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10 Traditional Eid-al-Fitr Dishes around the World

Eid al-Fitr, also known as the sweet Eid, is celebrated in a traditional way by Muslims around the world. On Eid, celebrated at the end of the holy month of Ramadan, people meet and share happiness. Dishes are very important on this occasion. Here are some of the dishes that are considered traditional Eid-al-Fitr dishes in different countries of the world, some of which may be sweet while some may be spicy or salty.

Laasida and Tagine

In Morocco, Eid al-Fitr begins with eating Laasida for breakfast after prayers. This dish is similar to rice pudding in appearance but contains butter, honey, and hot spices. This simple but sweet dish is very popular there. Is eaten from. Similarly, in North Africa, the most popular dish on Eid is Tagine, which is made from chicken, but some people also make it from goat meat, which is filled with dried fruits.

Laasida and Tagine - Traditional Eid-al-fitr Dishes

Sheer Khurma of Subcontinent

Needless to say, in the subcontinent (Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh) this dish (Sheer Khurma) made from Sawaiyan and milk is very popular. This is also often decorated with almonds and dates. By the way, apart from these three countries, it is one of the most popular Eid dishes in the world.

Sheer Khurma

Lapis Legit Indonesia

One of the effects of Dutch imperialism on this country is the dish, which is extremely delicious and contains a thousand layers of cake, prepared on the occasion of Eid at the end of Ramadan. This dish is still popular in Indonesia as well as in the Netherlands. Popularly, each layer is made from butter, while many other ingredients are also used.

Lapis Legit Indonesia -Traditional Eid-al-fitr Dishes

Bolani AfghanistanTraditional Eid-al-fitr Dishes

Eid al-Fitr is also celebrated in Afghanistan with great enthusiasm, especially children are more enthusiastic about it. One of the dishes that is mostly cooked on this occasion is Bolani, a bread that is filled with either green leafy vegetables, such as spinach or potatoes, and pumpkin or lentils. It can be considered as one of the limited spicy dishes on the occasion of Eid.

Bolani Afghanistan

Butter cookies, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt and Iraq

In other countries, including Palestine, this dish is very popular on the occasion of Eid. But, in Palestine, it is known as graybeh, in the recipe of which almond or some other nut is used. In Syria and Lebanon, mamoul is named and usually includes walnuts or dates. And in Iraq, it is called klaicha while in Egypt it is called kahk. In these countries, it is filled with honey.

Butter cookies, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt and Iraq

Biryani United Kingdom

Biryani is one of the most popular Eid food in the UK. Everything from chicken to beef or mutton biryani is prepared. Served with raita, salads and pickles, this dish is definitely prepared in Pakistan and India on every occasion.

Biryani United Kingdom

Rendang Malaysia

Many traditional dishes are prepared in Malaysia on the occasion of Eid-al -Fitr, the most prominent of which is the spicy coconut curry or Rendang. Beef is added to it with great relish, this dish is also popular in Indonesia, while it is also very popular in places where Malays live, such as Singapore, Brunei, Philippines, etc.

Rendang Malaysia

You Xiang China

Muslims living in China often go to their elders’ house on the occasion of Eid and eat this dish before returning home, it is usually served with soup or rice. It is a simple, flour-based dish that has many traditions associated with its preparation and use.

You Xiang China - Traditional Eid-al-fitr Dishes

Manti Russia

In Russia, delicious dishes are prepared on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, especially this dish which is eaten with great relish. It is filled with pieces of beef or mutton and is sour, but the recipe may vary from region to region, and you will never find the same flavor anywhere.

Aseeda Yemen

This Yemeni jelly-based dessert is also popular in Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Libya. It uses wheat and honey, it is eaten very fast after boiling.


Aseeda - Traditional Eid-al-fitr Dishes

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