- India celebrates Republic Day on January 26, 2021.
- People enjoy a full desi breakfast while watching the parade on TV.
- We bring different breakfast recipes from all over India.
Republic Day 2021: India celebrates Republic Day on January 26, 2021. The markets are filled with tri-color flags, badges, tri-color candy, and more. Every year people across the country watch this day with parades, patriotic songs and flags hoisted in schools, offices and societies. However, the main attraction of the day remains the Republic Day parade in Delhi’s Rajpath. Almost everyone sits in front of the television early in the morning to watch the national parade and other programs that are broadcast live from the state capital. Another factor that makes the day even more special is a rich family breakfast in the morning. In fact, Republic Day is one of the few holidays where every family member gathers in the morning and shares a healthy breakfast. And what could be nicer than a desi morning meal to start the Republic Day celebrations.
To mark Republic Day 2021, we’ve selected 10 traditional breakfast ideas (along with recipes) from across India for you to enjoy. Continue reading.
Special Republic Day Menu: Here are 10 traditional breakfast recipes from 10 Indian states:
Aloo Paratha from Punjab:
Parathas, with a dash of Makkhan and Achar, means forbearance. It’s rich, fulfilling, and has a fan base across the country. While there are different types of stuffed parathas available in Punjabi cuisine, Aloo Paratha holds a special place in the heart of every gourmet. Greasy parathas filled with spicy aloo puree – this popular breakfast dish is simply irresistible. Click here for the recipe.
Also read: Indian Cooking Hacks: 6 Easy & Delicious Ways to Make Aloo Paratha
Bedmi Puri and Aloo Sabzi from Uttar Pradesh:
This typical breakfast combination from Uttar Pradesh can conquer every heart in no time. Bedmi Poori is basically a crispy Poori filled with dal filling. Take a healthy bite of this filled poori with spicy aloo curry and enjoy. Click here for the full recipe.
Also read: How To Make Bedmi Poori With Leftover Dal (Recipe Video Inside)
Pyaaz Ki Kachori from Rajasthan:
This traditional snack from Rajasthan is a round and crispy kachori, filled with spicy onions and a masala filling. It can be enjoyed at any time of the day. You can enjoy it either in the morning with sonth ki chutney or in the evening with a cup of hot chai. It’s easy to do and a must for everyone. Click here for the recipe.
Also read: Street Food of India: How To Make Masala Kachori At Home (Recipe Inside)
Luchi-Cholar Dal from West Bengal:
Luchi is a Bengali version of Poori. It’s soft, flaky, and made from maida (all-purpose flour). You can enjoy it with any vegetable or non-vegetable sauce based dish. But believe us, it tastes best with Chholar Dal – a sweet and spicy Dal made from Bengal grams (Chana Dal). Click here for the Luchi recipe. And if you want to try Chholar Dal too, here is the recipe for you – click here.
Also Read: Tips And Tricks To Make Luchi Perfect – Bengal’s Popular Breakfast Staple (Recipe Video Inside)
Sattu Ka Paratha from Bihar:
Sattu is a common food ingredient in every part of Bihar. It’s healthy, fulfilling, and versatile to the core. From the calming sattu drink to the sattu churma, you can get various recipes made from this Desi ingredient. But what we consider a must for everyone is a healthy Sattu Paratha with Baingan Bharta. Cooked in Desi Ghee, it makes for a protein-rich meal in the morning. Click here for the recipe.
Also read: 5 Best High Protein Paratha Recipes For A Healthy Breakfast
Poha-Jalebi from Madhya Pradesh
Poha ensures a healthy breakfast for everyone. It’s light, nutritious, and very fulfilling. But have you ever tried Jalebi? This popular Madhya Pradesh breakfast combo offers your taste buds an abundance of flavors. And if you want to enjoy the authentic taste, add Indori jeeravan masala to the Poha recipe. Click here for the recipe for Poha and Jeeravan Masala the Madhya Pradesh style.
Also read: 5 different ways you can make your favorite poha for a healthy meal
Kanda Poha Maharashtra
When visiting a Maharashtrian household, Kanda Poha is a constant breakfast item for everyone. As the name suggests, it’s basically a flavorful Poha recipe that’s loaded with kanda (onion) and a handful of crispy nuts. Click here for the recipe.
Also read: Easy Breakfast Ideas: How To Make Quick Bread Poha At Home
Dhokla from Gujarat
You can also consider having Gujarati Dhokla on the morning of Republic Day. It’s soft, fluffy, light on the stomach and can be made in no time. Click here to learn how to cook dhokla in a microwave.
Also read: For a slimming-friendly breakfast, this Suji Vegetable Dhokla is exactly the healthy dish you want
Neer Dosa from Karnataka
This thin and soft dosa literally means water (neer) dosa and is an indispensable part of the Mangalorean cuisine from Karnataka. Combine it with a chutney of your choice and you’ll have a healthy meal in no time. Click here for the recipe.
Also read: Use any leftover dal and give your neer dosa a lip smacking twist
Appam and stew from Kerala
This combination of Kerala is a soft and super thin crepe with hot vegetable stew based on coconut milk and an ultimate breakfast treat. It also soothes your soul and warms you from within. Click here for Kerala stew recipe. Click here for Appam’s recipe.
Also read: Winter warmer: A perfect stew offers a lot of comfort
Happy Republic Day 2021!
About Somdatta SahaExplorer – that’s what Somdatta likes to call himself. Be it in terms of food, people or places, all she craves is knowing the unknown. A simple Aglio Olio Pasta or Daal-Chawal and a good movie can make your day.