Regardless of your stance, food is the main focus of Eid al Adha. It marks the beginning of outdoor barbecues and binge eating. Yes, the sacrifice makes our eyes water, but the delicious, spicy, and savoury cuisine more than makes up for it! In Pakistan, Eid is a holiday that is celebrated unlike any other, and since food is so important to Pakistanis, we have selected 8 dishes for you to try on Eid ul Azha.
These succulent mutton chops have a flavorful marinade of traditional spices and are served in a creamy sauce. Your family will look forward to the main meal after eating this scrumptious appetizer. The wonderful aspect of Eid al Adha is that you may make this dish multiple times because there is a surplus of meat available in all shapes and sizes.
The most popular one at Bakra Eid is Tikka Boti which is basically small cubes of meat loaded with spices and again ginger garlic paste, yogurt, lemon juice, freshly minced papaya to make them tender which are then placed on skewers and Barbecued.
The Kebda (Kaleeji)
This classic Yemeni morning meal features marinated and grilled mutton liver with a variety of herbs and spices. With rice or naan as sides, kebda can be served as the main meal. The Pakistani people’s spice-dependent taste senses will undoubtedly benefit much from it. Make this delicious dish for Eid and serve it to your guests as a dish from a different culture.
Galawat Ke Kabab
Galawat ka Kebab is an amazing dish that is marinated in roasted spices and fried at a high flame. It is ideal for those who enjoy subtle flavor and spices. For a taste boost, serve naan or kulchas alongside this delectable qeema to your visitors for this year’s Eid dawat.
Bihari Koyla Qeema
The Bihari community in Pakistan is renowned for its delectable cuisine, and one of their creations, the Bihari Qeema, differs differently from the traditional qeema. Here, spice-marinated beef mince is stir-fried while being smoked over coals. It is typically served for dinner and pairs well with naan.
Make this for Eid and win over your guests’ hearts; they will all be delighted.
One of the most well-known dishes of Pakistani cuisine is beef nihari. Everyone loves it, and it is also one of the “Eid specialties” that is served piping hot with Tandoori naan. We won’t pretend it’s simple to prepare because it’s not; it takes work, but the results are incredible if the instructions are followed perfectly.
Nalli Bhuna is a traditional Mughlai mutton curry recipe that uses a variety of spices, including cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg powder, and star anise. Nalli Bhuna serves curry-cooked mutton shanks rather than curry-cut meat pieces. When combined with Butter Naan or Rumali Roti, it makes a delicious lunch. It is made especially for Eid. To give Nalli Bhuna greater flavor, desi ghee should be used specifically.
Have you been anticipating this one?
Whether it is Eid or not, Karachi residents enjoy eating biryani at any time of the day.
This makes it essential for your upcoming Eid dawat.