Popular dishes that people eat on Christmas

Popular dishes that people eat on Christmas
Popular dishes that people eat on Christmas
Christmas is one of the most enjoyed festivals all over the globe. This is the time when families come together to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. From decorating the Christmas tree, exchanging gifts to sharing meals with family and friends, there are many things that make this festival extremely special. And just like any other festival, Christmas celebrations are incomplete without indulging in some tasty dishes. While we all know  typical Christmas spread with dishes such as roast turkey, plum cake, mulled wine. Their is so much more to explore! Here we have curated a list of 5popular dishes from different parts of India that you should know about and try.

1.Palappam:-

Palappam, also known as appam, is a type of pancake that is native to the cuisine of Kerala and is a main breakfast item for Christmas celebrations. It is prepared from fermented rice batter and coconut milk and traditionally cooked in an appachatti. Thin and crispy around the edges with a soft and fluffy centre – palappams taste best when paired with a vegetable stew.

Palappam
Palappam
2.Pork Vindaloo:-

The word vindaloo comes from the Portuguese recipe ‘vino de alhos’ where ‘vino’ refers to vinegar and ‘alho’ is garlic. To make this dish, pork meat is slow-cooked and flavoured with chillies, garlic and vinegar. This traditional Goan pork dish is a staple during Christmas celebrations. Serve with steamed rice to relish its taste.

Pork Vindaloo
Pork Vindaloo
3.Duck Moilee:-

This recipe comes from the Anglo-Indian community of Maharashtra. This tender and juicy dish is made with duck meat and is bursting with flavours. It is traditionally served with bread, rice, fugias and salad. In Maharashtra, the Anglo-Indian community makes this dish with bottle masala and the Christmas celebrations are almost incomplete without it.

Duck Moilee
Duck Moilee
5.Allahabadi Cake:-

As the name suggests, this traditional Indian cake hails from the North Indian city of Allahabad. It is made with rum-soaked dry fruits, petha, marmalade and a generous amount of ghee. This creation was brought to life by the Anglo-Indian community that resides in the city. It is oozing with desi flavours and makes for a spectacular dessert to serve at a Christmas party.

Allahabadi Cake
Allahabadi Cake

6.Bebinca:-

Bebinca is a traditional Goan dessert and is especially popular during the Christmas season. It typically has around seven to sixteen layers but you can have as many as you wish. This sweet delight has a golden-brown colour and is made with coconut milk, sugar, eggs, butter and flour. It has a melt-in-the-mouth texture and is a must-have at any celebration in Goa.

Bebinca
Bebinca

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