Eid al-Fitr Dishes From Around The World

Savour Syahirah Mokhtazar 28-May-2019

The Eid al-Fitr celebration is something Muslims of all ages look forward to. This is a time when friends and families get together to spend quality time and catch up, after a month of focusing on religious obligations in Ramadan. But what truly brings people together is of course, the food! Food is a staple of Eid celebration. All around the world, Muslims welcome Eid al-Fitr with various traditional dishes. Here is a selection of Eid al-Fitr dishes from several countries.

 

SHEER KHURMA

The sheer khurma, a rich vermicelli pudding made with, nuts, dates ad sugar is typically enjoyed by Muslims in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. It’s usually served on the morning of Eid after the Eid prayer, as breakfast and for the guests who come visit throughout the day.

 

BEEF RENDANG

There are many traditional dishes associated with the celebration in Malaysia but the most notable one would be beef rendang. The dish is made with a flavourful spice paste and coconut milk, and cooked until the meat becomes fork-tender. It’s typically enjoyed with ‘nasi impit’ (rice cubes) or ‘lemang’ a traditional glutinous rice dish cooked in a hollowed bamboo stick.

 

BOLANI

This is a flat bread from Afghanistan, and it’s either baked or fried with a vegetable filling. It’s actually enjoyed even throughout Ramadan and throughout other special occasions year-round. Sometimes it can stuffed with ingredients like lentils, pumpkins, potatoes and is usually served with yoghurt.

 

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BIRYANI

The classic biryani is a really popular Eid dish in the United Kingdom. It’s a dish which brings together meat and rice and is heavily spiced, making it super flavourful. Meat used is usually chicken, but there are variations too like mutton and lamb. The entire dish is only complete when served with raita, a cucumber, mint and yoghurt dip with salad and pickles on the side.

 

MANTI

The manti is a dish that’s included in the Russian Eid feast. It’s basically stuffed dumplings which are made with either seasoned lamb or beef , boiled or steamed and is enjoyed with garlic-yoghurt sauce.

 

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TAGINE

This dish is actually popular throughout all of North Africa during Eid celebrations. Made up of protein such as chicken, or mutton, it is traditionally prepared with dried fruits and spices, fragrant spices in a conical earthenware vessel.

 

RUZICE

This is a Bosnian dessert, dubbed as baklava’s cousin. Made with phyllo dough, the Ruzice share the same soft-yet-crunchy, sweet syrup-y taste of baklava. But unlike baklava’s layering method, the ruzie gets rolled up and then cut like a baguette. It sure is a sweet way to kick off the Eid feast!