Category Archives: Indian food

Cookery hack: How to flatten Makki di Roti using the traditional method

Makki di roti corn flatbread gluten free

Cookery hack: How to flatten Makki di Roti using the traditional method Makki di Roti are the lesser known, yet equally delicious chapatti. They are made from cornmeal and are traditionally served with Saag (spiced mustard leaves). Naturally gluten-free, they are a quintessential Punjabi dish – that is to say – hearty, plant-based farmers food. […]

A step-by-step guide: How to make roti (chapattis) from scratch

How to make chapattis

Punjab is known as ‘The bread basket of India’ due to the vast amount of crops grown in this rural area, which provides 80% of India’s produce. As the master region of breads, roti (also known as chapatti) is the daily bread that accompanies each meal. It is so essential to our diet that the […]

Punjabi Sunday Brunch: Indian-style scrambled eggs

Punjabi Sunday Brunch of Indian scrambled eggs & paratha

This morning we’re having a Punjabi Sunday Brunch! That’s Indian style scrambled eggs and crispy paratha.This is something that my mum would make for us as kids on a Sunday morning that is quick and easy to make, yet filling and satisfying and really delicious.     The eggs are simply beaten in a bowl […]

What is Punjabi food?

What is Punjabi food? You’ve probably heard of the word ‘Punjabi’ many times, but maybe never really been sure what that means in relation to Indian food and how it differs from other regions in India. So, I thought I’d help break down this confusion… Where is Punjab within India? Punjab is in the north […]

Indian dairy-free swaps

Indian Dairy free swaps milk / mylk alternatives

Indian dairy-free swaps: dairy-free alternatives for commonly used dairy ingredients in Indian cookery There are two types of reactions your body can have to food groups: allergies and intolerance’s.  They are both very different reactions all together. An allergy is an immune response, and an intolerance is when a person’s body doesn’t produce the enzyme […]

Why Indian food IS a vegan’s best friend!

Pure Punjabi Online Indian vegan cookery course

Over the last few years veganism has been growing and growing in popularity, with major celebrities such as Beyoncé preaching the benefits, it’s been hard not to notice the increasingly popularity Working in the food industry, we, here at Pure Punjabi, have noticed a major shift in consumer habits. At any market or food festival […]