A rejuvenating drink, some bread to lap up your savoury curry and an authentic frozen dessert to end on a sweet note. Kick off your Eid the right way with our balanced and refreshingly different menu, offering not only a rich eating experience but also a satisfying cooking spree. Celebrate the unsung heroes of the Islamic flavour-dom, as #DSSCRecommends four glorious recipes to make your evening meal a resounding hit.
Made up of the dense sweet fruit traditionally eaten to mark the end of Ramadan, we bring a fun version to not only compliment custom but also to appropriately #BeatTheHeat. A nectarous shake doubling as a protein rich mix, this quick-to-make and quicker-to-finish energising batch of happiness needs to flood your fridge this summer.
Pour yourself a glass of this ambrosial concoction. And then pour some more.
Shake things up with this recipe.
Popular in the Middle East, Central Asia as well as in parts of the Indian subcontinent, Haleem is a humble meal of filling and simple lentils coupled with a richly flavored aromatic lamb. To be eaten with customary breads, naans or even rotis, this is the perfect dose of savoury to feast on shamelessly!
Step-by-step instructions to your feast here.
Out of the many different types of breads made for the festival, one of the best is the immortal Bolani. With a crisp outer shell and a warm delicious surprise stuffed into its body, it can be consumed as an independent meal or even a complimentary dish to accompany the various lavish curries that flow within the Islamic tradition. More than a glorified stuffed parantha, the fat flatbread stretches all the way from Afghanistan and into our carefully curated carte du jour.
Gather your F&F and break bread with this recipe.
Pulling away from the typical Kheer, Sewaiyan, and Sheer Khuram, we move into a Persian ice cream that captures all the sweet notes you look for in a conventional Eid dessert. Killing two birds with one stone, celebrate Meethi Eid and combat the fiery summer with a huge icy scoop of the fragrant Bastani. Historically scarfed down by the Persian royals, and even a cruising Alexander the Great, this opulent gelato promises a delicious conclusion to your gorgeous meal.
Recipe for sweet-
nothings to conclude your Eid feast.
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