Republic Day feast: Hearty and flavourful recipes to Celebrate India's Diamond Jubilee
Create a culinary experience that honours the spirit and diversity of India
Republic Day is a momentous occasion to celebrate the spirit of India, its vibrant culture and its rich culinary tapestry. What better way to do so than by whipping up a delectable feast that features the diverse flavours and colours of our nation?
This fragrant dish, coloured with the hues of the Indian flag, is a symbol of prosperity and celebration. The subtle aroma of saffron pairs beautifully with the earthy tones of basmati rice, creating a comforting and elegant base for your meal.
No Indian feast is complete without a vibrant green curry, and Hyderabadi cuisine offers a plethora of options. From the fiery and aromatic Andhra Lamb Curry to the creamy and fragrant Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani, these dishes are sure to cater to your taste buds and transport you to the bustling streets of Hyderabad.
For our vegetarian friends, there's a bounty of incredible dishes to choose from. The melt-in-your-mouth Paneer Makhani, with Godrej jersey soft paneer, rich tomato gravy and dollops of cream, is a crowd-pleaser. For a lighter option, whip up a batch of Aloo Gobi, a vibrant stir-fry of potatoes and cauliflower seasoned with fragrant spices.
No meal is complete without a sweet ending, and India's dessert scene is as diverse as its landscape. Indulge in the creamy goodness of Rasgulla with Godrej Jersey rich full cream milk, the spongy delight of Gulab Jamun or the crumbly perfection of Besan Barfi. Each bite is an explosion of flavour and a fitting tribute to the culinary heritage of our nation.
Blueberry basil drink
And to tie it all together, serve a refreshing glass of Blueberry basil seed drink. This vibrant drink, which can even be infused with the goodness of Godrej Jersey yoghurt and the tangy sweetness of blueberries, is the perfect way to cleanse your palate and end your Republic Day feast on a high note.
Do you know of any other dishes that celebrate the diversity and flavours that make India truly special? Let us know in the comments.