How many of these places have you guys been to?
Contrary to popular belief, Punjabi food is more than just butter chicken and tandoori rotis. Though it may sound blasphemous, there's actually a whole lot more to Punjabi cuisine. You've got Sarson ka Saag and Makke ki roti, Paneer Tikkas, Rajma Rice and many other dishes that we're all fans of.
One could also say that Punjabi cuisine has done a lot to tie different parts of India together. If you want to explore everything that Punjabi cuisine has to offer, check out these places!
When one thinks about authentic Punjabi food, this is one place that immediately comes to mind. Having been in the city for a really long time now, Billu Tandooria is one place that has a dedicated clientele that are always on the lookout for the delicious, masaledar food from here.
Where: Opposite Nabard, Sector H, LDA Colony, Ashiana Road
Though this is not a place for dining in, the takeaway is totally worth it. The paneer tikkas and tandoori chicken is great for starting your meal off on the right note, whereas the Tari Wala Chicken with some naans is just what you need to satisfy yourself at the end of a long day. Also, the prices here are really reasonable, so be sure to try out everything on the menu.
Where: Shakuntalam Plaza, Kanpur - Lucknow Rd, adjacent Phoenix United, Sector B, Bargawan, LDA Colony
The place is undoubtedly another one of our go-to spots when looking for authentic Punjabi food. The rich flavour of the chole bhature is often what one needs to just rejuvenate oneself and get us back on our feet. Apart from that, if you're here, go ahead and try the Tawa Chicken, as it is an absolutely delightful treat.
Where: Kapoorthla, Bara Chandganj, Sector A, Chandralok
When it comes to classic Punjabi fare, Punjabi Choolah knows what they're doing. Taking cues from the age old tradition of the Punjabis, these guys are constantly finding ways for you to love Punjabi food even more- and they're succeeding too! The next time you're here, go ahead and try the sarson ka saag, which tastes like fresh mustard straight from the fields.
Where: Bhootnath Market, Near Bhoothnath Mandir, Indira Nagar
Who hasn't heard of this Punjabi food chain? Often our go-to spot when we're in a dilemma about what to eat, Pind Balluchi is a saviour. Offering all the authentic Punjabi dishes that we love so much, these guys are winning our hearts. The warm ambience and amazing hospitality is enough to make you go gaga.
Where: Wave Mall, Gomti Nagar
Here is where fine dining meets the food of your dreams. The plush and rather exotic vibes here are enough to add volumes to your meals. In case you were looking for a place with a dependable taste and a heartwarming ambience, look no further than Punjab, Piccadilly. Each dish is as authentic as can be, so be sure to try bits of everything.
Where: Kanpur- Lucknow Rd, Sector B, Bara Birwa, Alambagh
Here, don't expect an amazing ambience and a jaw dropping setting- that's not what this place is about. What you can expect is amazing taste, especially in the Punjabi Thal, which is great if you want to try out everything on the menu. Truly, it is the taste that makes the place stand out in a league of its own.
Where: Vidhan Sabha Marg, Husain Ganj
For all of you who were looking for a great outing, any one of these restaurants should do the trick. Though Punjabi fare is one of the most common across the country, finding food that's good enough for you is a hard task. And these restaurants are doing us the favour of bringing Punjabi heritage on a platter and we're absolutely digging it.