Lohri 2024: 7 Punjabi dinner ideas

Here are seven Punjabi dinner ideas for Lohri that you can consider.

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Sarson da Saag and Makki di Roti

A classic Punjabi dish, Sarson da Saag (mustard greens) is often served with Makki di Roti (cornmeal flatbread). It's a winter delicacy and a perfect choice for Lohri.

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Dal Makhani

Creamy and rich, Dal Makhani is a slow-cooked dish made with black lentils, kidney beans, and spices. It's a flavorful accompaniment to roti or rice.

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Butter Chicken

A popular Punjabi dish, Butter Chicken features tender chicken cooked in a rich and creamy tomato-based sauce. Serve it with naan or rice.

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Aloo Gobi

Aloo Gobi is a simple yet delicious dish made with potatoes and cauliflower, seasoned with aromatic spices. It's a great side dish for Lohri dinner.

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Punjabi Chole

Chickpeas cooked in a flavorful blend of spices make Punjabi Chole a hearty and satisfying dish. It pairs well with bhature, poori, or rice.

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Paneer Tikka

Marinated and grilled paneer (Indian cottage cheese) skewers make for a delightful appetizer or snack during Lohri celebrations.

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Gajar ka halwa

A festive dessert made with grated carrots, milk, sugar, and ghee, Gajar ka Halwa is a sweet treat often enjoyed during Lohri.

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