Eid Al-Fitr: A Taste of Traditions

   |  Updated: May 23, 2014 13:56 IST

Eid Al-Fitr: A Taste of Traditions
Eid Mubarak!

Eid al-Fitr literally means 'The Festival of Breaking the Fast'.  It is also known as the 'The Sugar Feast' or 'The Sweet Festival'. It marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting.  For the first time in several years Eid-ul-Fitr has fallen on a Friday adding more value to this auspicious day.

No celebration is complete without some good eats. Create a sumptuous spread with lots of  joy, pomp, love and a few festive flavors. Here are four handpicked classics, just to get the ideas rolling!

Keema Biryani

Aromatic biryani made from minced lamb meat (keema), dry fruits, rose water and a wide variety of masalas.


Seekh Kebabs
Kebabs made from minced mutton and chicken meat. Full of flavor, these kebabs are perfect as a starter for a dinner party.


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Mutton Bhuna Gosht
Mutton cubes cooked with spices, yogurt and milk. Served with zeera rice.



An Eid classic! Vermicelli cooked in milk and dry fruits. Made in every household on the occasion of Eid.


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