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If you’re preparing a meal at home and want to try some traditional recipes, we’ve compiled a list of 7 of our favourite seasonal dishes that you must try this EID.
Everyone is preparing for Eid-ul-Fitr, and plans are in high gear. Ramadan comes to an end with Eid. In this momentous day, people pray to the Lord and assemble for a glorious feast later in the day. A typical Eid spread is an epicurean pleasure as well as a purely luxurious affair. If you’re having a party at home or want to go out and try some traditional classics, we’ve compiled a list of 7 of our favourite seasonal dishes that you must try this season. Here we go:
1. Sheer Khurma
Treat yourself, friends and family to this sensuous Eid favourite Sheer Khurma/Saviyan. A healthful sweet milk dessert with vermicelli filled with chunky almonds and raisins.
2. Mutton Korma
Earthy masalas, cashew paste and saffron thrive in this hearty mutton curry. The tender and spicy mutton parts go well with sheermal/nan and bakar-khani.
Biryani is a traditional dish served during the Eid festival. Biryani is an aromatic rice dish layered with delicious pieces of your choice meat that is popular with people of all ages. You’ll get what we say if you pair it with raita or chutney.
Kheer is a type of pudding from the Pakistan subcontinent that is made by boiling milk, sugar, and rice, while rice can be substituted with bulgur wheat, millet, tapioca, vermicelli, or sweet corn. Desiccated coconut, cardamom, raisins, saffron, cashews, pistachios, almonds, or other dried fruits and nuts are commonly used to spice it. It is usually served as part of a meal or as a dessert.
Nihari is derived from the Arabic word ‘Nahar,’ which means ‘day.’ It is a popular food dish, made with a variety of calming spices and kewda water. However, the curry can also be consumed in the evenings when hanging out with friend.
This robust mutton stew is a traditional Eid 2nd or 3rd day dish. This flavorful treat, made of coarsely pounded beef, is one you won’t want to skip. Since it incorporates slow-digesting and fast-burning ingredients, haleem is a high-calorie dish that provides instant energy.
The fragrant treat is a thickened milk dessert with ground rice garnished with almonds, dried fruits, and raisins.