Delicious Foods in Indian Festival
India is a mixture of religions and cultures. Every religion celebrates and enjoys in its own way. You can see this in delicious Indian festival food. You can find more than 150 desserts for cuisine. India has 29 states each state has its own cuisine like each festival has special food. India is the largest spice market in the world. Indian food is different from the rest of the countries in the world. Each food has its own taste. Know different festivals and special foods they made on that day. Some are explained below. India is rich in spicy food and also it is nutritional as well as medicinal properties.
List Of Indian Festival Food
Ugadi – It is the new year day for Telugu people. We have different types of calendars and they start from different meantime. For Telugu people, the year will begin at this festival. A priest will read the calendar and tells people how they are life going to be by seeing zodiac signs.
On this day we make a special dish called Ugadi pachadi. Its a mixture of all six tastes. This dish is common to all people and they prepare a dish called paramannam. It is a naib and delicious Indian festival food in Ugadi. This dish was prepared by using raw rice so it also calls Annam payasam.
Paramannam – Ingredients:
- ½ cup of raw rice washed
- ½ cup of jaggery
- 1 cup of milk
- Cashew nuts
Procedure for Paramannam:
Toast cashew nuts with ghee till they turn to a golden brown and take aside. After washing of raw rice cock with milk for some time and then add jaggery to rice. Cook with jaggery and rice till the jaggery melts. Now add some Elachis or Elachi powder while cooking. Cook till the rice goes thick. Moreover, turn off the stove and take it to bowl. Garnish with cashew nuts and add ghee if you want to. Paramannam is the most common Indian festival food.
SankrantiSankranti is also known as Makara Sankranti. It comes in the season of harvesting in India. We celebrate this festival for three days. They are Bhogi, Sankranti, and kanuma. Feasts will be arranged for the guests. On this day they will play some games like they call Kodi pandalu, playing cards, and sheep fight, etc. In these three days, some will prefer non-vegetarian food and some are only vegetarian. Sweet Pongal or chakra pongali, vada, Dahi vada are more preferable dishes these days.
Chakra pongali is the main dish of this festival. Pongali is the easiest dish to make in all Indian festival food. This chakra pongali can make you comfort and warms the soul.
- 1cup of raw rice washed
- ½cup yellow moong dal
- ½cup jaggery
- Cashew nuts
Preparation For Pongal:
First, heat the pan and toast the nuts till they got golden brown color. In the same pan add moong dal and roast till they turned to light red color. Remove it. Ready the jaggery syrup till it melts and sticky to touch it. Now boil the water and add rice. Cook the rice soft and turns to tick. Now reduce the heat and add the jaggery syrup, cashew nuts one by one to the mixture. In Indian festival food, most of the people use jaggery instead of sugar because its a healthy and digestive. Just cook it for 5 min and turn off the flame. Serve it in a bowl and it tastes good in warm.
Christmas won’t end with this delicious cake.
- 2cups tart apples
- 3cups flour
- 2cups of sugar
- Vanilla extract
Preparation for Delicious Cake:
Combine apples, sugar and apple juice in a large bowl. Set it for 15-20 minutes. Mix eggs, oil and vanilla extract and add this to the mixture. Add the flour, apple spice, soda, and apple mixture well. In that mixture add some cherries and pecans. Bake it for 60-70 minutes and cool it for 15 minutes. Now you have the classic delicious Christmas cake. These are the delicious and tasty Indian festival food recipes.