Dussehra is one of the most important Hindu festivals. This festival celebrates the victory of good over evil with traditions, rituals, and of course, good food.
Read the blog to know about the recipes you must try for Dussehra 2021.
The legend of Dussehra revolves around two different stories celebrating good over evil. One of Goddess Durga and the other of Lord Ram. Navratri worships the various forms of Durga Maa for nine days. The tenth day celebrates Dussehra, the day when Durga Maa defeated the buffalo devil Mahishashura. The other story celebrates the victory of Lord Ram over the devil king Ravan.
Dussehra festival is celebrated with great pomp not just in India but across the world. The festivities include poojas, get-togethers, colorful clothes, music, dance, and lots of delicious food. The menu is filled with delightful traditional vegetarian delicacies that are specially made for such special occasions.
If you’re celebrating Dussehra 2021 away from home and need a hand deciding what you should cook, we’re here to guide you.
Whether you’re cooking for your own family or hosting a get-together, making Jalebi Fafda is a must. Don’t be sceptical about making jalebis at home. Most of us have tried it at home sometime during the initial lockdowns, but this easy recipe will give you a step-by-step guide to make hot and crispy Jalebis at home.
All you need is maida flour, cornflour, sugar, curd, and lemon juice. Of course, you will need some oil to fry them. You can also add some turmeric or food color to add a bit of hue to these delicious treats. Serve it with some readymade fafda, or make it at home with besan flour and spices.
A traditional stuffed sweet, gujiya is easy to make and so delicious that it’s impossible to resist it. It is a deep-fried dumpling made with maida flour and stuffed with a mixture of sweetened khoa and dried fruits. It is then fried in oil or ghee. Gujiya may be a little difficult to make for some people, but we’ve got a step-by-step recipe here for your guidance. Make this easy sweet snack and serve it during tea time.
Do you want to try something different for your get-together? We’ve got you a unique vegetarian recipe with raw bananas that will enhance your Dussehra celebration. It is Raw Banana Kebabs! They are so yummy and mouth-watering that no one will be able to stop at one. This surprise dish will stand out during your festival celebration. Make it with organic masalas. Try the recipe now.
Sweets and appetizers aside, there’s a special place for Indian snacks in every desi’s stomach and heart. Why don’t you try making Namak Para, a quick snack at home and not get the readymade snacks from the market? We’ve got your back, and we have this easy Namak Para recipe made with organic maida flour, some wheat flour, oil, and some masalas like pepper powder and cumin powder.
This is one of the crowd’s favorite snack dishes. Kothimbir Vadi is a savory snack made with besan, coriander leaves, and other ingredients like coriander powder, garam masala, red chili powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, and more. It’s a popular tea-time fritter that can be deep-fried or pan-fried.
We hope this list prepares you for the celebration and makes your menu stand out. Make them with organic ingredients. You can get all the ingredients for the above-mentioned recipes at your nearest grocery store.
We wish you and your loved ones a Happy Dussehra!