Eid al-Adha is celebrated by Muslims all across the world with much fervour. And since no celebration is complete without food, this Bakrid we bring you traditional and exotic flavours that are closely associated with the festival. This way you get a chance to bring your family and friends together and enjoy a hearty meal.
Tufahija is a dessert made of apples poached in sugar water and is a particular favourite of Bosnians on Eid. To make things more interesting, it is stuffed with nuts, walnuts or almonds and topped with whipped cream or creme fraiche. It originated in Persia and was later brought to the Balkan region during the spread of the Ottoman empire.
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This Afghani street food is much loved during Eid. As it generally goes with street food, this flatbread stuffed with vegetables like potatoes, green onion, cilantro, and green pepper can be easily rustled up at home. It is generally served as an appetiser but can also be eaten as a main dish with yoghurt.
Have you ever dreamt of feasting on a thousand layer cake? Yes, it’s possible! Lapis legit is an Indonesian celebratory multi-layered cake that is a favourite during Eid festivities in the country. This Dutch legacy is actually a spiced cake and usually involves the use of cinnamon powder, mace powder, and nutmeg powder.
LOKUM OR TURKISH DELIGHT
Lokum or Turkish delight finds a special place in the hearts of food connoisseurs. This 200-year-old small cubed sweet finds lots of fans during Eid festivities and otherwise also. It has a soft, elastic texture and is coated with powder sugar or coconut.
This fabulous dish is the national dish of Ethiopia. A hearty stew or curry made with chicken, it is typically served as a communal dish, where everyone can enjoy it together.
Tajine is a traditional Moroccan dish that is slow cooked in a typical tajine pot that is entirely made of heavy clay. This recipe combines lamb or chicken with a medley of ingredients and seasonings: olives, quinces, apples, pears, apricots, raisins, prunes, dates, nuts, with fresh or preserved lemons, with or without honey, and with or without a complexity of spices.
So, which one would you like to try this Bakrid? Let us know in the comments section below.