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DRESSES OF PUNJAB
Costumes of Punjab are
indicative of the bright and
vibrant culture and lifestyle of
The costumes are a mix of
colour, comfort and beauty.
It may be noted here that the
state of Punjab is well known for
the use of phulkari in its
Other commonly worn clothes
by people in Punjab are pagri,
dhoti, lacha, kurta, khusa,
gharara, paranda, choli and
Punjabi cuisines tend to be the dominant throughout the country or you can say that
Punjabi cuisines are the mainstream food in Pakistan. Punjabi cuisines are consumed in
most of the ceremonies e.g. at weddings, birthday parties, family reunions, etc. It’s
common to find a biryani or a qorma present in the menu as a main course dish in
almost every food selling point in Pakistan. No matter where these dishes originated
from, within the boundaries of Pakistan, they are essentially considered to be Punjabi.
Sarson ka Saag
Punjabi cuisines indeed do have a great deal to offer those who are serious about
Ranging from light to heavy food, there is a great deal for one to choose from.
However, there is a great deal of heavy foods compared to the quantity of lighter foods
in Punjabi cuisines, but all are very delicious.
Drinks & Beverages
Punjabi cuisine also has its share of beverages.
However, there is one particular beverage
known to Punjabi cuisine, and that is known as
This drink is primarily made of curd and milk.
Other beverages that are common in Punjab
These may be of different kinds, and are
usually made from fruits.
Sometimes, fruits are mixed together to
produce a particular flavor.
Lasi,Fruit Milk shake,Rabri and Rabri Milk
WEDDING TRADITIONS OF PUNJAB
Punjabi culture is rich with rituals!!!
The pre-wedding rituals include mangni, dohlki, mehndi and ubtan.
The wedding process includes sarbala, sehrabandi,
nikah and juta chupai.
The Dhol (Balle Balle and Bhangra) is an obvious part of Punjabi
Classical music forms are an important part of
the cultural wealth of the Punjab.
The Muslim musicians have contributed a large
number of ragas to the repository of classical
The most common instruments used are the
Tabla, Sitar, Bansuri and Harmonium.
Dhol is the major musical instrument of Punjab
LITERATURE OF PUNJAB
Punjabi Poetry is renowned for its extremely deep meaning, beautiful, exciting and
hopeful use of words.
The large number of Punjabi poetry works are being translated throughout the world
into many languages.
Some of our poets are:
Waris Shah’s contribution to Punjabi literature is best-known for his seminal work in
Heer Ranjha, Shakespeare of Punjabi language. Bulleh Shah was a Punjabi Sufi poet, a
humanist and philosopher.
The verse from Bulleh Shah primarily employed is called the Kafi, a style of Punjabi
• Punjabi’s are fond of kabaddi, and wrestling,
which is also popular in other parts of Pakistan
and it’s also played on national level.
• Other games being played in Punjab region
include Gilli-Danda, Khoo-Khoo, Yassu-Panju,
Pitho-Garam, Ludo, Chuppan-Chupai, BarafPanni, Kanchy and some major sports include
cricket, boxing, horse-racing, hockey and
• National Horse and Cattle Show at Lahore is
the biggest festival where sports, exhibitions,
and livestock competitions are held.
Punjabi people including some religious
festivals such as Eid-Milad-Un-Nabi,
Urcs (devotional fairs),which are held at
the shirnes of sufi saints, Melas and
The Provincial capital Lahore is widely
popular for its entertaining events and
Lahori’s are famous all over the country
for their celebrations particularly for
Basant festival (kite flying) in the spring
Arts & crafts
The main crafts created in the
highlands and other rural areas of
Punjab are basketry, pottery, which
are famous for their modern and
traditional designs all over the
world and are included in the best
formations of Punjabis.
Bone work, textile, cloth woven on
handlooms with stunning prints is
embroidered in the rural-areas and
the weavers produce colourful
cloths like cotton,sillk etc.
Embroidery, weaving, carpets, stone
craft, jewellery, metal work along
with truck art and other wood
works. The craft of Punjab is its
fundamental soul and its craft
create its entity. poetry.