Eid Al-Adha Eats- Sweeten the Feast with Dates & Dry Fruits

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Calling all foodies! Eid al-Adha (or Bakra Eid, as some call it) is almost here, and you know what that means – delicious feasts, exchanging gifts, and connecting with your loved ones! This festive occasion is the perfect opportunity to add a touch of fancy to your dishes with some top-notch, premium dry fruits, nuts, and dates from Occasions Dry Fruits. Not only will they make your food look amazing, but they’re packed with nutrients too. These ingredients add a luxurious touch to your dishes and also provide several nutritional benefits, so you can feel good knowing you’re nourishing your body at the same time. It’s a win-win!

We’re going to go a step further and let you in on some of the most delicious recipes you can try out with our products. Thank us when you try them!

1. Shahi Tukda with Dates and Nuts

Shahi Tukda is a classic dessert that is sure to impress your guests during Eid. This recipe takes it to the next level by incorporating the natural sweetness of dates and the crunch of nuts.


– 8 slices of bread

1 cup whole milk

– 1⁄2 cup sugar

– 1⁄4 cup ghee

– 1⁄2 cup mixed chopped nuts (almonds, pistachios, cashews)

– 1⁄2 cup chopped dates

– 1⁄2 tsp cardamom powder

– Saffron strands (for garnish)


1. Cut the bread slices into triangles or rectangles.

2. In a pan, heat the milk and sugar until the sugar dissolves. Add the bread pieces and soak them for a few minutes.

3. In a separate pan, heat the ghee and fry the soaked bread pieces until golden brown.

4. Arrange the fried bread on a serving plate.

5. Pour the remaining milk mixture over the bread.

6. Garnish with chopped nuts, dates, cardamom powder, and saffron strands.

2. Shirin Polo (Sweet Rice) with Dates and Nuts

Looking for a side dish that’s both sweet and satisfying? Try Shirin Polo! This Persian rice dish is traditionally served during Eid, and it’s packed with yummy dates and nuts for a fun mix of sweetness and crunch.


– 2 cups basmati rice

– 1⁄2 cup sugar

– 1⁄2 cup chopped dates

– 1⁄2 cup mixed chopped nuts (almonds, pistachios, walnuts)

– 1⁄4 cup rose water

– 1⁄4 cup saffron water

– 2 tbsp butter

– 1 tsp ground cardamom


1. Rinse the rice and soak it in water for 30 minutes.

2. In a pot, bring water to a boil and add the soaked rice. Cook until the rice is partially cooked.

3. Drain the rice and set aside.

4. In a separate pan, melt the butter and add the sugar, dates, nuts, rose water, saffron water, and cardamom. Cook for a few minutes until the sugar dissolves.

5. Add the partially cooked rice to the pan and mix well.

6. Cover the pan and cook on low heat for 20-25 minutes, or until the rice is fully cooked and fluffy.

3.Date and Nut Energy Balls

Eid festivities can tire you; fuel up with this quick snack of nut energy balls. They’re packed with powerhouse ingredients like dates, nuts, and other nutritious ingredients. It’s your perfect on-the-go bite or an after-dinner sweet treat. Don’t be fooled by their sizes, they’re more than enough to energize your body!


– 1 cup pitted dates

– 1⁄2 cup mixed nuts (almonds, walnuts, cashews)

– 1⁄4 cup shredded coconut

– 2 tbsp. cocoa powder

– 1 tbsp. honey

– 1 tsp. vanilla extract

– Pinch of salt


1. In a food processor, pulse the dates and nuts until they form a coarse mixture.

2. Add the shredded coconut, cocoa powder, honey, vanilla extract, and salt. Pulse until well combined.

3. Roll the mixture into small balls. 4. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

4.Dates and Nut-Stuffed Apricots

This unique treat is the perfect way to level up your fruit game! These stuffed apricots are a delightful and portable treat for your Eid celebrations.


– 12-15 dried apricots

– 1⁄2 cup chopped dates

– 1⁄2 cup mixed chopped nuts (almonds, pistachios)

– 1 tbsp. honey

– 1 tsp. cinnamon powder – Pinch of salt


1. In a bowl, combine the chopped dates, nuts, honey, cinnamon powder, and salt.

2. Carefully make a slit in each apricot and stuff them with the date and nut mixture. 3. Arrange the stuffed apricots on a serving plate and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Step up your Eid feast with these amazing recipes! They’re packed with yummy nuts, dates, and dried fruits, making your dishes delicious and exciting. We take pride in offering the finest quality ingredients, ensuring that your festive dishes are delicious and nutritional. At Occasions Dry Fruits, you will find everything you need, and we even offer catering and gifting to make your Eid a little extra special!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q. Why should I choose Occasions Dry Fruits for my Father’s Dacian I substitute the nuts or dates in these recipes? gifts?

Absolutely! No amount of nuts is too much! These recipes are versatile, and you can substitute the nuts or dates with your preferred varieties or adjust the quantities according to your taste preferences.

Q. How long can I store these recipes?

Most of these recipes can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week, except for the Baklava, which is best consumed within 2-3 days.

Q. Are these recipes suitable for those with dietary restrictions?

While these recipes contain nuts and dates, they can be modified to suit various dietary requirements. If you have any specific concerns or allergies, please consult our customer service team for guidance.

Q. Can I order specific dry fruits, nuts, or dates for these recipes?

Absolutely! At Occasions Dry Fruits, we offer a wide range of premium dry fruits, nuts, and dates that you can order individually or in combination packs to suit your recipe needs.

Q. Do you offer any special Eid gift boxes or hampers?

Yes, we have curated a selection of Eid gift boxes and hampers featuring a variety of dry fruits, nuts, and dates, making it an excellent choice for gifting during this festive occasion.

Make Eid unforgettable with Occasions Dry Fruits! Fill your celebrations with the amazing flavors and healthy goodness of these premium nuts, dates, and dried fruits. These delicious recipes are perfect for creating lasting memories with loved ones. Happy Eid!