Category: Eid Recipes

Chicken Changezi

Chicken Changezi

Yes, the name Chicken/Murgh Changezi might remind you of the mighty emperor Genghis Khan, popularly known as Changez Khan in the Indian sub-continent (It did to me). There may not be any connection but it would be interesting how Chicken Changezi got its name. Maybe […]

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. Rogan 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 […]

Tawa Bihari Chicken Kebab

Tawa Bihari Chicken Kebab

Everyone wants to experiment with new kabab recipes especially chicken kebabs. Bihari Chicken Kebab is well-known in North India and Pakistan. Bihari Kebabs are soft, succulent, and perfectly blended in spices. The best part of this recipe is that you don’t need an oven or […]

Katayef – Lebanese Stuffed Pancakes

Katayef – Lebanese Stuffed Pancakes

Katayef or Atayef are stuffed pancakes originating from the Middle East and Mediterranean regions. Katayef is a famous dessert with a rich filling of cream or custard with nut and is traditionally served in Ramadan. Katayef is similar to the usual pancakes, except that it […]