What To Eat After 30 Days of Fasting!

For Muslims around the world the holy month of Ramadan is about to come to an end in about a week. For those of you who don’t know about Ramadan, it is the ninth month on the Islamic calendar which follows a lunar calendar. During this month, Muslims fast from sun up to sun set. This means they do not eat or drink during this time. The fast has been about 17 hours long where I am. It is a month of self control but it should not be limited to just food but also in your day to day life. It is a month of spiritual awakening.

The end of this month is marked with a celebration, called Eid (pronounced “eed”), where family and friends get together and exchange gifts and enjoy good food. Celebration Eid is equivalent to Christmas. This year my family will be coming over to my place, so I am in the lookout for good recipes. Since I am doing the research, I thought I would share a few of these recipes with you. These recipes are from fellow bloggers and please do visit them. Some of the recipes are Facebook exclusives (the lovely ladies currently don’t have websites) so please click on the picture to visit their page and recipe. If you are not on Facebook, contact me and we shall figure something out πŸ˜€ If you are on Pinterest, stop by for these and more recipes. Leave a comment below to let me know what you will be making for Eid πŸ™‚

Eid Mubarak!

Wonton Cups with Shrimp and Vegetable with Cheese

Wonton Cups with Shrimp and Vegetable with Cheese – A great appetizer to serve to your family and friends.

Tofu Stir Fry Sushi! Here is a great vegetarian option thanks to Nic of Nibbles by Nic! These look so good that you don’t have to be a vegetarian to enjoy them. Picture courtesy Nibbles by Nic

A Facebook Exclusive! This is a lovely kabab that can be enjoyed by itself or paired with a rice dish like biriyani. Picture Courtesy of Momina of Kitchen Diaries.

A Facebook Exclusive! Nargisi Kabab – This is a lovely kabab that can be enjoyed by itself or paired with a rice dish like biriyani. Picture Courtesy of Momina of The Kitchen Diaries.Β  www.facebook.com/TheKitchenDiaries

Kachchi Biryani by Lail of With a Spin. Kachchi Biryani is the king of biryanis in the mind of any Bangladeshi. It is the slowcooking method that makes this rice dish what it is. This was even served at my wedding reception. Picture courtesy With A Spin

Moti-Polao

Moti Polao: This is a fabulous and easy rice dish that can even be made with the help of a trusty rice cooker. The tiny little meatballs can be devoured on their own.

Apricot Chicken from Aunt B: This is a great recipe specially for the children as they often don’t like eating the more traditional recipes which can contain chilies and more. Children or adult, this sounds like a great dish πŸ™‚ Picture courtesy of Aunt B.

Mediterranean Chicken Thighs by Sandi of A New York Foodie. A lovely dish for a celebration. This can be cooking in your oven while you spend time with your family and guests. Picture courtesy of A New York Foodie

A Facebook Exclusive! Crispy tofu simmered in coconut milk, curry green paste by Santi of Santi's Kitchen. We carnivores do need to feed our herbivore friends and family. This is a great dish for just such a meal. I love the combination of Thai curry with coconut milk. Picture courtesy of Santi's Kitchen www.facebook.com/lmsmto

A Facebook Exclusive! Crispy tofu simmered in coconut milk, curry green paste by Santi of Santi’s Kitchen. We carnivores do need to feed our herbivore friends and family. This is a great dish for just such a meal. I love the combination of Thai curry with coconut milk. Picture courtesy of Santi’s Kitchen www.facebook.com/lmsmto

A Facebook Exclusive! Kinafa by Eman... I simply adore this middle eastern dessert.

A Facebook Exclusive! Kinafa with Qishta ( Fresh Cream) by Eman of Cooking with Eman. I simply adore this middle eastern dessert. Picture courtesy of Cooking with Eman www.facebook.com/pages/Cook-with-Eman/555329137827279

Creamy Coconut Milk Vermicelli - This is a must for any Eid celebration at least in my book. My Mom made vermicelli with milk for every Eid in my recollection.

Creamy Coconut Milk Vermicelli – This is a must for any Eid celebration at least in my book. My Mom made vermicelli with milk for every Eid in my recollection.

Bengali Sweet: Chanar Shondesh

Chanar Shondesh – A Traditional Bengali sweet given a makeover. This lovely dish is made with store bought ricotta cheese to cut down on the labour.

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