punjabi Meal
Lamb Tikka Kebabs being Grilled on a Hot SkilletIf you’re hankering after an up-market experience, there are several fancy restaurants in Punjab’s major city, Amritsar.
Golden Temple – Amritsar, PunjabAn informative guide can also lead you to eateries which cook-up local dishes, only less spicy, so as to suit the foreign palate. End the meal with a visit to a sweet shop for some Gajar ka Halwa (carrot pudding) that melts in the mouth.