The moment someone mentions Punjabi food, images of tandoori dishes and the rich butter dripping naan, paneer butter masala combo are what pop up inside our minds! But Punjabi cuisine is much more bountiful and diverse. It is indeed a gastronomist’s delight! The Punjabi cuisine is a melange of Indian, Persian, Afghan and Mughlai culinary styles. Punjab is described by various names to show the richness of its cuisine- the ‘Granary of India’; India’s bread basket’; ‘The land of milk and honey’ etc. If you are looking for Punjabi food nearby Prahlad Nagar, Ahmedabad, Food On Way is the right choice. Bringing in the subtle buttery flavours from the land of five rivers, we offer the most authentic Vegetarian Punjabi fare at your doorstep. One of the salient features of Punjabi food is the diverse range of dishes that can suit any palate. The food could range from spicy to sour, and sweet to tangy and Food On Way provides that authentic experience to our patron’s craving for Punjabi food.
The daily menus of a Punjabi household offer a mouth-watering array of dishes made distinct by simple cooking techniques, copious amounts of milk and milk products, generous amounts of desi ghee or butter or sunflower oil and special spices. Spices crushed with the traditional mortar and pestle, the tadka or the tempering, usage of brass and copper utensils, the traditional tandoor etc are what lend the Punjabi cuisine its exquisite culinary craftsmanship. In Food On Way, one can find a wide range of choices to choose from, within our Punjabi Menu. The secret to great Punjabi food lies in the main masala which consists of onion, garlic, ginger and a lot of tomatoes fried in pure ghee. The ingredients that make these dishes distinct are black carrot (kanji), mango powder (Amchur powder) and dried fenugreek leaves (Kasoori methi). We use only the best ingredients and freshly ground spices to add to the rich flavour of the dishes we serve.
Just like the colourful and vibrant life of the Punjabis, the Vegetarian Punjabi thali too has a robust range of rich buttery and milk-based colourful dishes. The quintessential Punjabi thali makes a complete meal in itself. The popular Punjabi thali consists of Amritsari Kulcha or tandoori Naan, Pindhi Chhole, Dal Makhani, Jeera Rice, Paneer Makhani and a big glass of Lassi. The flavourful basmati rice is always sauteed with jeera and large dollops of butter to add to the richness of the thali.No Punjabi meal is complete without tall glasses of lassi, made of yoghurt tempered with sugar or salt served in earthen tumblers. It is often the welcome drink that is offered to guests in all Punjabi households. We love to indulge our patrons with a wide range of options to choose from. Our Punjabi menu ranges from Punjabi food pack- medium, large and executive thali. All the thalis have a rice variety- either Veg biriyani or Jeera rice with dal fry, a paneer dish, choice of 4 big wheat Rotis/ 3 whole wheat paratha/ 3 Tandoori roti, Raita, achar, salad, mukhwas. The executive thali is pure indulgence with the sweet of the day, chaas and papad. Food On Way is also known for its rich creamy buttermilk that is high in nutritional value and packed with flavour.
Hot, crispy, puffed-up bhatura with a tangy & spicy chickpea curry with salad and pickle on the side, what else can one ask for? It's not just the Punjabis who enjoy eating this mouth-watering dish, but the entire of India. The puffed-up bhatura is always a fascination for kids and adults alike! The protein-rich and spicy Punjabi chole (Chickpeas curry) coupled with these piping hot bhaturas are a match made in heaven with a perfect blend of flavours and textures. If you love spicy Punjabi food, then the chole bhature from Food On Way is definitely for you! Cooked with chickpeas, all-purpose flour, wheat flour, yoghurt, and a melange of spices, this dish is one of our top-selling items. Mashed potatoes are used in our crisp yet super soft bhaturas so that they do not become rubbery or chewy when eaten cold*. This makes it a favourite among our patrons and rates as one of the high-selling dishes.
How can a Punjabi menu be complete and wholesome without the world-famous Paneer?! Several delectable and exotic items are made out of this dairy product. Paneer makhana and Paneer tikka masala are among the best sellers in Food On Way and are a must-try for people who want to experience authentic Punjabi cuisine nearby Vastrapur, Ahmedabad. The Paneer tikka masala in Food On Way is a dish packed with flavour. The soft and tender, melt-in-the-mouth cubes of paneer are marinated with yoghurt and spices, grilled and tossed in a creamy tomato-based curry, ready to be lapped up with butter naan or tandoori roti. The paneer tikka masala is an all-time favourite of our patrons.
Thanks to the Punjabi tradition of setting up a community tandoor where womenfolk met to cook their bread and meat. With the entry of Tandoor came the possibility of having an extensive slew of barbequed dishes including the all-time favourite bread like tandoori roti and naan that has taken Punjabi cuisine around the globe! The popular Punjabi ‘aalu ka paratha’ is one of the best sellers among our wide range of paratha meals. Paratha is usually the primary morning meal in the state of Punjab. Every home in north India has its method of preparing the paratha using various stuffing and spices. Aloo paratha has a generous filling of potato (aloo) and spices. Gobi (Cauliflower) may be coupled with masala and used as a filling instead of potatoes to make Gobi parathas. These hot golden brown parathas glistening with ghee, accompanied by pickle, salad, green chutney, Dahi Or Pudina Raita are a great treat to the taste buds. All paratha meals of Food On Way are highly favoured by our patrons due to their delicious taste, flavour and value for money.
Other must-try items at Food On Way, that our chef recommends for gourmet food lovers are Dum aloo Dal makhani…..*