Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. The month’s sunrise-to-sunset fasting officially begins on the first night that the new crescent moon is visible. In 2016, Ramadan began on June 6. Now with end of the month and EID being celebrated today, here are some dishes from around the world which you can’t afford to miss.
- Shahi Nawabi Biryani
This Shahi Biryani is enriched with more flavours from Nawabi kind of peoples. Perfect way to break your fast is by savouring this delicious biryani.
- Seviyan Kheer
Seviyan is a sweet dish that is made from vermicelli and milk. It is cooked on EID but also taken as a dessert after a normal, everyday meal.
- Turkish Kofta Kebab
These lamb kebabs taste best when cooked in a charcoal barbecue rather than over a gas stove or gas barbecue. The flavour lies in the multitude of spices used in making the kebabs. They taste best when served with fresh mint yogurt and a side salad of fresh greens and colourful veggies.
- Chicken Charmoula
Fragrant toasted spices, olives and preserved lemons make Tamasin Day-Lewis’s Moroccan-style chicken a dish to be savoured
- Mutton Leg Roast
Mutton leg roast is a delicious mouth-watering dish that no one can resist which makes it one of the most popular EID dishes!
- Pasanda Gosht
This delicious dish is traditionally from Pakistan and is loved by many people.
- Seekh Kabab
Well, one doesn’t even need to list this item. In this, mutton is minced and then given the shape and name of seekh kabab
- Chicken Shashlik
For those who aren’t big fans of lamb, we bring you an easy to prepare chicken shashlik. This requires some capsicum, onion, tomatoes and chicken on skewers, all piping hot out of the frying pan. It’s a quick appetiser to prepare before a grand feast. Serve them hot with a mint chutney and enjoy!
- Chicken Tagine
This is another dish that works well as a main course. The chicken tagine is also packed with various spices that makes this dish stand out and be memorable for all your guests and family. Serve this with fried rice, some pickles, and dig in!
- Masala Vada
For vegetarians, these channa vadas are a delicious snack and super healthy too. Serve these on their own as an appetizer with tomato sauce or mint chutney or as a side dish with rice and chicken curry. These will be good for you to balance out all the heavy eating that you would take up on all through the day!