• Muhammad Faizan"
  • 2018/08/18

Eid-ul-Azha is just around the corner and we couldn’t help ourselves but to ditch our diets and indulge ourselves in some deliciously cooked meals.

Every recipe involves lamb’s meat and the mouth-watering food is shared with friends, families and the needy.

For most of this involves a never-ending list of meat recipes. So Foodnerd decided to shortlist Eid-ul-Azha recipes and dishes. Scroll away and find out the topmost delicious dishes of 2018. 

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8: Haleem

The taste of Haleem is something you can hardly resist. 

The rich Mughlai mutton-lentils wheat-stew dish - which hails from Arabia, is the perfect dish for this Eid. Also known as the generosity dish as it is prepared with the intention of sharing with others.  

A perfect dish to sit and enjoy with friends and family.

7: Nargisi Koftas

Nargisi Koftay is a perfect dish if you want to impress your guests and family members. 

It is made with hard boiled egg flavorsome minced meat mixture and deep fried. Cut into half and dipped into a gravy, an ideal foodie’s dream. 

There’s something rich and royal about this dish that’s why it made it to our top 8 list. :)

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6: Beef Biryani

The name of the dish is the apt description. Although the cooking style differs from city to city, however, Pakistanis can’t get enough of biryani be it Karachi, Hyderabad Lahore, Islamabad or Rawalpindi. 

Biryani is a complete meal itself, fits all the occasions; whether a spicy Hyderabadi Biryani or a Shahi biryani - there is a complete indulgence at the dinner table especially during the Eid festival.

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5: Achar Gosht

Achar gosht is an old age south Asian cuisine, consisting of tender meat with a subtle flavor of pickle in oil. 

This is a must-have for all the spicy food lovers. The tasty cuisine has a tangy and tarty taste as well as a beautiful aroma, which will make a perfect fit for the meaty Eid. 

It can be prepared in beef, veal, mutton, lamb and chicken as well.

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4: Sheer Khurma

Eid is incomplete without the king of dessert Sheer khurma. 

The rich dessert made from vermicelli, milk and includes dry fruits such as dates, almond, and cashews. 

There’s nothing like a bowl of creamy Sheer khurma served during the three days of Eid, be it Eid-ul-Fitr or Eid-ul-Azha.

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3: Mutanjan

Another popular south Asian dish is zarda, add fruits and murraba, what you get is appetizing Mutanjan. 

The colorful grains of rice add colors to this dish, making it a carnival-like feast and perfect for Eid-ul-Azha. The dish is thoroughly enjoyed in weddings across Pakistan.

2: Kata-Kat

Kata Kat is a traditional Pakistani recipe famous all over the world.

The dish name is Kata-kat because of the sound it emanates when meat is chopped on the large tawa (griddle).

It is made from lamb/mutton heart, kidney, brain and liver and taste will be as good as it could be. Everyone should try this dish, especially on Eid-ul-Azha.

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1:  Mutton Champ

Mutton champ is another delicious Eid spicy dish. It can be prepared in several ways including roasting, grilling or a shallow frying over a pan. 

It can also be served in curry and taste equally appetizing. Mutton ribs are surely one of the tops on our list.

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Did we miss any of your favorite dish? Comment your favorite dish in the comment section below.

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