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Valentines Day Recipes | 50 Best Valentines Day Recipes & Ideas

What is Valentine’s Day?

Valentines Day Recipes Step by Step – Valentine’s Day is celebrated on the 14th of February. It is the day for the expression of love.  There are many legends about Valentine. One goes like this. Valentine was a Roman saint. Emperor Claudius thought that unmarried soldiers were better soldiers. And therefore he banned the practice of marriage. However, St. Valentine secretly performed marriages of the lovers. He believed in love. He was arrested and put in jail. There he would take care of the prisoners and the blind daughter of the jailor. He even cured her blindness. They both fall in love. He wrote her a note of love, which said (by your valentine). St. Valentine was executed on the 14th February.

Why is Valentines’ Day celebrated?

It is a very old tradition to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Romans had a festival called Lupercalia during the mid of February which marked the beginning of spring season. This was the day of utterance of love, romantic love and gradually it started being known as Valentine’s Day.

How to000 celebrate Valentine’s Day?

There are so many ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day. By giving gifts to the loved ones, by getting them flowers, by cooking something for the loved ones, there are many ways.

A very important mode of utterance of love is by cooking for the loved ones. You might be a bachelor who has never cooked but wants to cook for his girlf0.riend, you could be an amateur baker who wants to bake, or you could be a busy person who wants to put up a special dinner for his/her love. We have something for everyone.

Eggless Baking Recipes for Valentine’s Day:

Valentine’s Day call for the kitchen to be filled with the aroma of vanilla, the fragrance of chocolate and the happiness of baking.

1. Chocolate Truffle Cake

This one is my favorite. And therefore I have created a very simple recipe which anyone can follow.

2. Sponge Cake without oven

If you wish to make a cake on this Valentine’s Day, you do not need eggs not even oven. You just wish to bake it, and it will be granted.valentines day recipes

3. Red Velvet Cake

Nothing says Valentine’s Day as a red velvet cake.Red Velvet Cake

4. Heart Cake

Valentine’s Day will be incomplete without a heart cake.valentines day recipes

Easy and simple recipes for Valentine’s Day

You could be a boy or a girl living in a hostel, with the most basic, almost negligible kitchen and even more basic cooking knowledge. Surprise your love with something cooked by you.

1. Butter Maggi

Well, you saw this coming, didn’t you? Maggi noodles come to our rescue on every occasion. Surprise your loved ones with a bowl of piping hot butter Maggi.valentines day recipes

2. Microwave Mug Cake

Every bachelor has the right to bake a cake for his girlfriend. And this recipe will help you do that.valentines day recipes

3. Easy Pasta Recipe

Here is a very easy pasta recipe for all those trying to impress their love with their culinary skills.valentines day recipes

4. Chana Cone Garam

Surprise your love with this beautifully presented simple recipe. This is a no-cook recipe, except for the boiling of corn, which too can be skipped.valentines day recipes

Easy and simple Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes

You might be too exhausted to put a lot of effort into cooking something. Here are a few recipes that are exclusive yet easy to make.

1. Pindi Chole with readymade kulcha

Have some soaked chickpeas but had a long day? Just get some readymade kulchas on the way back home, and team them up with so easy to make pindi chole.valentines day recipes

2. Dal Bukhara with steamed rice

Elaborate it may seem, but so simple it is. It doesn’t even call for any tempering, just loads of butter and cream.valentines day recipes

3. Mathura ke Aloo with poori/paratha

Okay so this recipe needs some time. And if you have time just put in the ingredients and tune in Netflix and after a while your delish Mathura ke Dubki wale aloo will be ready.mathura ke dubki wale aloo

4. Idli Sambar

Yes, this list has idli sambar. This sambar recipe is the simplest one and it has been paired with even more simple instant sooji idlis.valentines day recipes

Valentines Day Recipes Appetizers

1. Stuffed Tomatoes

Those red tomatoes will look so good on Valentine’s dinner table.valentines day recipes

2. Cheesy Veggies Bites

Want to get cheesy this Valentine? Try the cheesy veggies bites.valentines day recipes

3. Easy Paneer Tikka

A crowd-pleaser, paneer tikka has been simplified in this recipe.valentines day recipes

4. Tandoori Aloo

Who has gone wrong with potatoes ever?valentines day recipes

Valentine’s Day Special Main Course

1. Butter Paneer Masala

No occasion is complete without this favorite.valentines day recipes

2. Malai Kofta

Melt in mouth dumplings in rich and creamy gravy, these malai kofta, are so perfect for Valentine’s Day dinner.valentines day recipes

3. Palak Corn

Just like you and him/her, palak and corn is such a perfect combination.valentines day recipes

4. Mushroom Masala

If you are craving for something non-veg, but can’t indulge in it; try mushroom masala.valentines day recipes

Valentines Day Recipe Special Desserts

1. Fruit Custard

A sure hit for your Valentine’s Day dinner.valentines day recipes

2. Chocolate Fudge

Make and refrigerate it. Indulge in the chocolate fudge on Valentine’s evening.chocolate fudge

3  Chocolate Coated Strawberries

These are one of the most popular Valentine’s Day desserts. And the simplest one too!valentines day recipes

4. Cherry on the Churma

How about some surprise? Do make this gorgeous dessert which comes with a delish twist.valentines day recipes

I hope these recipes make your Valentine’s Day memorable. Have a good one!

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Hi! I am CA Vini Mehta. A Chartered Accountant by profession, a food blogger by passion! First of all, I would like to thank you for stopping by at Viniscookbook, I hope you have a good time. Here, yo...u will find the recipes which have been tried, at times re-tried in my kitchen and relished on the dining table. I am mother of two kids and the wife of a person with a high and selective taste sense, so basically anything, before finding its place on the blog, has many levels to cross and clear. This journey started a couple of years back. Before that I was making the most usual kind of food. The only experiment used to be asking my mother how to make something new or different☺. Then, one day, I tried a recipe for butter cookies. And they did not get to go in the container as they were over before I could store them. That day I was introduced to the joy of experimenting with recipes. And I loved everything else that followed especially garnishing and photographing food. I am still not well versed with the photography dos and don’ts but I love to experiment and learn, be it photography or cooking. Hope you too enjoy this journey as much as I do☺! Stay healthy, stay tuned!.

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