Australian PM Scott Morrison whips up some Kerala delicacies to celebrate Diwali

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has always expressed his love for the flavorsome Indian cuisine. Now,he has tried his hands in preparing some authentic Indian dishes like prawns cooked in spiced coconut gravy. Even though he hasn’t tried these dishes in India, he was curious to cook them in his kitchen. He surprised his guests, who arrived at his residence for the special Diwali dinner, with Kerala style prawns curry in coconut gravy. Besides, he also cooked delicious chicken curry and saag (leafy vegetable curry) too. Morrison has posted the pictures of him cooking these Indian dishes on his social media page.

The Prime Minister had earlier wished the Indian community in Australia, for Diwali, in a special video message. Extending his warmest greetings to everyone celebrating the festival of lights, Morrison said that Diwali is when “we turn the corner and begin to see the lights ahead of us, guiding us forward.” Interestingly, he had wished Happy Diwali in Hindi.

Meanwhile, many Keralites thanked the Australian Prime Minister, in the comments section, for cooking the Kerala dishes for his Diwali dinner. Some of them even invited Morrison to Kerala to try out other delicious dishes. Morrison, who loves cooking, often posts pictures of him cooking Indian dishes and other cuisines, and serving them for his family members. Earlier, the pictures of the samosas that he had made prior to the virtual summit between the leaders of Australia and India too had become viral.

He had tweeted those pictures as ScoMosas and had expressed his desire to share the vegetarian meal with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. Meanwhile, Morrison’s special Rajasthani Lamb Rhapsody, a rare Indian dish too had grabbed applauds on the social media. He had also shared the playlist of his favorite Indian songs that he usually listens while cooking. It is for the first time that the Australian Prime Minister has shared the pictures Kerala dishes. He mostly relies on Youtube and asks his friends for recipes and cooking methods. 

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