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15th August- A day which we all celebrate with pride. Like every other celebration the 73rd Indian Independence day celebrations too are incomplete without some delicious foods. How about inviting guests over and serving them tri-coloured delights? Sounds interesting. So let’s give you a few recipe ideas which you can try out on this Independence Day.

But before that, do you know the significance of our tri-colour?

Saffron: It depicts courage and sacrifice of the country.

White: It signifies the truth, peace and purity.

Green: This is the symbol of prosperity, and indicates the growth and auspiciousness of the mother land.

The Blue Chakra: This is called the wheel of the law and signifies righteousness.


Let’s start with the recipe list:


Tri-colour Sandwiches:

Starting with breakfast, you have got to make these tri-coloured sandwiches for your kids and tell them about the significance of each colour. Goodness of carrots for the orange layer, some creamy mayonnaise and paneer for the white layer and spicy green chutney for green layer. This recipe will take less than 30 minutes to prepare and is super delicious too.


Tri colour Penne Pasta:


Pasta is never a bad idea. And you can never go wrong with this tri-colour pasta on this Independence Day. Prepared with olive oil, loads of cheese and cherry tomatoes, this pasta is a treat to the eyes too. You have to make sure to buy the tri-colour penne pasta packet which makes the process a lot easier. Alternatively, try making these delicious pasta recipes which can help you replicate the tri-colour beautifully.


Tiranga pulao:


Wondering about how to colour the pulao with the colours of our national flag? Don’t worry we have not used any artificial colouring in the recipe. Tomato puree is used for the saffron colour and spinach puree for the green colour. Ab toh pulao banana banta hi hai! Healthy and delicious too, make this pulao for your kids and guests and be the star chef for the day.


Tri-colour raita:


Do a little extra on this extraordinary day. Thick yogurt flavoured 3 ways- carrots, onion and spinach to give you this delicious tri-coloured raita. Easy and tempting, we bet they are irresistible. Make this tri-colour raita and serve it to everyone. You don’t want to miss out on the praises for sure. Three different amazing flavours- Let them choose for themselves.


Tri-colour Sweet Medley:


End with this decadent dessert recipe. Layers of gajar ka halwa, white chocolate phirni and green pea phirni to represent our national flag in this Tri-colour Sweet Medley. They look so delicious and tempting, we are sure it will leave everybody wanting for more.


Happy cooking! Happy Eating! Happy Independence Day!


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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.