The Christmas Feast items vary from country to country. While Turkey Roast, Chicken Roast, Beef Stew, Pork Chop, Christmas Pudding, Christmas Cake, Gravy, Trifle, Eggnog etc. are common world-wide, there are country-special delicacies that can be tried on Christmas Day.
Let's check some of the Indian recipes (both famous and underrated yet flavorful) that can be cooked very easily as part of the Christmas Feast.
Starters are important. Aren't they? How about some battered fish fry prepared with a dash of butter to enhance the flavor?
Well, Phulkopir Singara is a winter delicacy. This famous samosa is stuffed with cauliflower, potato, raisin and cashew nut stuffing and then slow-fried.
Biryani needs no further introduction. A complete meal itself, Biryani is love. Be it Mutton Biryani, or Chicken Biryani or Beef Biryani and even Veg Biryani, it works amazingly as part of the Indian Christmas feast.
Chicken Kosha aka Kosha Murgi is a signature Bengali delicacy. You can cook it very easily using chicken chunks along with selected spices and yogurt. Be prepared with a few Paratha or Roti to enjoy with this Indian Chicken Curry.
Cooked with coconut milk and selected Indian spices, the Indian Pork Meatball Curry is perfect for the Christmas feast. You can keep a few meatballs separated to be served as a starter as well.
Indian Rice Kheer needs no further introduction. However, if you can source some Patali gur aka nolen gur aka Date palm jaggery from Indian or Bengali stores, you can make another version of it, Patali gurer payesh aka Notun Gurer Payesh. This delicacy is one of its kind and a must have.
True blue Indian Gajar ka halwa for sure works if you are making an Indian feast. Source some fresh Carrot, milk, nuts, ghee etc. and slow cook to make the mouth-watering Halwa to finish the meal.
Tastes almost like the traditional Christmas cake however, we use some ingredients that makes the Indian Christmas cake aka Plum cake special. Do try to make it and let me know how you like it!
Mutton slow-cooked for hours, at times with big fat chunks of potato and selected spices following the Indian way is heavenly. Serve it with hot steamed rice or Roti and see how the family and guests are enjoying the subtle flavor of Indian Mutton Curry.