Eid Party: A Delicious Menu for a Delectable Eid Spread

Sushmita Sengupta  |  Updated: June 16, 2018 11:16 IST

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Eid Party: A Delicious Menu for a Delectable Eid Spread
The season of festivities are here again and we couldn't be more excited. Eid-ul Fitr 2018 is being celebrated today in India. Eid ul-Fitr marks the end of holy month of Ramadan. It is believed that the month of Ramadan is the period of spiritual renewal for the followers. People observe ritualistic fasts during the pious month to seek the blessings of the almighty, Eid ul-Fitr falls on the first day of Shawwal, which begins with a feast to end the period of fasting. From meaty biryanis, kormas, niharis to a dozen kind of breads, and divine sharbats, a traditional Eid spread is indeed a foodie's dream come true. This Eid, make sure you impress your guests like never before. 
 

If you are hosting an Eid party this year here's a fully-planned menu to avoid all the fuss. 

 

Eid Party: Starters


Tender and melt-in-mouth kebabs have been a part of a quintessential Eid spread since time immemorial. This season of festivities indulge in the richness and flavours of the same. Starting with the iconic chicken seekhkebabSucculent kebabs made from tender meat, masalas and seasoning, these skewered golden-brown delights are a treat to the soul. You can also try your hand at another Eid favourite - galouti kebab. The recipe of galouti kebab comes straight from the fabled kitchens of Awadh. If you have the time to be little more experimental try keema kaleji ki tikki. Made with lamb mince and liver, the tikkis go best with apricot chutney.(Also Read: 5 Delectable Kebab And Tikka Recipes For Iftar Party This Ramzan)
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Eid Party: Tender and melt-in-mouth kebabs have been a part of a quintessential Eid spread

 

Eid Party:  Drinks


For drinks you can opt for a nourishing and flavoursome badaam sharbatBursting with fragrant flavours of almonds, cardamoms and kewda, this refreshing drink is sure to impress. You can choose to make the most of the season with this delicious mango mastani too. A luscious mango shake topped with mango ice cream scoops, with a pinch of cardamom, almond flakes and garnished with silver varq

(Also Read: Ramzan 2018: 8 Ramzan Special Sharbats To Make At Home For Sehri And Iftar)
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Eid 2018: For drinks you can opt for a nourishing and flavoursome badaam sharbat.

 
 

Eid Party: Main Course


An Eid spread without biryani? Tough to imagine, right? Well, don't bother too much. As, we have got you a steller recipe that is sure to be one of the highlights of the day. This wholesome  shahi biryanicooked dum-style, made with layers of saffron-milk induced rice and juicy mutton pieces is a show-stealer. Another mutton must-have you must include in your spread is this mutton bhuna gosht mutton cubes cooked with spices, yogurt and milk goes best in company of  jeera rice.  Haleem, the rich mutton stew made with ground meat, lentil, spices and broken wheat, is yet another traditional Eid delicacy we can never get enough of. The chicken lovers can rejoice the hearty and flavoursome chicken kormaby chef Gunjan Goela. The rich curry brimming with essence of jaifal, javitri, gol mirch, kaju and kevar is best teamed with sheermal,the festive sweetbread. 

(Also Read: Eid 2018: 13 Genius Tips To Make The Perfect Biryani This Eid)​
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Eid 2018: A mutton stunner you must include in your spread is this mutton bhuna gosht
 

Eid Party: Desserts 


Time for desserts! And, there we saw you slurping already. Eid al-Fitr is also known as 'Meethi Eid.' Needless to say that desserts are a big part of the festivities. Sheer khurma forms an integral part of Eid celebrations. Sheer khurmais an authentic version of vermicelli pudding especially prepared for the festival of Eid. 'Sheer' is Persian for milk and 'khurma' translates to dates. This recipe flavoured with cardamom, raisins, grated coconut is sure to make you the star of the day. 

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Another very significant aspect of Eid delicacies is the use of rose flavour. This Eid party, try making this delicious and quick to make  gulab phirni.Milk thickened with rice flour and flavoured with cardamom, saffron, rose water and rose petal powder, the fragrant dessert is sure to tug your heart strings. 

(Also Read: Ramadan 2018: 5 All-Time Favourite Ramadan Desserts​)
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Eid 2018: Try making this delicious and quick to makegulab phirni

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About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong penchant for food, Sushmita loves all things good, cheesy and greasy. Her other favourite pastime activities other than discussing food includes, reading, watching movies and binge-watching TV shows.

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