The end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting, sees the Eid al-Fitr, the day Muslims worldwide conclude their fasting and make way for the joyous return of delicious goodies on the table! The first day of the month of Shawwal, this day is all about the feast of breaking the fast! In Kerala, the northern districts that have more Muslim population would see a flurry of activities, a sweet commotion and an inexplicable sense of joy! Let's take a dollop of joy out of the day and join them at their tables. The five indispensables on the day of Eid
Biriyani is synonymous with flavourful. This mixed rice is a tradition in most Asian countries, with each its own prized variant. The mutton biriyani is high on taste; it's appetising on all levels, with a beautiful tan over the long white rice, perfectly cooked meat pieces, and the fragrance of spices wafting through to you making you go weak on your knees. Here, find the recipe of Mutton Biriyani from the famed kitchen of Mrs K. M. Mathew
A detailed dish, the fish pathiri takes ambition to be made! But the end result is so magnificent, you'll feel like an artist! Exquisite in its taste, the fish pathiri steals the show on the day
A neat slice of cooked mashed and flavoured meat wrapped around a piece of boiled egg and deep fried crisp. What can be a better treat on a rainy Eid al-Fitr than this?
No, it needn't be an all-meat fest this Eid. This layered, savoury pastry just needs another layer of merriment in addition to make it enjoyable!
An easily made sweet dish, with ripe bananas and coconut milk, the Pidi Kari is a hot favourite. Relish it on the day after a splendid meal.