Eid ul Adha 2012 Special Food Recipes

October 25, 2012 by  
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The Muslim festival Eid-Ul-Adha is the Festival of Pilgrimage for Muslims. It is celebrated on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijjah to mark the end of the Hajj or pilgrimage to Mecca. This is a festival that recollects fundamental events in Muslim history; the call of Prophet Abraham for believers to visit the Kaaba he had built. The great patriarch, Abraham was so God abiding that he was ready to immolate his beloved son Ismael at Gods command. But God then acknowledged his obedience and sent a sheep to be sacrificed instead. Today believers donate to the poor and rejoice during Eid-Ul-Adha.

Eid ul Adha 2012 Special Food Recipes
Food is an integral part of Muslim festivities like Eid, Eid ul Fitr is als known as Meethi Eid while Eid ul Adha is known for its meat dishes. Traditions vary from country to country, but its not too surprising that food is central to the celebrations nearly everywhere, often in the form of elaborate family feasts. Starting with the main course to the deliciously delectable desserts, Eid-ul-Adha menu is sure to set your taste-buds craving for more! Most Eid-ul-Adha items are focused on meat. This meat at the centre of the Eid-ul-Adha menu is primarily the sacrificial meat of the Eid-ul-Adha ritual. By tradition, the Muslims give a part of the sacrificial meat to the poor on Eid-ul-Adha and share the rest with their friends and kins. Beef, of course, is the meat of choice! You can go for a number of toothsome preparations with beef like the beef balls, beef kababs, beef rolls, beef biriyani, beef stew and many more. Shahi mutton Biriyanis, rice dishes, Afghani korma, meatballs followed by the sweet gulab jamuns are often an Eid-ul-Adha favorite among the Muslims. It is important to note, however, that everyone should be careful not to overeat or overspend on eating during `Eid celebrations. Families tend to compete in buying the most expensive attire to wear on `Eid get-togethers and extravagant dishes to serve on their banquet, which goes into the realm of excess or extravagance, and should be avoided.
After offering Namaz, people relished the taste of delicious treats, prepared especially for the occasion. Several other mouth-watering delicacies were prepared at home. Although many of the Eid foods mentioned may be high in calories, sugar, and/or processed ingredients (especially the desserts), one should remember that most of them are eaten rarely, or on special occasions like the Eid. So, if you choose to partake of them, just consider it your occasional guilty pleasure.

Eid ul Adha Recipes Urdu Special category section gives you wide variety of tasty recipes which make your Eid day fully special. Here you can find some evergreen recipes that are specially cooked on this Eid-ul-Adha. Here you can also find user submitted eid easy recipes complete with reviews, ratings and cooking tips.

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