Category: Eid Recipes

Um Ali – Egyptian Bread Pudding

Um Ali – Egyptian Bread Pudding

Umm Ali – a famous, festive Egyptian dessert – brings back memories from my food-filled childhood. A spoonful of Um Ali means buttery, flaky puff pastry soaked in flavored milk, crusted with nuts and shredded coconut, and layered with cream. Um Ali should be served […]

Lamb Chops

Lamb Chops

A variety of recipes from different cuisines can be experimented with lamb chops, all of which are equally delicious and simple. You’ll find a list of them on Cukzy as well – BBQ Mutton Chops,┬áMasala Lamb Chops, Cheese Mutton Chops, Greek Roasted Lamb Chops and […]

Turkish Rose Dessert – Gul Tatlisi

Turkish Rose Dessert – Gul Tatlisi

The Turkish Rose Dessert, or Gul Tatlisi, is a beautiful sweet treat. The roses are simple to make and, since this dish uses sugar syrup, the sweetness can be adjusted to suit your taste. The technique to make the roses is exactly like making Mini […]

Delhi Mutton Korma

Delhi Mutton Korma

Mutton korma recipe is one of the finest recipes from the Mughlai cuisine. The dish is rich and aromatic prepared with exotic ingredients. The authentic way to prepare similar meat dishes is to use as little water as possible and cook on low heat. It […]

Basbousa (Semolina and Yogurt Cake)

Basbousa (Semolina and Yogurt Cake)

Basbousa is a dessert that is not only popular in many Middle Eastern countries, but also in Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, and Greece. Basbousa is a sweet semolina cake that is soaked in sugar syrup. It may sound like a sweet treat but, trust me, […]

Mutton Rogan Josh

Mutton Rogan Josh

Rogan Josh is an aromatic lamb dish of Persian origin, which is one of the signature recipes of Kashmiri cuisine.┬áRogan josh was brought to Kashmir by the Mughals, whose cuisine was in turn influenced by Persian cuisine. Mutton Rogan Josh is a beautiful blend of […]

Seviyan (Sweet Vermicelli)

Seviyan (Sweet Vermicelli)

Eid is incomplete without seviyan and sheer khurma. Seviyan is an important part of breakfast on Eid and is also served to guests. There are many variants to seviyan. Some are fried, some are prepared with milk, some with cream. I like the fried version […]

Zarda Pulao (Sweet Rice)

Zarda Pulao (Sweet Rice)

Zarda Pulao is also known as Zafraani Zarda Pulao (Sweet Saffron Rice). The dish is not really a dessert but more like a finishing touch to your main course. Zarda pulao has been a mandatory dish to finish the Friday lunch (Compulsory congregation prayers are […]

Sheer Khurma with Coconut

Sheer Khurma with Coconut

Here’s another variant of Sheer Khurma and is quite distinct since it uses talmakhana and coconut. These ingredients make the sheer khurma a very rich dessert.     Ingredients: 250 grams Vermicelli 1 litre milk 1 cup dates 100 grams talmakhana, chopped (phool makhana, lotus […]

Sheer Khurma

Sheer Khurma

There are many dishes that are synonymous to Eid. Sheer Khurma is one of those eternal dishes, which has passed on from generations. When my husband returns from the Eid prayers, his first question is “Where’s the sheer khurma?”. Sheer Khurma is a tradition that […]