Eid al-Fitr Food Recipes 2022: From Mutton Yakhni Pulao to Ande Ka Mesub, 5 Delights to Make Your Eid Special (Watch Videos)

Eid al-Fitr is one of the biggest holidays celebrated in the Islamic religion. The festival marks the end of Ramadan which is the holy month of fasting. Eid begins at sunset on the night of the first sighting of the crescent moon, and if the moon cannot be seen immediately after the 29th day of the previous lunar month, Eid is celebrated the following day. Eid al-Fitr 2022 is most likely celebrated in India on Tuesday, May 3. Eid al-Fitr 2022 Mehndi Designs: Latest Indian Henna Designs & Easy Arabic Mehandi Designs to Celebrate Islamic Festival (Watch Videos).

It is forbidden to fast on the day of Eid al-Fitr and the holiday is celebrated as the day of breaking the fast. Family and friends exchange sweets and greetings. As a gift of Eid, the elders of the family give money or “salami” to the young people. A delicious feast is prepared for dinner, combining old and new flavors and recipes and including classics like Ghosht Biryani and Sheer Kurma. Let’s take a look at some of the recipes you can prepare for your Eid al-Fitr celebration.

5 recipes for Eid-al Fitr 2022

1. Yakhni Pulao Sheep

Yakhni Pulao is a specialty dish made with mutton and saffron. Mutton Yakhni Pulao is a savory rice with soft and tender mutton that has been marinated in a mixture of spices. It is one of the most popular dishes.

2. Chapli Kebab

This is a Peshawari style kebab, made with ground mutton and a mix of spices. Chapli Kebab is not always crispy but rather soft in shape and is made with pomegranate seeds to add a level of bite to the dish and serves as a great appetizer.

3. Nihari

Mutton fans swear by Nihari, the dish is slow-cooked meat in a broth of mixed vegetables and spices. Nihari is the art of slow cooking meat. The dish is aromatic and is sure to be the star of the feast.

4. Pure Kurma

Eid without Sheer Kurma seems incomplete. It is a classic vermicelli candy that is made with condensed milk and dried fruits. The dish is filled with warmth and rich with the history of Eid.

5. Ande Ka Mesub

Ande Ka Mesub is an egg halwa made from eggs and flour. This dish is very simple and not too sweet but the flavors topped with dried fruit make it a popular dish for children.

Eid al-Fitr is not just the celebration of breaking the fast, it is the celebration of reflection and perseverance. The festival is celebrated with great grandeur and also with a belief in charity, people donate new and old goods to people in need and this embodies the spirit of the festival.

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