In India, almost every month, people celebrate some festival, no matter what their religion is. And, festivals in our country mean several get-togethers and, of course, trying and experimenting with new recipes!
Food is an integral part of any festival. If you are running out of ideas about which dishes to prepare for your next get-together, we have you covered!
Put on your apron and try these easy recipes for your festive get-togethers. The best host of the year title is coming your way!
1. Chicken Spring Roll
Fully cooked spring rolls filled with chicken and vegetables can make your guests relish them. They can also be tried with chili sauce which can give a great flavour amongst the other party dishes.
Children specially love having starters at the party, and chicken spring rolls can work really well with them.
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2. Corn cheese balls
Both kids and adults alike love corn and cheese! Needless to say, they are a match made in heaven, er, the kitchen! The crispy balls with tender filling vanish in your mouth, making it a perfect festive recipe for any party or get-together!
You need some basic ingredients like corn kernels, potatoes, some herbs and loads of cheese! The cheesier, the better is the secret of this recipe!
Give this recipe a try!
3. Kadhai paneer with jeera rice
Coming to the main course, paneer is the go-to ingredient for any festive dinner or lunch! It is a versatile ingredient and can be prepared in multiple ways. However, if you want to go for a curry, kadhai paneer is an easy recipe for a festive get-together!
All you need for this recipe are kadhai masala, tomatoes, bell peppers, Kasuri methi and paneer! The rich, mildly spicy, tangy gravy will make you hungry instantly. You can accompany it with simple jeera rice to balance out the flavour!
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4. Chicken Biryani
The non-vegetarians in the house will be delighted if you prepare a pot of chicken biryani for them!
It may seem a complicated dish to make, but it is easy, just like a one-pot, if you know the steps well! All you have to do is boil the rice and prepare the chicken gravy first. Now assemble them in layers with ground biryani masala, sprinkles of rose and kewra water, edible attar and a pinch of saffron for that beautiful aroma and colour!
Also, do not forget to put the boiled eggs and potatoes before keeping them for ‘dum’.
You can follow this easy recipe!
5. Gajar ka Halwa
No festive meal in India is fulfilled without a soulful dessert! This is when you can give your diet a toss and enjoy a bowl of sweet dish like Gajar ka halwa, our all-time favourite! The best thing is that you prepare it quickly with just a few ingredients.
Check out the recipe here!
Comment below some unique and easy recipes for festive get-togethers that you absolutely swear by!
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