Eid specialties from across the world

Eid-ul-Fitr is also known as “Sweet Eid” because of the amount and variety of sweet dishes consumed on this occasion celebrating the happy end of Ramadan (which brings the mercy of Allah).

Variety of specialties eaten in different parts of the world to celebrate Eid-al-Fitr. 

YEMEN
Bint Alsahan

Bint Alsahan“, a sweet made by folding thin layers of dough, topped with honey and nigella seeds.

RUSSIA
Manti

Manti” are dumplings which are typically filled with either seasoned lamb or a ground beef stuffing.

SUDAN
Aseeda
Aseeda“, a sweet dish made of wheat and honey.

INDIA
Sevaiyan ki Kheer
Sevaiyan ki Kheer“, a vermicelli based dessert topped with sliced almonds.

EGYPT
Kahk

Kahk“, a mouth watering cookie filled with a special honey-based filling.

CHINA
You Xiang

You Xiang“, a fried-flour-based snack that can be eaten with soup or rice.

MALAYSIA
Luih

Luih“. A brightly coloured sweets include steam cakes, which are made with butter, wheat, eggs and sugar.

SOMALIA
camabaabur

A special Eid bread called “Cambaabur” is a wheat-and-millet-based dessert is sprinkled with sugar and served with yoghurt.

AFGHANISTAN
Bolani edited

Bolani” are Stuffed flat-breads stuffed with either spinach, pumpkin, potatoes or green lentils.

SYRIA
Mamounia

A semolina pudding called “Mamounia” is served hot or cold and decorated with ground cinnamon and sliced almonds.

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