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5 delicious Eid-al Fitr dishes

5 delicious Eid-al Fitr dishes

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Eid-al-Fitr marks the end of the Ramadan; a religious holiday that is celebrated by Muslims world-wide. It is an important religious celebration that marks the end of the fasting period, and is enjoyed by prayer and food with family and friends. These festivities traditionally last for three days, depending on what day it lands on the calendar. Stuck on what to cook for the three-day celebration and in need inspiration? Here are our 5 must have dishes to have during your Eid-al-Fitr party!


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1. Rendang

Rendang is a Malaysian spicy coconut curry, that is filled with rich and traditional flavours, usually served with white rice. This dish has become a crowd favourite during the holy month and has spread throughout Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines. 


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2. Butter Cookies

For a quick and easy dessert that both the adults and children will love, butter cookies are your best bet! Originating in Palestine, these are called 'Graybeh' are a dessert made from pine nuts or almonds. Extra ingredients can be added for extra flavour, such as walnuts and dates.


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3. Lapis Legit

No party is complete without a cake! Lapis Legit is an Indonesian thousand-layer cake, where each layer is made from poured and broiled batter, before being assembled into the finished product. It is a tedious dessert to make but it is well worth it in the end. 


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 4.       Raan

Raan is an Indian inspired dish which consists of a spiced and seasoned roast leg of lamb. Paired with a salad, it is an easy dish to cook. If this dish isn't demolished by your guests, the leftovers are still sensational and can be made into a salad or sandwiches for the next day!


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5. Spiced Potatoes

This North Indian dish is a great pair for all your hearty stews and curries. It is usually seasoned with chaat masala and served with hari and tamarind chutney but can be altered to your own taste. It is also a great vegetarian option!

Marking the end of Ramadan with a feast with friends and family is a joyous celebration but can often be quite stressful in regard to the preparation for the event. Take the stress out of cooking by checking out the range at Asian Home Gourmet. Bringing traditional and authentic dishes to you in the most convenient way. 


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