Meaty Festival 2018: Here are some special foods to celebrate Eid ul Adha

01:50 PM | 21 Aug, 2018
Meaty Festival 2018: Here are some special foods to celebrate Eid ul Adha
LAHORE -  Eid al-Adha, Bakrid or Bakra Eid falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the last month of the lunar year. It is also when Hajj, a pilgrimage in which the followers of Islam are required to complete once in their lives, takes place.

Eid-al-Adha 2018 will be celebrated across Pakistan on August 22, according to the Jama Masjid. The day is dedicated to the great sacrifice made to the Prophet by his devotee signifying his faith and devotion.

Let's have a look at some of the yummy meaty dishes you should add to this year's Eid menu:

1# Kachri Qeema: Kachri is a small wild brown melon found in desert regions and is used as a common ingredient in various delicacies. It is used as a food tenderizer and is generally available both in whole and powder form. Kachri qeema is a delicious delicacy that requires qeema, kachri, papaya, pineapple pulp, red chilies, curd and a host of spices to cook it to perfection.

2# Mutton Biryani: Biryani lovers, raise your hand! Eid celebrations are incomplete without the quintessential mutton biryani. The joy of gorging on fragrant basmati rice loaded with mutton marinated in yogurt is above all. Pair it with good portions of gravy and you're done for the day.

3# Bhuni Raan: Fried mutton leg served with roasted potatoes and fresh steamed vegetables, bhuni raan is a zesty mutton delicacy that every meat lover should try. To prepare this delight, you'd need a mutton leg, malt vinegar, yogurt and spices and you are good to go.

4# Kashmiri Mutton Kofta: An Eid feast without mutton kofta is incomplete; this Kashmiri recipe is all you need to impress your guests. Prepared with minced meat, Kashmiri mirch, and other spices, this recipe will make you fall in love. Serve it with steamed rice.

5#  Mutton Shami Kebab:  A delicious dish from Hyderabad, mutton shami kebab makes for the perfect starter for Eid party. It is prepared using mutton qeema, chana dal and a melange of spices. The tender kebabs are to die for.