Eid Recipes

Chicken Biryani on a large plate with lemon slices

Chicken Biryani (perfect for Deepavali and Eid)

Chicken biryani or biryani of any kind, is always a dish for a special occasion. Layers of intoxicating aroma and flavour from the rice, the curry, aromatics and spices, it’s definitely something to be celebrated. Chicken Biryani Recipe I’m not going to lie, it does take a bit of an effort and there is a …

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Serunding Kelapa in a white bowl

How to Make Serunding Kelapa? (Spiced Coconut Floss)

Serunding is a delicious, lightly spiced side dish that is popular in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. What is Serunding Kelapa? It is freshly grated coconut that’s seasoned with spices and tamarind, then cooked (with no added oil) until it’s dry-ish but still moist. It has toasty, nutty, caramel and spicy flavours, and depending on …

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sayur lemak yellow vegetable curry in a bowl

Sayur Lemak Recipe (Vegetables Cooked in Coconut Milk)

Sayur Lemak is a light and flavoursome yellow curry full of vegetables, that’s traditionally eaten with compressed rice cakes called lontong or even just plain rice. Is Sayur Lemak Vegetarian? Unfortunately, it’s not. As I mention on my Vegan Sayur lemak recipe over on LinsFood, many, many Malay and Indonesian vegetable recipes, have, at their …

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Kuih Makmur on a blue plate with icing sugar

Traditional Kuih Makmur (Malay Peanut Filled Eid Cookies)

Kuih Makmur are pretty little cookies filled with crushed toasted peanuts that is a must during Eid in Singapore and Malaysia (and Indonesia and Brunei). While not as iconic as Pineapple Tarts, they do still make an appearance at our other festivals too: Diwali, Christmas and Chinese New Year. What is Kuih Makmur? So let’s …

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Biskut Kacang (Peanut Cookies, aka Biskut Mazola)

Biskut Kacang (Peanut Cookies aka Biskut Mazola)

These biskut kacang, or peanut cookies, are too easy to eat! Melt in the mouth, nutty, creamy and far too addictive. Like the pineapple tarts, they make an appearance at all festive celebrations in Singapore and Malaysia. We make then for Eid and Christmas. What is Biskut Kacang? Let’s do the name, first, shall we? …

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