With celebrations galore, the 4th of July, the American Independence Day embraces delicious food, celebratory times and some great music with close friends and family. What better way to commemorate the joyous occasion with some splendid food, alongside some good old South Asian elements?
Many across the United States wait for July to plan their vacations around the Independence Day week, indulging in a barbeque brunch or close family gatherings with some quintessential classics.
We’ve sketched some amazing American dishes that you can recreate with a South Asian Twist to it.
Turkey Mint Masala Burgers
Turkey has made its way into most celebratory meals. Add a dash of a decadent mix of garlic and ginger puree, and a pinch of fresh and dried mint, cumin and cucumber, and voila! An appetizing melange of spices and herbs makes its way into the delightful concoction that can be sandwiched into a burger to give the American dish a tangy, flavorful taste.
Grilled Garlic Lamb Kebabs
Mixing lamb chops with a palatable combination of red wine, cloves fennel and coriander, topped with some olive oil, pepper, and coriander, creates a succulent dish of lamb kebabs. The lamb kebabs can be served on bamboo skewers.
As American as the meat pie can get, adding some South Asian flavors such as keema and gravy can give the dish a South Asian twist, and will be a sure winner amongst the Americans and South Asians alike.
Grilled Tamarind Chicken Breasts
Not always have a celebratory meal gone by without some good meat. Add to chicken breasts some distilled white vinegar and ketchup, along with a pinch of butter, ginger, and garlic, to create some scrumptious chicken breasts for a family dinner.
Reminiscent of the quintessential American favorite, the good ol’ Sloppy Joes can be re-created with a hint of tamarind and green chutney, and roasted eggplants with cumin and spices flavored the South Asian style to give it a rich, piquant taste.
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