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Easy Menu Ideas for Your New Year Party

Winter has set in full form. People are gearing up to welcome the New Year as this year is coming to an end and we have already stepped into the last month.

Are you planning a New Year party at home full on home style? Then try some tasty Indian dishes if you want to cook for your guests. If you are in a dilemma on what to cook, you can always search for top 10 New Year recipe ideas online.

Black Grapes mock tail

Arrange for some black grapes juice, a tea spoon of cumin seeds, thyme and some fennel seeds to make this. Keep some crushed ice and black and green grapes with it. Roast some cumin seeds, fennel seeds and thyme in a pan. Take some juice in a jug and put some black salt in it. Mix them well and put it in a glass. Garnish with grapes before serving.

Peas Pulao

Peas Pulao is an easy recipe which can be your dinner on winter night. The major ingredients used here are rice and green peas and this is a recipe which has been originated in North India. Now, this is very popular in the entire country.


Dhaba is a popular road highway food joint in India which one can see at regular intervals when they are driving through the highways. These food joints prepare daal and it has a unique taste of its own. One can cook this unique highway style daal at home as well. Here UradDaal is used as the main ingredient and it is cooked with a lot of butter and spices. The best thing is the tadka about it.

Dum Aloo

Aloor Dum is purely a Bengali recipe, and it is generally simple and very lightly spiced. On the other hand, the one which is prepared in Punjab has very thick and tangy gravy which is full of tomatoes and it also has a use of Indian spices in it. In the state of Uttar Pradesh the dish is famously known as Mughlai Dum Aloo and it is a very hot and spicy version of this dish. This specific recipe is an all-time hit during winters. But there are other variations of dumaloo available as well which the unique combinations of various spices are.

Garlic Chicken Stir Fry

To make this dish one needs only breast pieces of a chicken. Here the breast pieces are seasoned with some fresh chilli and garlic paste and this dish is actually a very easy stir fry. One can also use chicken thigh fillets instead of chicken breasts to cook this dish.

Fish Tacos with Cabbage Slaw

To make quick fish tacos, Tilapia can again come to your rescue. They can be an excellent filling for your tacos as they are flaky and fleshy at the same time. One has to cook them in medium heat with chilli powder, cilantro, tomato and a dash of lime. One can also add some black pepper to bring more taste in it.

Do not forget to add a dessert in your menu!