For many of us, Republic Day is a chance to watch the Indian flag being hoisted as well as to catch the grand parade on TV. But when we have kids, we also have a responsibility to involve them in the these celebrations and tell them about how our nation has progressed through the years. Of course, it isn’t easy to talk to a 2 or 3 year old about such topics! However, you can involve them and make this a special day to celebrate, with themed foods and crafts. You can check our post on India themed crafts for toddlers and today, we have some easy tricolor recipes to make for this special day – sure to be loved by kids and adults alike!
10 Easy Tricolor Recipes for Republic Day
Delhi gets a lot of focus during the Republic Day celebrations and Little Food Junction has the perfect tribute to the capital city! This plate arrangement is simple but absolutely impressive!
The Chef and her Kitchen features this adorable platter of cocktail idlis in three colors, all naturally colored! Make tricolor chutneys too and enjoy a patriotic breakfast!
Sandwiches are popular among kids everywhere, and these tricolor sandwiches from Tarla Dalal make use of healthy fillings to bring out the colors. Perfect for a Republic Day party!
We are big fans of home-baked crackers and cookies, and these tricolor ones from Eating Well are just too good! Pureed vegetables add colors, making this quite a healthy snack!
This is probably the easiest dinner for Republic Day! All you need to do is arrange some curry, rice and a dry subzi in the right order, with a little papad in between.
After all that healthy food, everyone deserves a treat! Tasty Kitchen has a lovely tricolor halwa recipe that is the perfect dessert for a Republic day party! This recipe uses food colors, so you might want to avoid giving it to very young children.
If you fancy something cooler, or if you want to skip the food colors, go for this lovely Tirangi kulfi from Tadka Pasta. With fruit, dry fruit and spices, this is a treat that is sure to taste heavenly!
Kids love pasta, and a pasta salad is a healthy and easy option to get them to eat some vegetables. 4th Sense Cooking has the full recipe, so check it out!
If you’re having guests at home, try making these soft, spongy rasgullas, colored to suit the day! Crave Cook Click shows you how to get that perfect color in rasgullas to represent the flag.
Rice is something even the youngest ones can eat, so try making this spiced rice from My Diverse Kitchen. Adjust the spice according to your family’s taste.
These recipes don’t require any extra cooking time for its colors, and most of them use natural colors like pureed vegetables or fruit. So this Republic Day, get set to enjoy the parade with the whole family, while feasting on some bright, colorful fare!