Republic Day

Prominent Indian leaders and revolutionaries such as Mahatma Gandhi, Subhas Chandra Bose, Lala Lajpat Rai, Chandrasekhar Azad, Bhagat Singh, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel took part in the uprising against the British over different time periods, which ultimately led to India’s freedom from foreign rule. In February 1947, the then British prime minister Clement Attlee, announced that his government would grant full self-governance to British India by June 1948 at the latest. Nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience led by leaders like Gandhi, Patel and Nehru were largely responsible for India’s independence. However, independence came with the partition of India into the dominions of India and Pakistan. On 15 August 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first prime minister, raised the Indian national flag above the Lahori Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi.


Serves 4
1. 2 cups of long grain rice
2. 4 tablespoon of ghee
3. 1/3 cup of sliced almonds
4. ¼ cup of cashew nuts chopped
5. 1/8 cup of sultans
6. Saffron (just 2 lines)
7. ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
8. ½ cup sugar
9. 1 ½ cup water
10. 1 ½ cup milk
Wash rice and then soak in water for 1 hour. Toast nuts in a bare frying pan until fragrant set aside. Heat water and milk in a large pot add DRAINED rice, ghee, nuts, sultans, sugar and saffron then stir and cover, cook on low for 40 minutes. Allow to stand for 5 minutes and serve.
Try with:
Chai Tea or Bubbly Prosecco (Italy)        kripyā bhojan shuru kijīyai!!