Bakra Eid-Top 3 favorite dishes

Bakra Eid is all about MEAT and that too all sorts of meat. Our mouth is already watering at the mention of the meat. We have 3 special recipes for you, which are our favorite dishes as well.

Bakra Eid is all about MEAT and that too all sorts of meat. Our mouth is already watering at the mention of the meat. We have 3 special recipes for you, which are our favorite dishes as well.

  1. Namkeen Gosht

It is famous in Peshawar. It is usually made with beef but lamb meat can also be used.

The preparation time is 10 minutes. It takes 45-50 minutes to cook and serves 4 people.


Oil- 1.5 cup

Green chilies-4-5 (in half)

Freshly chopped ginger-1.5-2 tbsp

Beef/mutton- 1/2 kg (small cubes)

Freshly tomato-1 (diced)

Black pepper powder-0.5 tsp

Salt to taste


Heat oil in a pan. Fry green chilies and ginger for a minute. Now add meat, salt, tomato, and black pepper. Stir them on high heat for a few minutes till the juices from the meat are released. Cover the pan and let it cook on medium heat for a few minutes. Put the flame on low until the meat is almost off the bone. Let the meat juices evaporate, and cook it slowly. 聽Garnish it with green chilies and coriander. Serve it with lemon, naan, and sliced onions.

  1. Mutton Biryani

Who doesn鈥檛 like Mutton Biryani? It is the highlight of Bakra Eid. Here is the mouthwatering recipe.


Boiling water as required


Cinnamon stick-1

Cumin seeds- 陆 tsp

Salt-1 & 陆 tbs

Mint leaves-chopped 1 tbs

Rice- 陆 kg (soaked for 1 hour)

Cloves- 4-5

Green cardamom-5-6

Black peppercorns-1 tsp

Mace-1 piece

Nutmeg-陆 piece

Bay leaf-1

Black cardamom-2

Clarified butter-5-6 tbs


Black peppercorns-9-10

Cinnamon sticks-3-4

Cumin seeds-1 tbs

Ginger garlic paste-1 & 陆 tbs

Mutton mix boti-750g

Water-1 litre

Salt as per taste

Onion- 3 tbs (fried)

Green chilli paste-2 tbs

Yogurt whisked -4 tbs

Coriander seeds-1 tbs

Dried plums-4-5

Ginger julienne 2-inch piece

Green chillies-5-6

Ghee-3-4 tbs

Fresh coriander-1-2 tbs

Mint leaves-1-2 tbs

Lemon-4-5 slices

Green chilies-slit 2-3


Add cloves, cinnamon sticks, cumin seeds, salt, and mint leaves in water and mix it well. Add the already soaked rice. Bring it to boil, when they are 50% done. Strain them and let them cool.

Grind cloves, green cardamom, black peppercorns, mace, nutmeg, bay leaf, and black cardamom in a powder.

Add ghee to a pot. Add cloves, black peppercorns, cinnamon sticks, and cumin seeds to it. After that add ginger garlic paste & mix it well for 1 minute. Now add mutton until it changes color. Add water and then salt, fried onion, green chili paste, yogurt, and coriander seeds in it. Bring it to a boil and cover it for 30-35 minutes on a medium flame. 聽Add potatoes dried plums, ginger, green chilies, and ground spices, and let it cook for 10-15 minutes. When the meat is cooked, add boiled rice. Add ghee, fresh coriander, mint leaves, lemon slices, and green chilies to it and cover it with a wet cloth for 5 minutes on high flame. Cook it on low flame for 10-15 minutes.

When done, serve with mint chatni, and salad.

  1. Raan Roast

We wait the whole year to have this particular one. It has different and unique takes. Here is the special recipe.


Mutton leg-1 陆 kg

Yogurt-1 cup

Papaya paste-4 tsp (heaped)

Ginger garlic paste-2 tbsp

Salt 1 1/2 tsp or to taste

Coriander seeds-1 tbsp (ground)

Cumin seeds-1 tbsp

Black paper whole-1 tsp

Chili powder-1 tbsp

Garam masala powder-1 tsp

Oil-陆 cup


Prick mutton leg with the fork or a knife and keep aside.

Roast the coriander seeds, cumin seeds, and whole black pepper. Make its powder in the grinder. Add yogurt, papaya paste, ginger garlic paste, salt, ground spices, chili powder, and garam masala in a bowl. Marinate the mutton raan with it and leave it overnight. The more the better.

Coat mutton raan with marination and leave overnight in the fridge.

Fry it in a deep pan in oil. Add water cover and cook it for 5 minutes on high flames. Reduce the flame and keep flipping the sides.

When cooked, serve it with mandi, or pulao along with lemons, mint chatni, salad, or your favorite dip.

We hope you will cook and enjoy by making these yummy dishes. Don鈥檛 forget to share your favorite recipe with us.

Written by Shaheer Ahmed


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