Eid al-Adha, also known as Bakri Eid, is a festival celebrated by Muslims worldwide to honour Prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God. It is is celebrated every year on the tenth day of Dhul Hijjah, the twelfth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. On this day, Muslims perform the Qurbani, or sacrifice, which is followed by special Eid prayers. Families gather to share a feast, typically featuring meat from the sacrificed animal. As Eid al-Adha 2024 is just around the corner, we bring you delicous meat recipes that are a must-try. From mutton korma to the rich and flavourful dal gosht, enjoy these scrumptious Eid al-Adha 2024 meat recipes.

Bakri Eid 2024 is almost here, and we can't wait to enjoy the delicious food that comes with it. The festival is incomplete without the flavourful and mouth watering biryani. While Biryani surely is the showstopper, other meat delicacies prepared during Eid are also flavourful and to die for. Here are seven meat delicacies you need to try this Bakri Eid and no it’s NOT Mutton Biryani.

Bhuna Kaleji

Bhuna Kaleji is a flavourful dish and an Eid specialty in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The liver of the sacrificed goat is cooked with savoury spices, chopped onion, ginger, garlic and green chillies in a way that it melts in the mouth. Usually eaten as appetisers, it tastes best with rumali roti, a soft and thin Indian flatbread.

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Mutton Korma

The freshly cut lamb or goat is used to make Mutton Korma. Enriched with spices, Korma is basically a gravy dish, traditionally made of Goat meat or Chicken with mixed spices to give it a touch of flavour. Eid al-Adha 2023 Celebrations in India: From Lucknow to Mumbai, 5 Indian Cities That Offer Best Celebrations During Bakrid.

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Galouti Kebab

Lucknow’s famous Galouti Kebabs, are deliciously small mutton cutlets. These kebabs are finely minced and mixed with a variety of spices and shallow fried till it turns golden brown. Best served with Pudina (mint) chutney, Galouti kebabs melts in your mouth from the very first bite.

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Nalli Nihari

Nilhari is a soft slow cooked stew consisting of Mutton and a mix of spices. The best and flavourful Niharis are cooked for hours just to get the right flavour and therefore it is usually cooked on special occasions like Eid or Ramadan days. Though nihari can be made from Chicken, Mutton, Lamb and Beef, the best nihari are usually made of Goat Meat or Beef.

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Paya Soup

Paya Soup is made of the leg of the goat or lamb. Generally the soup is thick and served with Naan or Khapus. It is made by slowly cooking the trotter with spices. Paya soup has medicinal properties and is considered healthy for bones.

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Dal Gosht

As the name suggests, Dal Gosht is a fusion of lentils with meat. It is a combination of two or more lentils and usually masoor and chana dal are used to make dal gosht as it gives creamy texture to the gravy. A perfect dish for Eid-al-Adha, this dish can be served with rice, rotis, naans and parathas.

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Yakhni Pulao

Yakhni, which comes from Persia, is a broth made with boneless meat, usually lamb or beef. It was brought to India during the Mughal invasion. Yakhni Pulao is a dish that includes this tender meat and basmati rice. Unlike biryani, it isn't very spicy, but its rich flavors are incredibly satisfying and wholesome.

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So, this Eid-al-Adha, let's skip biryani for a change and enjoy these delicious meat dishes that will satisfy your cravings and leave you wanting more. Eid-al-Adha Mubarak.

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