Eid Food Recipes From Around The World For Eid-ul-Fitr 2023

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Find out 26 mouthwatering Eid food recipes from around the world.

Eid mubarak writing on flour.

Eid-ul-Fitr is just around the corner. This year, the Eid-ul-Fitr is predicted to fall on the 20th April 2023. On this day, Muslims all over the world will celebrate this Eid by spending time and sharing food with their family, friends and neighbours.

To celebrate the festive day, every muslims all over the world will make and enjoy their traditional food that is cooked specially for the day. The food that you don’t usually have in your everyday’s menu. 

So to give you some ideas and inspirations for your Eid Feast menu, I’ve made this little roundup list of traditional food from some parts of the world. This Eid’s food list consists of breakfast ideas, appetizers, main course, and desserts from Indonesia, Pakistan, Chinese Uyghur, India, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Lebanon, Moroccan, Nigeria, and Turkey.

So enjoy the list, and I wish you a happy Eid.

Eid’s Breakfast Recipes

Macaroni Schotel
Macaroni Schotel literally means macaroni dish. It's a baked-cheesy dish made of macaroni and cheese. It's a savoury that is delicious to enjoy as an afternoon snack or as a starter.
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a slice of macaroni schotel drizzled with chilli sauce
Serabi Kuah – Indonesian pancakes with palm sugar and coconut milk syrup
Serabi Kuah is Indonesian pancakes that you enjoy with palm sugar syrup and coconut milk. And you can make them with either plain flour or rice flour. It's a perfect option for dairy-free and gluten-free pancakes.
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A bowl of Indonesian pancakes with brown sugar syrup and coconut milk with spoon and fork
Authentic Lebanese Hummus
This is the best hummus recipe based on the authentic Lebanese methods. Hummus is a healthy snack that’s made with a few ingredients. Enjoy it with plenty of fresh herbs, vegetables, and of course flatbread.
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Authentic Lebanese Hummus
Moroccan Breakfast: Hrbil (a.k.a Herbel)
Herbel is Moroccan version of wheat grains porridge. This warming hearty breakfast dish is traditionally served for special occasions such as Eid. The porridge is cooked in whole milk with olive oil and enjoyed with a drizzle of honey. What's not to love?
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Moroccan Breakfast: Hrbil (a.k.a Herbel)
Nigerian Jollof Rice
This Jollof rice is a traditional rice dish from West Africa. The recipe will help you make a delicious and healthy rice dish that won't take ages. I'd say it's a perfect choice for your Eid's breakfast menu.
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Nigerian Jollof Rice

Eid’s Snacks and Appetizers Recipes

Chicken Satay
Indonesian Sate Ayam is the original of all the chicken satay. It's simple, easy and straightforward to make. Yet, it's so delicious and flavourful. Find out why we're the best ?
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skewers of Indonesian chicken satay
Indonesian sweetcorn fritters – Perkedel Jagung
Indonesian sweetcorn fritters (Perkedel Jagung) can be one of the yummy snacks to make in the summertime — when sweetcorn becomes abundant. Try this recipe, I promise everyone in your family will love it.
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Bakwan Jagung - the Indonesian corn fritters.
Ground Chicken Kebab
These chicken kebabs are so easy to make. Delicious to have on their own with a fresh salad or with burger buns or naan bread. However you like, I guarantee you'll love them.
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grilled chicken kebab patties
Papdi Chaat: Potato And Chickpea Salad
Papdi chaat is potato and chickpea salad with a unique taste. It's sweet, creamy, spicy, and savoury at the same time. It's just a delicious starter.
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A bowl of papdi chaat - the Pakistani potato and chickpea salad.
Pakistani Dahi Baray
Dahi Baray is literally lentil dumplings soaked in yoghurt sauce. They're fluffy and light with creamy yoghurt sauce and tamarind sauce drizzle. A perfect starter for summer days.
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Dahi Baray - Pakistani daal pakora with yoghurt sauce
Cheesy Chicken and Mushroom Croquettes
These simple chicken and mushroom croquettes are delicious and filled with cheesy goodness. They do have quite a few steps, however, they are all worth it. All the flavors in these croquettes are i…
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Cheesy Chicken and Mushroom Croquettes
Baked Samosa, Two Ways (Uyghur Lamb Meat Pie, 烤包子)
Samosa is a very well-known pastry among Indians, Pakistanis, and Middle-Eastern foods. But did you know that Chinese Uyghurs also make and have their own version samosa?
This Uyghur Lamb Meat baked samosa is called Kao Bao Zi – 烤包子. It's flavorful and easy to make.
see the recipe
Baked Samosa, Two Ways (Uyghur Lamb Meat Pie, 烤包子)
Apple, Melon And Pineapple Salad With Balsamic Vinegar
This apple, melon and pineapple salad with balsamic vinegar is a perfect choice for hot summer days. It’s crispy, juicy and refreshing. With the dressing that tastes a little spicy yet delicious.
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Apple, Melon And Pineapple Salad With Balsamic Vinegar on a large plate with white napkin and a fork
Cucumber tomato salad
Cucumber tomato salad with spicy dressing is one salad that you want to enjoy after having rich food such as chicken kebabs or lamb burger or meat curries. But, having said that, the salad is delicious to enjoy as is. Without any other excuses apart from loving the taste.
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Spicy tomato salad with cucumber, apple, and pineapple.

