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Christmas feast

Christmas is that time of the year when all we talk about is food. Be it cake, wine or a whole-fried chicken, our tables are always crammed up with mouth-watering dishes. For those who are still going through the grandma's cookbook trying to figure out what to make for the feast, we give you a list of six easy recipe combinations that you can manage at the final hour, yet amuse your guests.

Palappam and chicken stew

Palappam

Being the ultimate “nasrani” breakfast combination in Kerala, palappam and chicken stew are the best breakfast to go for on a festive day. It is easy, light and delicious. It will leave enough room in your stomach for a few slices of cakes and brownies by noon.

Find how to make palappam here

Find chicken stew recipe here

Marble cake

Marble cake

It is barely noon but for once, you don't have to worry about grabbing some bytes before lunch. It's Christmas and you can have all you can eat today. Stop feeling guilty and go for this freshly baked chocolate-vanilla marble loaf cake.

Find marble cake recipe here

Ghee rice and duck mappas

Duck Mappas

Having guests over for lunch? We suggest you to work on the side dish and go for an easy main course to make the best impression. An easy ghee rice and a yummy duck mappas would be the best combination to make the feast delectable as ever. Trust us, the coconut milk based duck curry is the one thing you cannot afford to miss on Christmas.

Find ghee rice recipe here

Learn how to make duck mappas here

Lemon rice and Goan prawns curry

Goan Prawns Curry

If you are eyeing for an alternative, always go for this spicy prawns curry and tangy rice recipe. The rich and creamy gravy with fleshy prawns will not fail to win over the guests for sure.

Find lemon rice recipe here

Find goan prawns curry recipe here

Custard crib trifle pudding

Custard crib trifle pudding

Yes, trifle is a thanksgiving thing, we know. But this particular trifle pudding is something you can go for every time you host a feast. Made with grape wine and fresh fruits, this three layer jelly pudding would be an elegant addition to your Christmas platter.

Learn how to make custard crib trifle pudding here

Kottayam chicken roast with puttu stuffing

Kottayam chicken roast with puttu stuffing

Finally, for the swan song, try out this exclusive 'puttu kozhi' recipe today to make the dinner a grand one. Forget turkey, this dish will make your dining table look fancy.

Find kottayam chicken roast with puttu stuffing recipe here

And don't forget to take a picture and post it in Instagram (or should we say #Foodstagram) before you say grace.

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