Eid-ul-Fitr is also known as "Sweet Eid" because of the amount and variety of sweet dishes consumed on this occasion and celebrating the happy end of Ramadan (which brings the mercy of God). But now a days, trend is shifting on a high pace. Now on the Eid festival, people mostly experiments with the dishes and they don’t only focus on the sweet dish but also crave for a tangy spicy taste. So, here are the 5 delicious cuisines of Eid-ul-Fitr.
1) Seviyan “سویاں”
Sheer Khurma or Seviyan (vermicelli pudding with milk or water and lots of nuts) is a popular sweet dish eaten for breakfast on Eid Festival. It’s accompanied by saffron kehwa or doodh kehwa (milk kehwa) and is considered as one of the main cuisine on this festival.
2) Dahi Phulki “پھلکیدہی”
Dumplings in Yogurt is a great traditional snack or appetizer. Basically, originated in the South Asian countries, it is made up of two different things DAHI+PHULKI. Phulkiyan are usually small and made with “besan” and spices.It’s a lovely EID treat and you must try out this delicious dish. It is best served with different types of kinds of ketchup. Spicy, yet tasty dish!
3) Khasta Kachori “خستہکچوری”
Kachori is supposed to have originated in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. In these states it is made as a round flattened ball made with fine flour filled with a stuffing of baked mixture of yellow moong dal or Urad Dal (crushed and washed horse beans), besan (crushed and washed gram flour), black pepper, red chili powder, salt and other spices. On Eid, it is considered as a taste changer among all dishes.
4) Chana Chaat “چناچاٹ”
“Chana” is the name for the larger and lighter colored chickpeas commonly found in the West. These are known as kabulichana in Hindi-Urdu. Chana chaat is fairly dry and spicy with a sour citrus note (the flavor usually comes from coriander and onion). Chana chaat basically originated from the north Indian region and now it’s quite famous in the INDIA, PAKISTAN, and BANGLADESH. It is best served along with some sweet dish. Perfect for EID!
5) Shami kebab “شامیکباب ”
Shami kabab is a local variety of kebab from the Indian subcontinent; it is part of the Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi cuisines. It consists of a small patty of minced meat (generally beef, but occasionally lamb or mutton as well), with ground chickpeas, egg to hold it together, and tangy spices. Shami kebab is eaten as a snack or an appetizer. Shami Kebab is served to guests, especially, on the EID festival.
May you all set for these beautiful treats which are coming on the wonderful festival, Eid. Hope you get a chance to taste these delicious cuisines. Start reminding your friends, neighbor, and everyone. But don’t forget to miss the chance.
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