Eid ul Fitr is a festival that is widely celebrated by the Muslim Community across the world. In India, Muslims comprise of the second largest community, after the Hindus. Thus, Id ul Fitr is celebrated with great zeal and gusto, in the country. In fact, the festival serves as a lively example of the communal harmony that India basks in. The spirit of the festival is manifest in the harmony among people of different religions, sharing love and respect for each other. This festival fiesta brings along a package of joy, conviviality and a sublime flavor of food. Like any other festival, Eid ul Fitr is also celebrated with luscious dishes, meant especially for this day.
Scrumptious dishes are cooked and distributed among friends, families and relatives on Eid ul Fitr. These delicacies are prepared while taking special care of the techniques that were used to cook them ages ago. These mouth-watering dishes can be prepared within no time and enjoyed with family and friends. Their ingredients are easily available in the market and not many of them require exhaustive preparations. Here, we have tried to provide you with recipes of some evergreen dishes that are specially cooked on the festival of Eid. Make your Eid exclusively special by trying these appetizing recipes and give your family a treat to remember.
Badami Gosht is an extremely liked dish, on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr as well as otherwise. It is a spicy non-vegetarian dish, prepared especially to celebrate this festival of Id with food. It smells heavenly and is extremely luscious in taste, thus loved by everyone.
Badam Phirni is a sweet dish cooked on the festival of Eid ul Fitr. Though phirni is loved by all, it can be a real treat for those who love milk and milk products. Desserts are the pick of every festive meal and Badam Phirni has a smooth, rich and creamy taste, to live up to the flavor of the special occasion of Eid.
Nawabi Biryani is a special dish made on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr. It is a non-vegetarian dish which is made by using liberal amount of raisins, and is called ‘Nawabi’ Biryani precisely for this reason. Its ingredients are easily available in the market, and it is also easy to cook.
Haleem is a dish that is very popular amongst the Muslim community of North India, Pakistan and Persia. It is especially prepared in the Muslim countries during Ramadan and Moharram months and relished by the community members. In general, Haleem is sold as a snack in the markets and also cooked at Muslim weddings, as a starter.
Mutton Korma is a rich and spicy meat curry. It’s a delicious non-vegetarian dish and is popularly prepared on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr. Mutton Korma is unique in taste and is popular throughout the Muslim World. In India, Mutton Korma is equally popular among all the non-vegetarians, Muslims or not.
Seviyan is a sweet dish that is made from vermicelli and milk. It is not only cooked on the special occasion of Eid ul Fitr, but also taken as a dessert after a normal, everyday meal. It is equally popular among Hindus and Muslims in India. It has a rich sweet taste and can be very easily cooked with the least effort.
Sheer korma is a traditional festive breakfast of the Muslims. Sheer, literally means sweetened milk, while Korma is made of dried dates. Sheer Korma is cooked as a dessert at the time of celebrations. It is served to the family on the morning of Eid and to all the guests who visit the house on the festival of Eid.
Sufi Malpua is a sweet dish made from milk, maida (flour) and sooji (rava). Widely popular amongst the Muslim community around the world, the dish is especially made on the festive occasion of Eid ul Fitr and served to family and friends. One of the many dishes cooked on the time of festivities, it is popular across parts of India, irrespective of what religion one practices.
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