Eid Al-Fitr marks the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan. Muslims from all over the world get together for prayers and celebrations. In addition to its religious significance, this celebration also features tempting food. A lot of people plan or organise gatherings for their friends and loved ones.There are many traditional delicacies that are made on the day. From sumptuous biryanis to delicious desserts, take a look at the dishes you can savour this Eid A-Fitr.
Mutton Shami Kebabs
This can be a great starter for your special Eid menu. Mutton shami kebabs, a drool-worthy snack from Hyderabadi cuisine, is surely going to set your mood right for the main course ahead. Tender mutton kebabs made with a bunch of spices taste yummy. Also, they are shallow-fried, so you can have them guilt-free.
It is a well-known mutton curry that is slowly cooked and created with a variety of spices. Nalli Nahari has a thick flavour and is very decadent. This dish was once offered to the kings following the morning players at some period in history. Nihar is the Arabic word for day.
Awadhi Mutton Biryani
In this recipe, rice is cooked with tender and luscious mutton chunks in a royal manner. This flavourful, savoury dish will leave your guests speechless. The distinctive flavours in Awadhi mutton biryani are preserved thanks to the cooking method.
A genuine and traditional food served on Eid is sheer khurma. It is a vermicelli pudding recipe created specifically for Eid celebrations. Dates are referred to as "khurma" while milk is referred to as "sheer" in Persian.
Ending a festive lunch with a scrumptious shahi tukda is a great touch. It's a delicacy made with bread and milk that will definitely entice your taste buds. This dish typically has a beautiful garnish of dried fruits like almonds, pistachios, rose petals, and a few kesar threads.
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The act of eating together
With the call of the Maghrib prayer, hundreds of fasting Muslims sitting in a row break their fast with the sip of lemon juice. Iftar is sharing with family and friends. The act of ‘eating together’ is advocated in Islamic sources. The Hadith recounts the word of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), and states that “Whoever has food enough for two persons, should take a third and whoever has food enough for four persons, should take a fifth or a sixth for blessing is in Jamma’a (gatherings, being together)."