It gives the joy of the feast a momentum that is almost one of its “components.” The Eid alFitr tables are not without them, and they themselves constitute an authentic historical heritage that is difficult to abandon. Each Arab country has its own special holiday feasts, although all brands are known to all and all kitchens have entered the world thanks to globalization and the Internet.
Let’s get to know some types of Eid sweets from different parts of the Arab world.
Is a traditional dessert famous in the Hijaz (Mecca, Medina, Jeddah) consisting mainly of Qamar Din, nuts and sugar, and in terms of nutrients very rich in energy.
It is an Arabic heart and mold, and one of the basic meals in Yemen, in the south and east of Saudi Arabia, in the Emirates and Sudan, all the way to the countries of the Greater Maghreb even if their components differ between these countries. In Saudi Arabia, it relies mainly on flour and water, in addition to black pepper, saffron and cardamom.
It is the “hero” of the main scene at the Eid alFitr tables for the Egyptians, and its origins date back to ancient Pharaonic times. Cakes consist of butter, flour, sugar, milk, vanilla seeds, and yeast, and are prepared in circular shapes.
Umm Ali sweets:
Umm Ali sweets consist of fried toast bread, milk, cream, nuts and decorated with raisins, powdered sugar and coarse coconut.
A popular dessert made with dates, flour, nuts, and spices like cardamom, and cinnamon nutmeg, usually served with coffee.
One of the most famous desserts in Bahrain, and its flour texture and sugar and fried in the protective oil, forming various forms.
It is one of the most popular sweets in the Emirates, prepared using flour and yeast, then flavored with cardamom and saffron. It is fried in the form of balls and sprinkled with date molasses and sesame seeds before serving. They are delicious and unique in taste, as they are crunchy on the outside and crisp on the inside.
Sweetness with cheese
Made from cheese, semolina, sugar, and blossom water, take the form of soft slices, serve stuffed with cream and decorate with jam of flower and ground pistachios. Serve cold and drip over it.
It is one of the most famous sweets in Lebanon and it is usually present on all days of the year, as well as on Eid Fitr. Maamoul dough consists of coarse semolina, fine semolina, municipal ghee, water, blossom water, yeast and sugar, and it is greased either with dates, nuts, or pistachios and is placed in molds when formed.
Its main ingredient is white cheese and is a popular dessert in Jordan. It is placed over it and offers hot.
It looks like baklava and is a filo pastry stuffed with cheese or nuts with a little drip.
It is one of the best known traditional Tunisian cakes, and its preparation depends on flour and eggs.
Loans with dates
Some of the most popular sweets are served in Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Libya. The Tunisian lender is distinguished by its delicious taste and sculpted appearance in a wonderful artistic way.
Sultanate of Oman sweets
A lot of natural materials, including starch, sugar or dates, ghee, and local rose water produced in Jabal Akhdar in the Sultanate of Oman, are added to the Omani sweets industry.