Eid’s Main Course Recipes

Lontong sayur Betawi
A hearty vegetable dish cooked in coconut milk. Traditionally, it's enjoyed with ketupat or lontong (hard-boiled rice) for the festive season such Eid. It's also one of the traditional breakfast options in some parts of Indonesia, i.e. Jakarta, West Java, etc.
see the recipe
Lontong sayur - Indonesian vegetable curry with hard-boiled rice cake called lontong
Indonesian Beef Rendang
Beef rendang is Indonesian beef curry cooked in spiced coconut milk until all the liquid evaporates leaving the meat tastes rich and delicious.
see the recipe
Indonesian beef rendang on a round white plate.
Kari Ayam: Indonesian Chicken Curry Recipe
Kari Ayam is the Indonesian version of chicken curry that uses coconut milk with well-balanced spices and herbs. It's simply delicious with plain white rice.
see the recipe
A white bowl of Indonesian chicken curry - Kari Ayam - on wooded table with blue tea towel on the left side.
Ayam Goreng Bumbu – Indonesian Fried Chicken
Ayam Goreng Bumbu is not just an ordinary fried chicken. It’s a traditional fried-chicken from Indonesia that when it’s properly cooked, the chicken will taste flavoursome right to the bone.
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Indonesian fried chicken pieces on a lettuce
Chicken biryani
This chicken biryani recipe will help you make the best biryani at home. It's an easy rice dish with succulent chicken in well-balanced spices.
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Chicken biryani garnished with chopped cilantro and sliced cucumber in a round white deep plate.
Chicken Pilau Rice
Chicken Pilau Rice is delicious to enjoy as is. But you can indulge yourself more by having the rice with a few curries on the side.
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Chicken pilau rice Pakistani style
Aloo Gosht
Aloo Gosht – the meat and potato curry in Pakistani style – is the one you'll want for comfort food. It's delicious with plain Basmati rice and equally tasty to have with naan bread or chapati. Whichever you choose, it's a perfect dish for your curry night.
see the recipe
Pakistani aloo gosht - meat and potato curry
Uyghur Lamb Pilaf (Polo, 羊肉抓饭)
This Chinese Uyghur's version of lamb pilaf rice is definitely one thing you must try.
The rice is infused with aromatic spices and lamb that combined with soft and tender carrots an onions. It's a full of flavor main dish that you won't be able to stop enjoying. Promise.
see the recipe
Uyghur Lamb Pilaf (Polo, 羊肉抓饭)
Lebanese Freekeh with Chicken
This Lebanese chicken with Freekeh will make your Eid's food spread extraordinary. Using the whole wheat grains instead of rice grains, this nutritious and delicious dish will level up your festive menu.
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Lebanese Freekeh with Chicken
Egyptian food; Fattah
Fattah is an Egyptian meat dish that is served with rice and bread with spiced tomato sauce. The dish is traditionally enjoyed for a festive celebration like Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha. Find out the taste of the Mediterranean through this delicious dish.
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Egyptian food; Fattah
Chicken Shorba – The Classic Pakistani Chicken Curry
Chicken Shorba is just another type of chicken curry in Pakistani cuisine. Unlike chicken karahi that is slightly dry with little gravy in it, chicken shorba is a curry with soup-like gravy.
see the recipe
A round bowl of chicken shorba - the Pakistani style chicken curry with soup.
Lamb Pasanda – A Creamy North Indian Curry Made With Shoulder Of Lamb
This lamb pasanda uses lamb meat that is marinated with yogurt, cream and spices. And traditionally it is enjoyed with sprinkles of almond flakes and fresh chopped tomatoes. This comforting dish is also served for festive and celebratory occasions like Eid, weddings, etc.
see the recipe
Lamb Pasanda - A Creamy North Indian Curry Made With Shoulder Of Lamb
Afghani Kebab with Gravy – Craving Zone | Eid special Beef Kababs
Afghani Kebab with Gravy is a delicious dish of succulent grilled or broiled beef meatballs in a thick and spicy sauce. It is full of fragrant Asian spices and makes a great choice for your Eid's meal.
see the recipe
Afghani Kebab with Gravy - Craving Zone | Eid special Beef Kababs
Aubergines stuffed with onion, garlic and tomatoes in olive oil; Imam Bayildi | Ozlem’s Turkish Table
This vegetarian dish is delicious to have on any festive occasions. Imam Bayildi is eggplant stuffed with onions and tomatoes with lots of olive oil that are baked until the veggies and herbs are meltingly tender and juicy.
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Aubergines stuffed with onion, garlic and tomatoes in olive oil; Imam Bayildi | Ozlem’s Turkish Table
Beshbarmak Recipe
Beshbarmak is Kazakhstan national food that is based on meat with noodle-like pastry. The dish is enjoyed with soup, and the word Beshbarmak itself means "five fingers". So it means you should enjoy the dish using your hands i.e. five fingers.
see the recipe
Beshbarmak Recipe

