The festival of Id-ul-Zuha is an occasion of feasting and rejoicing for the Muslim community. There is a tradition of sacrificing an animal by each family on this occasion and sharing it with others.

Id ul Zuha
People visit relatives and friends. They also prepare some exquisite delicacies for their guests and family. Following are some mouth watering recipes for the occasion of Bakrid.

  • Boti Kebab
  • Chicken Mughlai
  • Fish Kebab

Boti Kebab


  • 200 gms Meat (Lamb)
  • 1/2 Cup curd
  • 2 Ginger
  • 5 Garlic flakes
  • 1 Large onion
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 5 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seed powder
  • 6 Cloves
  • Salt to taste

Method of Preparation:

  • Wash the meat and cut into cubes
  • Grind garlic, ginger, onion, coriander, cumin, red chilli, turmeric powder and curd to make a mixture
  • Marinate the meat cubes in this mixture for 1 hour
  • Stick the meat onto skewers.
  • Grill it for 20 minutes.
  • Garnish it with onions.
Boti Kebab

Chicken Mughlai


  • Skinless Large Chicken (cut into chunks)
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 350 gm Ghee
  • 2 Medium Sized Onions (grated)
  • 4 Lightly beaten Eggs
  • 4 tsp Sugar
  • 6 tsp Ground almonds
  • 1-1/2 inch Ginger (grated)
  • 9 Garlic cloves
  • 6 Green cardamoms
  • Flaked almonds for garnishing
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 5-6 tbsp Thickened Cream (whisked)

Method Of Preparation:

  • Heat the ghee or butter in a large cooking pan over moderate heat.
  • Fry the onions with the salt until it turns light brown.
  • Pour the ginger, garlic, cardamoms, and cinnamon sticks into the pan.
  • Fry until the onions are golden brown.
  • Add the chunks of chicken and cook it. Stir it for about 15 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, thoroughly mix the eggs, sugar, ground almonds and cream.
  • Lower the heat. Pour the egg and cream mixture into the cooking pan.
  • Simmer for 5-7 minutes till the chicken is cooked and tender. Do not overcook.
  • Garnish with flaked almonds and serve. Serve hot.
Mughlai Chicken







Fish Kebab


  • 900 gms Fish
  • 3/4 cup Lemon Juice
  • 2 tsp Fresh Ginger (finely grated)
  • 3 cloves Garlic (crushed)
  • 1-1/2 tsp Salt
  • 4 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 cup Yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp Plain flour
  • 1 tbsp Cooking Oil

Method of Preparation:

  • Rinse fish with cold water and pat dry.
  • Now cut into 1 inch cubes and set aside.
  • Mix all the ingredients to make a marinade.
  • Pour this into large freezer bag and add the fish cubes.
  • Make sure fish is well covered by marinade.
  • Place freezer bag in the refrigerator for two hours.
  • Take away fish from marinade.
  • Discard the marinade and assemble fish cubes.
  • Spray the grill lightly with cooking oil and place the fish kebabs on the grill.
  • Cook for about 4-6 minutes each side or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • Fish Kebab is ready to be served with hot rice.
Fish Kebab







Bakr-eid (Eid ul Zuha)

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