Eid al-Fitr translates to “Festival of the Breaking Fast”. It is a three day celebration that takes place at the end of Ramadan, Islam’s holy month, during which Muslims around the globe fast between sunrise and sunset. After an entire month of fasting, Eid al-Fitr is a welcome indulgence that is deeply appreciated by those who partake.
During this event, family and friends come together to enjoy each other’s company over an elaborate and exquisitely prepared feast. Muslim communities across the globe gather with their own unique dishes and food traditions. Check some of these great recipes enjoyed on Eid al-Fitr from the Middle East, Asia, and Africa- sweet and otherwise.
Mix and match the below recipes to create your own Eid al-Fitr feast: