#EidMubarak: Celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with these lip smacking dishes

#EidMubarak: Celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with these lip smacking dishes

Eid ul-Fitr, which is celebrated by the Muslim community across the world, marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan during which followers of the faith observe a fast from dawn to dusk.

Muslims across the world will celebrate the festival, which will fall on June 5 this year, with zeal and fanfare in the company of their loved ones. But every celebration is incomplete without a delicious meal, so why not add some flavours to your gathering.

Executive Chef Sanjeev Chauhan from The Mellow Garden shares a few mouth-watering Eid recipes that you can enjoy with your friends and family on the joyous occasion. 

Rogan Josh

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You will love this Roghan Josh recipe.


500g – Mutton
2 – Onions
2 – Tomatoes
1 – Bay leaf
1tsp – Cumin seeds
2tsp – Ginger garlic paste
1 piece – Cinnamon stick
2 – Cardamom pods
1tso – Fennel powder
2 – Cloves
1tsp – Red chilly powder
2tsp – Coriander powder
¼ tsp – Turmeric powder
1tsp – Garam masala
¼ cup – Yogurt
2 cups – Water
3tsp – Refined/Mustard oil
⅓ tsp – Saffron (optional)
Salt to taste


*Wash the mutton properly and fry it till it turns brown. Keep it aside.

*Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds and let them splutter. Then add cinnamon, cloves, fennel, cardamom, bay leaf and stir for few seconds.

*Add chopped onions and saute until golden brown. Add ginger garlic paste into it and stir again.

*Add red chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala, saffron, chopped tomatoes and stir.

*Add the fried mutton pieces into it and fry for one minute.

*Add water, yogurt, salt and close the pressure cooker lid. After one whistle, simmer it for two minutes. Then remove from flame.

*Garnish with cumin powder and serve hot.

Mutton Burra Kebab

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Treat yourself to a plate of Mutton Burra Kebab.


4 pieces – Mutton chops
1tsp – Red chili powder
2tsp – Hung curd
2tsp – Ginger garlic paste
1tsp – Garam masala powder
Turmeric powder (a pinch)
¼ tsp – Black pepper powder
Cardamon powder (a pinch)
¼ tsp – Cumin powder
¼ tsp – Chaat masala
2tsp – Refined/Mustard Oil
1tsp – Lemon juice
Salt to taste


*Combine all the above ingredients (except mutton chops) and mix well in a large bowl.

*Coat the mutton chops evenly with this mixture using your hands.

*Let the chops marinate for minimum five hours in the refrigerator.

*Cook on a charcoal grill/barbeque grill/ preheated oven (150C) for 15 minutes on both sides till they are well browned.

*Serve hot with sliced onions, coriander leaves and lemon wedge.


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Add some sweetness to your Eid gathering with this Phirni.


2tsp – Basmati rice
1l – Full cream milk
½ cup – Sugar
½ tsp – Cardamom powder
2 tsp – Saffron milk
Dry fruits (chopped)


*Wash and soak rice for one to two hours.

*Boil milk in a pan and set aside.

*Drain and grind the rice coarsely.

*Add the coarsely ground rice paste to the milk and cook for five minutes. Stir continuously so that there is no lump and it does not burn or skew to the bottom.

*Add sugar, green cardamom powder, saffron and mix well. When the mixture starts thickening take it off the flame.

*Pour into soaked sakura/earthenware/china bowl. Chill in refrigerator for one hour.

*Garnish with dry fruits and cardamom powder.

*Serve chilled.

One comment

  1. I wish all my friends and their families in Muslim Community a HAPPY EID MUBARAK and I hope ALLAH blesses all of you.

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