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Must a Try These Top 5 Eid Recipes on This Eid Ul Fitr

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Eid ul Fitr is just around the corner and after one month of fasting, we all want to celebrate this ‘meethi Eid’ by sharing delicious food with our loved ones. There are a variety of dishes to choose and each one is special and tasty in its own way. Our list of top 5 Eid recipes on this Eid ul Fitr 2018 has something for everyone. For your Eid feast we have prepared a variety of dishes, from meaty delights to sweet desserts dishes. These are our top 5 picks for special Eid recipes to cook this Eid ul Fitr:

Chicken Tikka

BBQ food is almost a staple for Eid gatherings and preparing it can be a wonderful activity for the family to do together. The most popular BBQ is of course the chicken tikka. It is salty, spicy and mouth-watering delicious.
Mix your chicken together with the spices of your choice such as

  • Red chilli powder
  • Tikka masala
  • Turmeric powder
  • Cumin powder

Make sure the tikka is not too spicy for the children of the family so you must add the spice accordingly. Add lemon and garlic paste, marinate in yogurt and it is ready to be grilled!

Chicken Handi

This is a very lavish treat made with cream but everyone deserves a little treat after Ramzan! The recipe is quite rich as it includes the following ingredients:

  • Plain Flour
  • Cream
  • Yogurt
  • Coconut
  • Ghee

Mixed with the spices of your choice, the final dish is a creamy spicy delight that is best served hot with some garlic naan and cucumber raita. The best way to cook this dish in a clay pot.


This is not the easiest dish to cook and it does require some time and effort. But the final result is so good and tasty that your family will not stop praising you. The basic ingredients of this dish are

  • Wheat
  • Channa daal
  • Urad daal
  • Arhar daal
  • Lamb or chicken, shredded
  • Pure ghee
  • Spices of your choice

If you decide to make this dish, use as little oil as possible (without compromising the dish) so that the oil doesn’t float on top afterwards. Serve hot Haleem with raita, fried onions, some chaat masala, lemon, and hot naan.

Sheer Khorma

Eid is not Eid without meetha! Sheer Khorma is enjoyed by the entire family for breakfast on Eid and without the day is incomplete. This sweet dish is easy to make and requires

  • Milk
  • Vermicelli
  • Sugar
  • Dry dates (choaray)
  • Almonds
  • Pistachios
  • Cardamoms
  • Ghee
  • Cloves

You don’t need anything else to make this easy dish. Serve this delicious sweet dish for breakfast so everyone leaves for their Eid prayers with full and happy bellies!

Gulab Jamun

There are two parts to this dish. One is the sheera, and one is the gulab jamun. For the sheera you will need these ingredients:

  • Sugar
  • Water
  • Cardamom

The ingredients for the gulab jamun are:

  • Nido milk powder
  • Plain flour (maeda)
  • Semolina/sooji
  • Baking powder
  • Egg 1
  • Oil for deep fry

You must be careful while measuring the ingredients for the gulab jamun because you don’t want them to be too hard or small. Prepare the sheera first and leave it to cool. Then make the gulab jamun so you can add it to the sheera immediately. You can serve dish warm or cold.