PM Modi's Birthday Dinner: What's on the Menu?

   |  Updated: January 20, 2015 15:15 IST

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PM Modi's Birthday Dinner: What's on the Menu?

Narendra Modi, India's Prime Minister and possibly one of the most popular politicians in the world, turns 64 today. After receiving the blessings of loving mother in the wee hours of the morning, PM Modi is all set to celebrate his birthday in style. He's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping and a handful of elite guests on the banks of Sabarmati in Ahmedabad for a lavish dinner that will be nothing short of outstanding. 

On the menu - The menu will reflect the best of Gujarati cuisine and a few popular Chinese dishes. Guests will tuck into warm dhoklas, handvo, hot theplas, delicious kadhi, khandvi, undhiyo, a creamy and dreamy shrikhand, chunnda, khatu athanu and chutney as they talk politics.

To give you a peek into what kind of food PM Modi likes best, we've compiled a list of his favourite dishes and recommended some amazing recipes for them.

Khilli Hui Khichdi
Recipe by Niru Gupta

Commonly considered as an Indian comfort food, khichdi is a classic dish and a must meal for every home.
 

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Dhokla
Recipe by Niru Gupta

Prepare the traditional Gujarati dish with our easy recipe guide and enjoy this spongy, juicy and light snack.




 

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Khandvi
Recipe by Aadhar restaurant, Ahmedabad

A great and classic tea time snack. Seasoned with mustard seeds and curry leaves, this one is one of our best recipes.




 

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Mango Chutney
Recipe by Manju Malhi

Keep those jars ready for the amazing pulp based sweet and spicy mango chutney.





 

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Almond and Pistachio Shrikhand

Recipe by Aditya Bal

Also known as the 'sweet Indian custard' this one melts in your mouth with absolute ease. The crunchy almonds and pistachio on top gives it that something extra special.




 

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CommentsNarendra Modi's photographs by AFP


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