This year will see Eid al-Fitr 2019 begin on the evening of Tuesday, 4 June and end on the evening of Wednesday, 5 June. After a month full of Ramadan aka Ramzan fasting, the day finally arrives to bring the fasting to an end. Eid is celebrated on the basis of the sighting of the moon of Shawwal, the 10th month in the Islamic calendar. The festive month is celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervour by the Muslims. However, the most exciting part about Eid is the delicious FOOD right from Mutton Biryani to sheek kebabs, to faloodas and seviyans. The mouth-watering food is probably the best thing about the celebration. Eid in India is also called the ‘Sweet Festival’ for a reason! The dessert prepared on the auspicious day is extremely popular! The most loved sweet Eid Al-Fitr recipe is of Sheer Khurma: Here’s How to Make Rich Vermicelli Pudding at Home (Watch Video.)
Shahi tukda made out of bread fried in oil and dipped in the sugar syrup mixed with rabri is the most unforgettable dessert you'll ever have. Rabri, condensed milk generally has flavours of saffron, cardamom and sugar.
Shahi Tukda recipe video:
Chicken Afghani Gravy
Made out of fresh chicken, green chilli, onion, garlic, ginger, Coriander leaves, lemon juice and a blend of different spices, this spicy delish is a must-have on Eid.
Chicken Afghani Gravy video:
This Eid why not try out this fusion sweet treat of Seviyan served as custard. Ramzan special custard seviyan is perfect for Iftar and Eid. You'll need milk, dry fruits, vermicelli, sugar and custard powder.
Saviyan Custard Video:
Mutton dum biryani made out of fresh mutton pieces, fragrant rice and spices is an all-time favourite dish. However, during Eid, this recipe is a must-try!
Mutton Biryani Recipe Video:
Pista Falooda made out of pista aka pistachio nut, milk, seviyan, chia seeds, jelly, cardamom powder and sherbet is something you should definitely try this Eid. This cool treat will also be awesome to beat the heat this summer.
Pista Falooda Video
Eid begins with festivities on the previous night itself, called ‘Chand Raat’, and this celebration is all about being with your friends, family and eating a lot of good food. Huge feasts are shared with loved ones. Eid Mubarak to all our fellow Muslims and everyone.
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