Eid al-Adha is the second major Muslim festival after Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting. The occasion will be celebrated in most countries on Friday, July 31.

Traditionally, On Eid Al-Adha food served is usually lamb, goat or beef. However, the dessert is the star of the show.

Read on to learn quick & simple dessert recipes if you’re running out of ideas for something to cook up.

1. Sheer Khurma

Sheer khurma literally means “milk with dates” in Persian. Restaurateur and Chef Osama Jalali says, sheer is the milky and denser version of seviyan. Here’s a delicious recipe of the Sheer Khurma.


sheer khurma

2. Double Ka Meetha or Shahi Tukda

Made by frying small pieces of bread, dipped in condensed milk, and dry fruits and infused with a hint of cardamom, shahi tukda may safely be dubbed as one of Awadh’s best contribution to Indian cuisine. Resembling each other in taste and presentation, there are no striking differences between double ka meetha and shahi tukda except in terms of thickness, the latter is slightly fluffier.Here’s a delicious recipe of shahi tukda for this Eid festivities.

3. Baklava

Crunchy and delicious, baklava is a Turkish dessert made with layers of filo pastry laced with butter and layers of chopped pistachios and nuts. These baked pastries are soaked in rose flavoured sugar syrup, which gives the pastry its signature fragrant essence. Here’s a recipe of baklava that you can try at home. The process is slightly cumbersome, but we assure you the end product is worth it all.

4. Phirni

Often dubbed as a close cousin of kheer, phirni is typically milk thickened with rice flour and flavoured with cardamom, saffron, rose water and topped with pistachios and nuts. Phirni uses ground rice rather than whole rice. It is a prepared widely during Eid festivities and is traditionally served in clay vessels, which helps keep the temperature of the dessert down. Here’s a recipe of phirni to take your festive spirit a notch higher


5. Kulfi Faluda

Loaded with nuts and indulgently creamy,kulfiis one summer staple we are always up for. This festive season, here’s another reason to enjoy this dense, delicious and nutty dessert. Guess what? It is ridiculously easy to make at home, too, and can be made with basic ingredients like milk and nuts. Here’s a delicious recipe of mango pista kulfi you can try at home. Kulfi is teamed best with slurpy and delicious falooda, here’s a recipe.

kulfi falooda

Source : NDTV Food