Spice up your Eid with these fiery green chili recipes!

    Spice up your Eid with these fiery green chili recipes!

    As Eid-ul-Adha approaches, it’s time to think about adding a little extra zest to your celebratory feasts. For those of us who cherish traditional cuisine, what better way to level up our celebrations than by adding a dash of heat? Well, green chilies can be your ingredient of choice as they can infuse your Eid dishes with that extra zingSo, let’s spice up your Eid with some green chili recipes that will bring heat, and flavor, transforming your traditional dishes into something spectacularly memorable… and smolderingly HOT. 

    Fiery mutton recipes with green chillies

    You can enhance the rich flavors of mutton with the fiery kick of green chilies for dishes that are both deeply flavorful and exciting.

    Hari mirch ka gosht (green chili mutton)

    This traditional dish features mutton slowly cooked with a blend of spices and a generous amount of green chilies.

    For this dish, start with tender mutton pieces marinated in a blend of garlic, ginger, and turmeric. Cook the mutton with Shana green chilies, onions, and tomatoes, adding garam masala and cumin for depth.

    The green chili brings heat but also a subtle, piquant flavor that compliments the mutton exquisitely.

    Serve this meaty curry with fluffy basmati rice or warm rotis for a truly hearty meal.

    Curried mutton with green chili and almonds

    It’s time to spice up your Eid feast with this rich curry that blends the deep flavors of mutton with the sharpness of green chilies and the crunch of almonds.

    The green chilies cut through the richness of the mutton, while almonds add a nutty texture, making every bite a delightful mix of flavors and textures.

    Begin by sautéing onions, then adding pieces of mutton seasoned with ginger and garlic paste. Introduce a mix of coriander, cumin, and plenty of sliced green chilies to the pot, enriching the curry with a tangy yogurt and almond mixture.

    The result is a textured, flavorful curry that balances the robustness of mutton with the fiery zing of green chilies.

    Spicing things up for vegetarians

    Vegetarians need not feel left out this Eid, as green chilies can turn simple ingredients into extraordinary, spicy delights. 

    Hari mirch ka salan

    This is a rich and fiery curry made with whole green chilies that have been slit and stuffed with a tangy spice mix. It’s perfect for those who love their food hot and flavorful and goes wonderfully with biryani or roti.

    It involves green chilies stuffed with a tangy mix of amchur (dry mango powder), fennel seeds, and other spices, simmered in a rich curry made from sesame seeds, coconut, and peanuts. The gravy is seasoned with turmeric, coriander, and cumin, making the green chilies burst with flavors that are both spicy and subtly sweet.

    Serve with warm & fluffy rotis or white rice.

    Sides made hot with green chilies

    You know? You can complement your Eid dishes with these spicy, tangy sides that are quick to prepare and bursting with flavor.

    Green chili achar (pickle)

    A traditional Indian condiment, the green chili pickle/achar is made by marinating fresh green chilies in a blend of mustard oil, spices, and lemon juice.

    You can make this pickle by mixing Shana green chilies, fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds, and fennel seeds, soaked in mustard oil and lemon juice.

    The spices and tangy marinade infuse the chilies with a complex flavor profile, making it an excellent accompaniment to meats and rice dishes, adding a crunchy, spicy kick to each bite.

    Green chili chutney

    It’s an ideal choice for adding a fresh, herbal zing that cuts through the richness of traditional Eid dishes.

    Prepare this vibrant chutney by blending chopped green chilies, coriander, mint, and a hint of tamarind. The addition of garlic and cumin makes it a flavorful dip.  

    Green chili chutney is perfect as a dip for snacks or spreads on bread, adding a layer of tangy spice. You can also serve this alongside your main dishes for a refreshing and spicy touch.

    So, this Eid, spice up your dishes from great to extraordinary with the fiery zest of our premium green chilies.

    Explore more ways to spice up your celebrations at Shana Foods and discover what new dishes you can cook up to make your Eid truly memorable.

    After all, every memorable meal begins with a bit of spice!


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