Eid’s Desserts Recipes

Kue Putri Salju: Indonesian snow white cookies
If you love crumbly cookies that melt in your mouth, then you must try this Snow White Butter Cookies. And please tell me that you don’t like them. Because you'll be crazy about them ?
see the recipe
Indonesian snow white cookies - Kue Putri Salju
Nastar Cookies: Indonesian Pineapple Tarts That Melt In The Mouth
Nastar is basically the rich buttery shortcrust pastry with homemade sweet pineapple jam as the filling.
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Nastar cookies - Indonesian pineapple tarts.
Agar-agar milk pudding with condensed milk and raspberry
This creamy milk pudding tastes delectable and the raspberry makes it delightful to enjoy. Especially in the hot summer days when you fancy some cool desserts.
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milk pudding with condensed milk and raspberry
Kheer Recipe Pakistani Style
Kheer is one of the most-loved desserts among the Pakistani and Indian cuisines. It’s the rice pudding at a different level compared to others alike. 
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Kheer Pakistani rice pudding
Gajar ka halwa
Gajar ka halwa is a sweet dish made of grated carrots with milk and butter. It's one simple dessert that is delicious to enjoy both hot and cold.
see the recipe
gajar ka halwa
Shahi Tukda Recipe | Traditional Shahi Tukra Sweet
This royal Mughlai dessert is basically fried sugar syrup drizzled bread that you enjoy with fragrant sweet thickened milk and dry fruits. This traditional piece of dessert was originally created for Mughlai royal. So if you feel like being royalty, try this rich and luscious dessert as a part of your Eid's feast menu.
see the recipe
Shahi Tukda Recipe | Traditional Shahi Tukra Sweet

Finally…

I hope you enjoy the list and that now you’re thinking of trying some of these Eid’s Food recipes. When you do try, feel free to share what you think about the recipe in the comments below. And also you’re more than welcome to share the post and pin it in your Pinterest. 

Thank you for reading and I wish you the happiest Eid.

All the best.

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