15th of August or Independence Day is of great sentimental and historic value for the citizens of India. Nation of colors and festivals, India marks its Independence on 15th of August which is recorded as a gazetted holiday.
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But honestly, Indians hardly express their gratitude to our mighty nation. So, stop complimenting foreign cuisines and eat the below listed dishes for experiencing the true Indian taste . In order to make believe that Indian food is the best, here are some native Indian dishes which you must try once:
A delicious aromatic rice dish famous in Valley of Kashmir, Modur Pulav is sweet, and has saffron as its primary colour, the top colour in our tiranga. It has spices, mix of dry fruits, loads of ghee, and fruits like apples, pomegranate and pineapples. It can also be relished with paneer masala gravy and tangy Indian pickles
Tamil Nadu and Kerala
Considered as one of the best tea-time snacks, Murukku is made from rice flour and urad dal flour. It is an integral part of the South Indian cuisine and is tasty and relatively easy to prepare. One can easily make these in a large batch and enjoy leisurely whenever there is a craving for a quick snack.
Modak is an Indian sweet dish popular in Maharashtra mainly. Filled with coconut and jaggery, it is served as a Prasad in front of Lord Ganesha during Ganesh Chaturthi. It can be fried or steamed but it is mostly preferred steamed hot in ghee by Indians.
Coconuts have significance for the Hindus and are nutritious indeed. Made from tender coconut rolled into balls, Narikol is one of the most famous dishes in Assam and is especially seen a lot around Bihu. This can also be preserved for more than a week if kept in a dry air-tight container.
Sarso Da Saag
One of the most popular Punjabi vegetarian delicacies is makke ki roti with sarson da saag. This famous combination is flat-bread and mustard leaves gravy, prepared with different spices. Wash it down with a cool and refreshing glass of lassi.
Mysore Pak is a South Indian dessert prepared with generous amounts of sugar, ghee, fragrant cardamom, and gram flour. It was first whipped up in the royal kitchen of the Mysore Palace and till date, it is considered the king of sweets down south.
The battle between West Bengal and Odisha claiming rosogolla as their own might have ended in the former's favour, but none of that bitterness has trickled into the treat itself - the spongy, sweet, and delicious mithai that is a must in every East Indian celebration.
Rajasthani cuisine is marked by its savory dishes and succulent desserts. Among the latter, ghevar is probably the most drool worthy. This disc-shaped cake is made with mawa, ghee, and malai ghewar.
So, what are you waiting for? Get to your nearest grocery store for buying the required material for acing your Independence Day buffet. Stay tuned for more lifestyle related updates.