Republic day is just around the corner. And so is the year's first long weekend. On the 26th January 2018, India would be celebrating its 69th Republic day. Republic Day holiday is a special one for all Indians. Watching the Republic day parades and March Past on Television is something which is part of every Indian household since decades. Watching the flag hoisting and listening to the President's speech has been our earliest tryst to the feeling of patriotism. Little Flags, tricolor balloons and badges circulated around Republic day, play their own sweet role in instilling the same. Another thing that makes Republic day holiday all the more delightful is the special Republic day breakfast or brunch. Biting into the piping hot pakodas, greasy sandwiches while listening to the great milestones achieved by us a as nation is a joy incomparable. Here are 10 amazing breakfast recipes that are sure to make this Republic day holiday memorable for you.
1. Pav Bhaji
Master Maharashtra's favourite breakfast in the corners of your kitchen with this simple and delicious recipe. Pav plays a significant role in Maharshtra's street food fare. Pav when teamed with Bhaji a combination of different vegetables cooked and mashed together makes for a fiery snack you would love to try.
This republic day make yourself this Maharashtrian delight
2. Mushroom Uthappam
The South Indian savoury pancake dish is all things flavourful, wholesome and oh-so-decadent. Topped with mushrooms, corn, spinach and pepper, this special breakfast is sure to impress.
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The South Indian savoury pancake dish is all things flavourful, wholesome and oh-so-decadent. 3. Masala Rava Idli
Your regular idli with a spicy twist. These semolina idlis, are flavoured with peppers, curry leaves and mustard seeds and goes best with piping hot sambhar and coconut chutney. There, there, we can see you slurping already.
These semolina idlis, are flavoured with peppers, curry leaves and mustard seeds and goes best with piping hot sambhar and coconut chutney.
4. Spicy Aloo Tikki
Flat spicy patties of mashed boiled potatoes, is every North Indian's favourite go-to street food. A bite into this fiery and ever-so delightful patty would tell you exactly why. Try making this delightful snack at home with this lovely recipe. Serve with fresh mint chutney and enjoy.
5. Poha A bite into this fiery and ever-so delightful patty would tell you exactly why.
Pressed rice cooked with a host of veggies, spices and nuts is a dose of health and flavour bundled into one. Try this light and lip-smacking version and enjoy the holiday with your loved ones.
6. Medu Vada
Medu vada is an indispensable part of South Indian cuisine that has gained much recognition globally too. Medu vada is prepared using black lentils or urad dal batter and deep fried in oil. This soul satisfying crispy vada dipped in piping hot sambhar with coconut chutney is one treat you shouldn't deprive yourself of.
7. Methi Ka Thepla
The flat Gujarati delight is delicious and nutritious snack that would leave you craving for more. Kneaded with methi, ginger, chilies, herbs and yogurt, the flat paratha like snack goes best with chutney, pickle or raita.
8. Keema Samosa With Yogurt Dip
Samosa lovers raise your hands! Crispy dough pockets filled with spicy minced mutton filling. Team them with a refreshing hung curd dip and enjoy.
Crispy dough pockets filled with spicy minced mutton filling10. Chole Bhature
You saw this coming, didn't you? Mention chole bhature and a Punjabi heart would take a leap of joy. The soft and puffy bhaturas, and chickpeas cooked in the rich mélange of rustic spices. Serve piping hot with pickle.
The soft and puffy bhaturas, and chickpeas cooked in the rich mélange of rustic spices
Happy Republic Day everybody!
About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong penchant for food, Sushmita loves all things good, cheesy and greasy. Her other favourite pastime activities other than discussing food includes, reading, watching movies and binge-watching TV shows.