Are you confused about what to have this Thanksgiving day? Here we have provided a list of recipes you can make for Thanksgiving.
People following Christianity celebrate this Thanksgiving festival. It is observed on the fourth Thursday of November. i.e. 24th November this year.
Thanksgiving is a festival commemorating expressing gratitude for the blessings of the harvest. This celebration is before they cut the first crop of the harvest. Indians have festivals that share a similar sentiment to Thanksgiving. Examples of such festivals are Lohri, Onam, Uttarayan, Pongal, etc.
India is diverse; hence, there is a Christian population scattered all across the nation. Therefore, this festival is celebrated here even if it is not so common. It is majorly observed in the state of Goa in India, and the celebrations are enormous.
This festival is popularly known as Ladin here. The preparations start weeks prior, from building temporary altars outside churches to decorating them with flowers. Choir competitions are held singing litanies of the Virgin Mary and many more things.
Among all these, food is an inevitable part of the festivities. Traditionally, the feast for this festival consists of roast turkey, turkey stuffing with onions and celery, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, corn, dinner rolls, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie.
However, it is hard for the people of India to mimic these same recipes for Thanksgiving. Therefore, we will take some liberty and make a customized menu.
Non-Alcoholic Beverages To Start Your Celebrations
Commonly, the drinks menu for Thanksgiving consists of eggnogs, apple cider, pumpkin latte, hot chocolate, and cocktails. But that is what Western people do. Therefore, we can hardly try or serve the other options except hot chocolate. Thus, this list will help with solving this problem.
Since it is a festival related to harvest, it is sure to have a table full of a different feasts. As mentioned above, we cannot mimic the same traditional menu. However, these recipe takes into account the food ingredients that are common in dinner for Thanksgiving. These dishes consist of all the things from snacks & appetizers to the main course.
Crispy Chicken Sticks are yet another variety of kebabs with a mild, creamy taste that will surely blow your mind. Made with boneless chicken, fresh cream, cashew powder, ginger garlic paste, greek yogurt, lemon, breadcrums and eggs. In Ramadan, we need a variety of different starters and dinner food ideas for iftar.
Bread Pockets are really simple and easy-to-make starters at home. A great choice for those who don't want to spend hours in the kitchen. Great choice for iftar, kids lunch box or parties. Bread pockets are a wonderful snack and a great appetizer. Bread Pockets can be made with both Veg and Non-Veg filling.
Chicken Alfredo Macaroni or Alfredo Pasta is a creamy and cheesy Italian recipe that will surely blow your mind. This Macaroni is very simple, no-fuss and easy recipe that you can make at home with very little ingredients. You just need plain macaroni, butter, maida (all purpose flour), some veggies, milk, and cheese.
Chicken Corn Cutlet is a healthy, nutritious and delicious snack and appetizer that is really easy to prepare and mild on the stomach. Made with boneless chicken, boiled sweet corn, milk, maida (all purpose flour) and other at home ingredients. Mouthwatering, yummy snack loved by all, especially children.
Fruit chaat is a delicious and refreshing salad and iftar fruit dish, made by combining juicy fruits with Salt, Honey, Chaat masala and Black Pepper. It is the perfect summer delight and must-have dish on iftar table. It will brighten up any meal and can be eaten at any time of the day.
Spring Rolls are a popular Indo-Chinese starter and snack recipe served in almost all Asain Restaurants. This lovely starter comes in many variants. You can make it complete veggie and also with chicken. Made with spring roll wrappers filled with yummy chicken and veggies mixed with Chinese Sauces.
Cheesy Russian Cutlet is an easy yet delicious recipe made with boneless chicken, mashed potatoes, and various veggies. Delightful and light on the stomach. Due to its non-spicy taste, it is kid's favorite and also elders. A perfect starter for Ramadan iftar meals.
Chicken Wontons are a delicious Chinese fried appetizer, filled with boneless chicken mixed with Chinese sauces wrapped in a wheat-based wrapper and then deep-fried. Every bite is just delicious and bursting with yummy flavors. These wontons are dumplings commonly found in a number of Chinese dishes.
Appetizing Kurkure Chicken is a saucy and crispy starter that makes your taste buds crave for it again and again. It is made with boneless chicken, maida and chinese sauces. The tangy taste of this recipe will make you fall for it.
Appetizing Tandoori Chicken Tikka made with boneless chicken and Indian spices is a famous recipe all over India as well as around the world. It is also a famous street food in India which can be found everywhere. Easy to cook, healthy and always a crowd pleaser.
The mesmerizing Creamy Chicken Potato Gratin is a French Pie recipe made with Boneless Chicken, potato strips, cheese and creamy white homemade sauce. The creamy sauce, yummy cheddar cheese, soft potatoes, and the perfectly seasoned chicken breast makes this Creamy Chicken Potato Gratin as my family favorite.
Arabic Roast Chicken made with simple at home ingredients like garlic, ginger, salt, pepper, butter etc. Arabic Roast chicken starts pulling you towards itself with its aromatic smell right from when it is being roasted. Loved by all age group, though it is kids, youngster or elders.
Crispy Chicken Wings is a deep fried chicken starter recipe made in almost every part of the world. A very easy to make and can be prepared in an hour even by men. Women can make in less time. It can be made in two ways; by baking or deep frying. Usually, what restaurants serve are the deep fried.
Can you imagine a celebration day without anything sweet? Not at all, right? You cannot. Then it was impossible to complete this long list without anything to satisfy your sweet tooth. And down below is the remedy to that.