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Recipes for Christmas Dinner, New Year Party

We all like to bid adieu to the year that has gone by, and welcome the New year with style. First there is Christmas, and then the New Year Eve bash, that we all look forward to. If you are planning a get together of family and friends on these occasions, serving good food is of utmost importance. Christmas is associated with turkey, ham, and plum cakes. This time try recipes that are not traditional, but will add fun to Christmas dinner, New Year Party.

Some Snack Ideas For Christmas Dinner, New Year Party:

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms recipe

Cute bell shaped button mushrooms are loaded with goodness. Mushrooms have a typical meaty flavor that is called umami flavor. When combined with cheese, the taste becomes exceptional.These cheesy baked mushrooms are perfect for snacks and can be served as starters. Read recipe.


Easy falafel recipe

Falafel are vegetarian and vegan fritters. They are made with chickpeas (kabuli chana). Make falafel at home using this easy falafel recipe. Read recipe.


Pinwheel sandwich

Pinwheel sandwich

These attractive sandwiches can be made using vegetarian, vegan, or non vegetarian ingredients. They can be served as snacks, and will be loved by children and adults alike. Get the recipe


Khandvi recipe

These vegetarian rolls are gluten free and healthy. They can be made without using any oil, and served as snacks or side dish. Get the recipe

Chicken Momos

Chicken momos

These tasty steamed dumplings taste great with red chilli chutney. These can be stuffed with mince chicken, mutton, or any other meat or vegetables.

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Kale Chane Ke Kebab

Kale chane ke kabab

These kebabs or patties are made with black Bengal gram (Garbanzo beans/chickpeas). They are delicious yet very healthy. They are gluten free too. These vegetarian kebabs are wonderful accompaniment with drinks.

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Soups For Christmas Dinner, New Year Party:

Cream of Almond Soup

Cream of Almond soup
Cream of Almond soup


This nutty vegetarian soup will be the hero of your dining table, with  rich aroma of almond tempting you to take a plunge into this soup. This mildly flavored soup is full of goodness of almonds. Get the recipe

Lemon and coriander soup

Lemon and coriander soup
Lemon and coriander soup

This vegetables soup is healthy, and is beautifully flavored by lemon and cilantro (coriander in India). Chicken or prawns can also be added if desired. Get the recipe

Sweet Pea and Mint Soup

Sweet pea and mint soup
Sweet pea and mint soup

This soup is made with fresh peas and lots of mint leaves that give it a bright green color. This refreshing soup is vegetarian and healthy as well.

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Main Course Options:

Stuffed Fish – Pomfret Hara Bhara

Pomfret hara Bhara
Pomfret Hara Bhara

Silver pomfret is stuffed with ground coriander leaves (cilantro), mint leaves, grated coconut, and spices. It is then shallow fried or baked in an oven. Pomfret can be replaced with any white flesh fish. Get the recipe

Spinach and corn curry

Fresh spinach and sweet corn curry
Spinach and corn curry

This curry combines goodness of fresh green spinach, and sweet crunchy corn kernels beautifully. This vegan dish looks modern, and is healthy as well.

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Spicy Mutton Curry

Spicy Mutton Curry
Spicy mutton curry

North Indian style mutton curry, is slow cooked in a number of aromatic spices. It is served with Indian breads such as Naan, Chapati, or Roomali roti.

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Fun Desserts

Any party remains incomplete without nice and interesting desserts. Here are few dessert options for you.

Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls for Christmas dinner, New Year Party
Cinnamon Rolls for Christmas dinner, New Year Party

These gooey, mildly flavored spiral rolls are perfect for any party. Delicate smell of cinnamon, combined with soft and buttery rolls can be a show stopper.

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Fruit trifle Pudding

Fruit trifle pudding
Fruit Trifle pudding

Everyone will love this amazing dish. It is very easy to make, and attractive. Winter season brings a number of fruits that can be incorporated in this pudding.

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Bhappa Doi: Steamed Yogurt Pudding

Bhapa Doi: steamed yogurt pudding
Bappa Doi

It is a very easy dish to make. It is made by steaming or baking hung yogurt with condensed milk. It can be flavored with saffron or fruits.

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You can choose from these dishes, or try many more dishes that are given in this site. There is always scope for trying new flavors and ingredients and surprise everyone with your culinary skill.

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