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Eid recipes for a lip smacking dawat

Eid is synonymous with sumptuous food. Amazing melt-in-your-mouth kebabs, flavourful salans, aromatic biryanis and to-die-for desserts. If you don’t go into a food coma after an Eid meal, you are not doing it right!


Traditional Eid recipes are passed down from generation to generation. They are preserved, revered, and protected. But what if we told you that you can get them too? Celebrity Chef Ranveer Brar brings you authentic recipes from the royal families of India, the provinces of Pakistan and the beautiful regions of the Middle East.


Try these five recipes – from starters, main to desserts – and become an instant hit with friends and family.


Khyber Chicken Tikka: 


​There is nothing better than juicy chicken tikkas to start off your Eid feast. This time around, try a different take with this dish from the Khyber province of Pakistan. This Khyber chicken tikka recipe will help you make the most flavorful and sumptuous chicken tikkas you and your guests would have ever eaten. Made with a rich marinade of smoked mustard oil, cream, hung curd, and various spices, Khyber chicken tikkas are extremely easy to make. Once you have marinated the chicken, you need to put it on skewers, cook it off on a good grill pan and serve with mint chutney. 


Lamb Kibbeh


This deep-fried goodness is the national dish of Lebanon. Kibbeh can be made with many variations using different mince meats and spices. The Lebanese people take pride in their very own family kibbeh recipes, and it is most often the first dish served to guests. You can take your loved ones on a culinary trip to Lebanon by making this simple lamb kibbeh recipe. All you need is minced lamb, spices such as sumac, zattar, cumin, paprika, pomegranate seeds, daliya, and a few other basic ingredients. Next, you have to shape them in balls or triangles, and deep fry them in a thick bottom frying pan. Your heavenly lamb kibbeh is ready to be served.


Chicken Shawarma


Who doesn’t love good chicken shawarma! This popular Middle Eastern street food has gained a lot of popularity in India. From roadside vendors to fancy fine dining restaurants, all have their own version of this dish. This lip-smacking chicken shawarma recipe will have your guests asking for more this Eid. This healthy recipe will take you step-by-step – right from marinating the chicken, roasting it in a baking tray, and prepping your veggies to assembling it in soft pita bread. 


Moradabadi Chicken Biryani


Eid celebrations are incomplete without some delicious biryani. If you find the thought of making biryani from scratch overwhelming, you have come to the right place. This Moradabadi chicken biryani will soon become your favourite go-to dish. Originating from Moradabad in Utter Pradesh, India, this biryani is not too complex to make but is 100% aromatic and delicious. Before attempting this recipe, ensure you have a robust deep frying pan to cook the biryani well and keep it on dum to get the best flavours


Khubani Ka Meetha


A Hyderabadi classic dish, khubani ka meetha is a delightful apricot halwa. Khubani (which is the Urdu word for apricot) ka meetha dates back to the Mughal era. It enjoyed the patronage of the Nizams of Hyderabad and soon became the favourite of the people of the region. It is made with just two ingredients – apricots and sugar – but you will be surprised by how good it tastes. You can cook it in a simple non-stick frying pan and garnish it with some fresh cream and almond flakes.


With these fantastic recipes by Chef Ranveer Brar with you, no one can stop you from becoming a Masterchef. You can buy all your cookware for these dishes at your local Home Centre outlet or from the online store.


Ready to cook up a storm?