It's time for feasting everybody; Eid Al Adha is here. Celebrated by the Islamic world to commemorate the sacrifice of Ibrahim. To mark this day, Muslims all over the world sacrifice animals like cow, goat and sheep and the meat is exchanged, consumed or given to the poor. Like all festivals, food is a big part of the celebrations. Some delicacies that are enjoyed during Eid are biryani, chops, nihari, kheema, kebabs and sweets.
On this occasion, we bring to you some of our choicest recipes for Eid Al Adha. Some are traditional like Hyderabadi Biryani and the others are a little unconventional like Butterfly Chicken. So don't your aprons and let's start cooking.
1. Dynamite Prawns=
It's aptly named Dynamite Prawns because it is an explosion of flavours and textures. It's a perfect appetiser for seafood lovers who love a bit of spice. On the occasion of Eid, whip up this delectable dish that is fiery, crunchy and delicious.
2. Chicken Sevai Bites
A unique recipe, these Sevai Bites are made of juicy chicken mince covered with a crisp coating of sevai or vermicelli. Crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside, these Chicken Sevai Bites are a great way to celebrate the day.
3. Butterfly Chicken
Juicy chicken pieces between crisp potato "chips", this Butterfly Chicken recipe is a perfect appetiser for parties. This lip-smacking starter recipe may seem difficult, but you will be surprised to see how quickly you could whip this up. For Eid this year, floor everyone with this delicious recipe which is a treat to the eyes and the tastebuds.
5. Mutton Tubes
Crunchy mutton-y bites breaded and fried to perfection, these Mutton Tubes will take your taste buds on a joy ride. The textures and the flavours are unreal. Serve them with a spicy chilli sauce, mint chutney, tomato ketchup or mayo.
6. Hyderabadi Biryani
This Hyderabadi Biryani is fragrant, spicy and rich. In other words, it's the perfect dish for Eid al Adha. The rice is flavoured with aromatic spices and the meat is so juicy and tender that it falls off the bone. Serve with raita and pickle.
7. Mutton Ghee Roast
Mutton lovers, brace yourselves for this banger of a recipe from the South. The meat is spicy, juicy and toothsome with the right amount of richness. A slightly unconventional fare for Eid, this Mutton Ghee Roast is sure to be a winner.
8. Fish Chilli
Pescatarians, here is a dish you won't be able to resist. This better-than-restaurant-style Fish Chilli is coated in batter, fried to crisp perfection and coated in a spicy gravy. The fish stays flaky and the sauce is mouthwateringly good.