The menu is as much an integral part of Eid celebrations as the ritual and customs. It’s very much an integral part of the Eid-ul-Adha celebrations. Every Muslim family takes great care to prepare the exclusive dishes on Eid-ul-Adha. The idea is to make the menu over-the-top and include food which are not regularly eaten.
Most Eid-ul-Adha items are focused on the sacrificial meat of the Eid-ul-Adha ritual. Beef, of course, is the meat of choice ! A number of delectable dishes can be prepared with beef like the beef balls, beef kebabs, beef rolls, beef biryani, beef stew and many more. Shahi mutton Biryani, rice dishes, Afghani korma, meatballs followed by the sweet gulab jamuns are often an Eid-ul-Adha favorite among the Muslims.
But it must not be forgotten that before indulging in the delicacies, one needs to say his prayers before the Eid-ul-Adha feast. It is customary to begin eating in the name of Allah, the One God, and thank Him for all His grace and kindness.
Here are some Recipes to tangle your taste buds this Eid.
1 kg meat (make thin log slices and take out all fats)
1/2 cup fried onions (crushed)
125 gm yogurt
1 cup boiled onion paste
1 tbsp poppy seed powder
2-3 tbsp papaya paste
2 tbsp red pepper powder
1 tbsp cumin powder
1 tsp black pepper powder
2/3 tbsp hot mix
1/4 tbsp nutmeg and mace powder
3 tbsp ginger paste
1/2 cup mustard oil