Deccan Chronicle

Eid Recipes

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The joy of sharing a special feast with your family or friends on Eid is a scene to behold. Eid always holds a strong relationship with food.

Food has an inextricable connection with festivities. After all, they can easily make or break an occasion. And when it comes to Eid, food is an integral part of the festivities. Apart from Haleem, Mutton Korma, Biryani, Nihari, Tangri Kebabs, Sheermal, Seekh Kebab, Bhuni Raan, desserts like Sheer Khurma, Kimami Sewaiyan, Phirni, Shahi Tukda are Eid delicacies. A feast for the senses, food on Eid is all about celebration and the end of Ramadan and is dominated by several desserts.

Coffee Phirni (courtesy Gauravi Vinay, food consultant, Caffeine Baar)
Coffee Phirni (courtesy Gauravi Vinay, food consultant, Caffeine Baar)

It is also a great way to experience the culinary culture and heritage that has shaped the city’s tag of being the UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. While food has been an intrinsic part of the city’s culture, the period of Ramadan and Eid is when the culinary strength comes to the fore – and whether you are vegetarian or non-vegetarian, you will be spoilt for choice.

Here are some recipes that you can try this Eid:

  • Shahi Tourmaline (courtesy Naina Hussain, Director Dakni Sweet Treats)
  • Haleem (courtesy Shazia Khan, Chef and Founder of The Cooking Studio & The Studio Café)
  • Nombu Kanji (Chef Suju John, ITC Grand Chola)
  • Hyderabad Special Dum Biryani (courtesy Chef Krishna Reddy of Autumn Leaf Bistro Goa and Hyderabad)
  • Galouti Kebab (courtesy Shivani Sharma, Food content creator on Moj)
  • Coffee Phirni (courtesy Gauravi Vinay, food consultant, Caffeine Baar)
  • Shahjahani Gosht Korma (courtesy M Rehman, Founder, Afreen Foods LLP)

Read the full story that first appeared in Deccan Chronicle dated May 2, 2022 here:

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