Eid al-Adha is the “Festival of the Sacrifice”, also called the “Sacrifice Feast” or “Bakr-Eid”. Traditionally, a goat is sacrificed by every family on this day. It is the second of two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide every year. Bakrid is also considered the holier of the two. Here is a list of dishes you should have at your Muslim friend’s place:

1. Steamed Kebab


It is made with pieces of mutton boneless in place of mince. Yogurt, lemon juice and spices generate a tangy flavor. Extensive marination will lead to an excellent flavor.

2. Murg Adraki


The warmth and fragrance of ginger (adraki) is at the heart of this classic north Indian dish. This dish makes a smart main course choice for dinner.

3. Gosht Badami


A really mild curry, with saffron adding a beautiful flavor, making this an excellent dish.

4. Achari Mutton


Achari Gosht Recipe or Achari Mutton is a wonderful yet rare recipe from the Awadhi cuisine of Uttar Pradesh. Succulent mutton is cooked with pickled flavors and served with hot rotis or naan.

5. Mutton Biryani


Hyderabadi Dum Ka Mutton Biryani is a mouth-watering dish cooked using the unique dum technique. This dish is the most common of them all.

6. Shami Kebab


Shami Kebab is a popular local variety of kebab from the Indian subcontinent. It is part of the Pakistani, Punjabi, Indian, and Bangladeshi cuisines. It is a small patty of minced or ground meat with ground chickpeas, egg to hold it together, and spices, Shami kebab is eaten as a snack or an appetizer. Shami Kebab is served to guests especially in the regions of Hyderabad Deccan, Punjab, Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh and Sindh.

7. Double ka meetha


Double ka meetha is basically a bread pudding consisting of fried bread slices soaked in hot milk with spices, including saffron and cardamom. It is a popular dessert of Hyderabad served at weddings and parties. Double ka meetha refers to the milk bread, called “Double Roti” in the local Indian dialects because it swells up to almost double its original size after baking.

8. Qubani ka meetha


Dried apricots from Afghanistan that are especially prized for their flavor, are used in making Qubani ka meetha. Qubani ka meetha is a very popular dessert of the Hyderabadi cuisine.

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