Eid-E-Milad 2021:3 Delicious Biryanis To Celebrate The Day

Eid Milad-un-Nabi or Mawlid is an Arabic term that translates to the “birthday of the prophet” in English which is observed on the 12th day of the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal, which is the third month of the Islamic lunar calendar. It commences with the sighting of the moon. The day therefore, is celebrated every year as the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad by many Muslims across the world. This year, the celebration began from the evening of October 18 and will last till the evening of October 19, as per the Gregorian calendar. People celebrate the special day by wearing new clothes, offering prayers, exchanging gifts and preparing special meals at home with friends and family. 

If you too are looking forward to celebrating the occasion with your loved ones, we’ve got you covered with some of the best biryani recipes from across India. Biryani is considered a feast in many parts of the world. And well, let’s just agree many of us would slurp at the mere mention of this aromatic, hearty meal laced with spices and layers of succulent and juicy meat and long-grained rice. If your heart also melted thinking about a bowl of biryani just like mine, I’m sure you are a biryani lover. And so, we’ve got three biryani recipes right here that you can cook at home to mark the occasion of Eid -E-Milad. 

1. Hyderabadi Kacchi Murgh Dum Biryani 

One of the most popular biryanis, indulge in the flavours of Hyderabad with this mouth-watering biryani cooked in dum style. The flavour of whole spices, whole chillies, turmeric, birista, cumin and coriander come together for an aromatic affair that you just can’t resist. 

2. Awadhi Mutton Biryani

What’s a biryani without a royal touch? This Awadhi biryani replete with the flavours of kewra, whole spices, bay leaf and mutton chunks, is a classic when slow-cooked.

3. Malabar Style Mutton Biryani 

South India has an array of scrumptious biryanis, and this Malabari-style mutton biryani is just the tip of the iceberg. Freshly cooked mutton masala with flavours of cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, bay leaf, ginger garlic paste and crushed green chilies, is sauteed with mutton pieces. The masala and cooked ghee rice are layered and cooked on dum. Sounds delicious, doesn't it? 

Happy Eid-E-Milad!