After 30 days of fasting, millions of Muslims around the world will be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr to mark the end of the holy month Ramadan.
From planning the family’s Eid menu to shopping for gifts, the happiness and magic of the festivity is truly underway.
As the celebrations begin, we catch up with Bollywood actor, producer, Arbaaz Khan, the brother of superstar Salman Khan, asking him what he’ll be cooking this Eid and what most they’ll be looking forward to eating.
What are your favourite foods for Eid?
Arbaz Khan: Well of course, my favourites for Eid are mutton biryani and rasmalai.
What are the Khan’s family Eid food specialties?
Arbaz Khan: Our household specialties are mutton biryani and sheer khurma. Those are always customary dishes in our household each Eid.
How will you be celebrating Eid?
Arbaz Khan: As with every Eid, my wife and kids as well as my brothers, sisters will all get together as a family and celebrate it jointly at my father’s residence.
Did you cook during Ramadan at all?
Arbaz Khan: (Laughs) No I didn’t, I’m really no good with cooking. I’m good at eating though.
Any message for readers of Asian Express?
Arbaz Khan: I like to wish my everyone a very happy Eid. Buy gifts for your family and friends and eat lots. Also, as you know our family is part of the Bollywood industry, so we hope to continue entertaining our fans and keep them happy.