Aloo Kulcha, Macchi and More: 5 Amritsari Street Food Recipes You Must Try

Amritsar, the holy city of Punjab, is a place that offers a myriad of delicacies for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. The famous Golden Temple is also home to the most delicious street food ever. They say, you can take a foodie out of Amritsar but you can’t take Amritsar out of a foodie and we think there is no lie in all these above statements. Filled with many street stalls, restaurants and more, this city is a real foodie’s paradise. From aloo kulcha to Amritsari-style tawa machli and more, this city has plenty to choose from. If you are a real street food lover like us, we have a surprise for you. We have selected 5 Amritsari street food recipes that you can try to make at home with the same flavors and aromas. We hear you, already slurping! Let’s start with the list.

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Here are 5 Amritsari street food recipes you must try:

Our recommendations :

1. Aloo Kulcha

Of course, first on the list had to be the delicious aloo kulcha! After all, who can resist this spicy stuffing of mashed potatoes and dipping them in the spicy chole sauce? If you ask us, then it’s irresistible. Pyaaz ki chutney, next is a match made in heaven. For the full recipe, click here. Click here for the chole recipe.

2. Amritsari Macchi:

Amritsari cuisine is incomplete with Amritsari macchi and why not?! The deep bold flavors and richness of this recipe are one of a kind. Here, we bring you step-by-step instructions for making this electrifying fish fry at home. Find the recipe here.

3. Nutri Kulcha

So far, we’re sure you must have tried hundreds of bread recipes, but this one is exclusive. For the uninitiated, Nutri kulcha is a recipe where kulchas are dipped in desi ghee and served with Nutri sauce which adds extra flavor to this dish. Click here for the full recipe.


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4. Tandoori Chicken Amritsari

Chicken lovers, raise your hands! In this recipe, the chicken is cooked in an ice-cold tandoor or oven rich in rustic flavor and smoke, which enhances the whole meal. In addition, the chicken is marinated twice when preparing this chicken recipe – first with ginger paste, lemon juice and salt for 20 minutes, then mixed with suspended curd, turmeric, mustard oil, coriander powder and fresh coriander leaves. Click here for the recipe.

5. Amritsari Fish Tikka

Last is this stellar recipe from Amritsari cuisine. It’s fish tikka. In this recipe, boneless pieces of fish are marinated with a multitude of dry ingredients and ginger-garlic paste. It is then fried until golden brown. Pair it with some green chutney and you’re in for a delicious treat. Find the recipe here.


If you are a true Punjabi foodie, here we bring you more recipes to try at home, click here.

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Now that you know what to do, head straight to the kitchen and try these recipes. Don’t forget to tell us your favorite in the comments section below. For more recipe articles like this, stay tuned!!