Indian Dishes on Republic Day Feast

Republic Day Feast: A Culinary Tribute with Nostalgic Indian Dishes

Indian Republic Day is observed on January 26 to mark the official adoption of the Indian Constitution in 1950, which superseded the Government of India Act (1935). It marks the start of the nation’s transformation into a democratic country. India celebrates the day with parades, cultural shows, festivities celebrating the country’s diversity, and some nostalgic dishes. This blog shows how Indians celebrate Republic Day in India and worldwide.

India is a vast land of diverse cultures and religions, each preserving nostalgic dishes and childhood traditions that add a unique flavor to our daily lives. Each of us has our own beliefs and rituals intertwined with the joy of savoring nostalgic dishes from our childhood, whether individually or within our communities. However, there are special occasions when we unite in peace and gratitude towards our nation and each other, setting aside our daily routines and indulging in the warmth of childhood traditions by enjoying good food.

Yes, one such unifying celebration is Indian Republic Day, where the aroma of nostalgic dishes wafts through the air, reminding us of the flavors that colored our childhood traditions. Regardless of one’s ethnicity, this day is marked with profound joy and solidarity in every corner of the world where Indians reside. Schools, colleges, and offices are all aglow with a shared spirit, lit up by togetherness, happiness, and brotherhood, as we collectively cherish our nostalgic dishes and childhood traditions.

Republic Day in India

Republic Day, being a national holiday begins a day earlier. Schools are decorated with tricolored flower garlands and flags hand-made by students. The campus is grooving in the spirit of joy and brotherhood. Students and staff don traditional Indian attire to attend the flag hoisting, eagerly awaiting the treats that follow. Cultural shows and historical plays, enthusiastically performed by students, grace the schools and colleges.

Professionals, too, proudly don their best traditional attire in the colors of the flag, joining in the flag-hoisting ceremony and reveling in the celebration as one cohesive unit.

Indian Republic Day in the US

Just like in India, Indian Republic Day is well celebrated in the USA. Indians of all age groups are excited and gathered for the flag-hoisting ceremony and to hear the President’s speech. These get-togethers, reminiscent of childhood traditions, are looked forward to because of the feelings of nostalgia that it brings. People host these gatherings with their families and friends to celebrate their time in the great land of diversity. These celebrations, infused with the essence of nostalgic dishes, are incomplete without Bollywood music and some delicious Indian food.

Celebrating Republic Day with Authentic Indian Food

For someone who is hosting an Indian Republic Day get-together, there are some must-serve dishes they should not miss. And we are here to tell you which ones, rooted in nostalgic dishes and childhood traditions, will make your get-together a hit!


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If you are fond of serving crunchy and crispy snack items, Fafda is the perfect dish. You require ingredients such as Chana Besan, Black Pepper, Ajwain, Turmeric Powder, Sunflower Oil, etc. to prepare this dish. Make a dough, spread out some fafdas, and fry this nutritious dish! Make this special snack from Gujarat and serve it to your loved ones.

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Just the right sweet and crunchy dish to go with the crispy Fafdas. Ingredients like Maida (all purpose Flour), Chana Besan, Turmeric Powder, and others are required to make this authentic sweet Indian delicacy. One bite, and you will be transported back to your favorite street Jalebi stall in India. Serve this mouth-watering sweet dish with Fafda and make your Republic Day celebration memorable for the whole gathering.

Tricolor Spinach Tomato Rice

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The best way to relive your time in India is to enjoy tricolored dishes. Give gathering a patriotic touch with the authentic Indian flavor of tricolored rice. This easy rice dish will take a few minutes to prepare, but the impression will last forever. Take cooked Jeera rice and divide it into three portions. Cook one portion in spinach masala, the second with tomatoes, and you can leave the third one as it is. Assemble these three portions to look like the Indian tricolored flag and relish it with your favorite curries and raitas. 

Don’t forget to use our organic Jeera, Garam Masala Powder, Ginger-Garlic Paste, Turmeric, Coriander Powder, and Red Chili Powder in these preparations. Spinach in this recipe makes it totally rich in fiber and vitamins.

The Tricolored Feast

Serve a tricolored three-course meal with this fantastic menu. 

Serve your guest a tasty appetizer – Hara Bhara Kabab- with our organic products.

Go ahead then to serve them the most amazing saffron-colored Paneer Tikka Masala easily made with our Tikka Masala. Serve it with some white Jeera rice.

Turn these food ideas into reality with Dwaraka Organic’s organic products like Sunflower Oil, Garam Masala Powder, Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Garam Masala Powder, Ginger-Garlic Paste, Cumin Whole, Black Cardamom, Cinnamon Sticks, Clove and more. Relive the essence of your motherland with these desi dishes.

For all the organic and authentic spices and other culinary supplies, visit your nearest grocery store and shop from Dwaraka Organic. Make sure everyone remembers this Republic Day of India thanks to your delicious traditional Indian dishes.