Diwali 2023: The festive vibe is soaring high all around us. Everything is lit up, from our houses to markets, and we all want to celebrate the festival of lights with our loved ones. It is common during this time to have unexpected guests over. While we are only happy to see them, preparing food last minute can really put a damper on our spirits, and since we are already so tuckered out due to all the preparations, we really can’t afford to spend hours in the kitchen. So, keeping all these things in mind, here we bring you a fuss-free 3-course menu that has been specially curated for you to serve to your guests. No more last-minute rush, we promise.
Diwali 2023: Here Are 9 Recipes For A Fully-Planned Diwali Meal Menu:
1. Vegetable Pakoda:
Diwali is the time to let go of all your inhibitions and indulge guilt-free. What can be better than piping hot pakodas to serve with tea to welcome your guests? Here is a recipe for mixed vegetable pakoda that you can quickly make and serve. Click here of the recipe.
2. Chatpat Chaat
Make this chatpata chaat ‘jhatpat’ when your doorbell rings and your guests surprise you. Potatoes, water chestnuts, lime juice and some spices come together to make this lip-smacking snack. Click here for the recipe.
3. Chicken Hara Bhara Kebab
You can rustle up this mouth-watering kebab in less than 30 minutes. Combine minced chicken, potatoes, blanched spinach and peas along with onion and spices to make the full-of-flavours kebabs. Click here for the recipe.
4. Dal Makhani
Isn’t dal makhani a must is every Indian spread? We are sure you all will agree. While slow-cooked dal makhani is always our preference but it’s not practical during the time-strapped festive get-togethers. Here is a dal makhani recipe that will help you achieve the similar flavours in much less time. Click here for the recipe.
5. Pashtooni Zarda Pulav
If you want to avoid serving plain rice and have no time to prepare slow-cooked biryani, this pulav recipe is perfect to pick. Flavoured with nuts, saffron, rose water and whole lot of spices, this pulav will amp up your dinner table. Click here for the recipe.
6. Paneer Korma
A paneer sabzi has to be there in all Indian feasts and if you want to serve something different than the usual paneer makhani, try this delicious recipe of paneer korma. Click here.
7. Chicken Keema
If you want to serve a non-vegetarian dish as well but don’t have meat marinating in your refrigerator, then just make this delicious chicken keema without thinking twice. Click here for the recipe.
8. Shahi Tukda
All you need to do is fry some bread slices and slather them with a thick mixture of milk and nuts. This drool-worthy dessert will surely impress your guests. Click here for the recipe.
If you are not prepared with a dessert and need to rustle up something quickly, this seviyaan recipe can turn out to be your saviour. Click here for the recipe.
Enjoy all the Diwali-special get-togethers with your family and friends without wondering ‘what to cook’ every time they visit you.
Happy Diwali 2023!