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Here Are 5 Quick Eid Breakfast Recipes You Can Cook Up in Less Than 30 Minutes

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If you love easy recipes this one is for you!

Looking for simple Bahraini Eid breakfast options? We’ve got you! Check out our list of 5 easy Bahraini recipes that will impress you. What’s more, they’re simple, quick, and fun to make for friends and family! Each of these easy recipes takes a maximum of 30 minutes of preparation and cooking!

Tomato & eggs (15-20 minutes)

This dish is a favorite for many locals & it’s really simple to make! The flavor-packed eggs are simple yet so delicious!


  • 4 eggs
  • Pinch mixed herbs or (a pinch of turmeric powder, garlic powder, and onion powder)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 big tomato or two small ones (depending on how many tomatoes you prefer)
  • Small red onion

 In a frying pan, fry off the chopped tomato. Then add spices and simmer for 10 minutes on medium heat.
STEP 2: In a bowl whisk the eggs and add salt & pepper.
STEP 3: Add the egg mixture to the frying pan with the tomatoes and cook on low heat, checking the bottom isn’t burning.
STEP 4: Once the eggs are cooked about 2/3 through, mix them with a spatula.

TIP: Love spicy food? Add a pinch of chopped chilies or a pinch of chili powder!

Balaleet (20-30 minutes)

If you’re looking for a sweet breakfast, look no further than balaleet! It’s amazing and so easy to make!


  • 2 cups vermicelli (wheat noodles)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cardamom
  • 2 pinches saffron, diluted in 2 tablespoons of rose water (or water)
  • 2 eggs beaten

 First and importantly, add saffron in a small bowl of rose water OR water and leave it to dilute for 15-20 mins to make sure the saffron flavor is strong when adding.
STEP 2: In a pot, add water on high heat until it boils, add the vermicelli, and cook for just 3 minutes (test how soft it is to make sure it’s done). Drain vermicelli in a colander making sure all the water is drained.
STEP 3: In the same pot, put back the vermicelli and add cooking oil with no heat on, add cardamom, sugar, and the diluted saffron water, turn low heat on, and mix until sugar is dissolved.
STEP 4: Cover the pot with very low heat for the balaleet to cook with steam for about 10 minutes making sure it does not stick to the bottom.
STEP 5: Serve vermicelli with an omelet on top and enjoy together.

TIP: If you don’t like eggs in your balaleet, you can skip them!

Keema (20-30 minutes)

One of the best Bahraini easy recipes is Keema, it’s protein and flavor-packed. Also, works as breakfast, lunch, or dinner, so you can eat it any time you’d like!


  • 500g of minced beef (low fat)
  • peas
  • 1/2 cup of finely minced onions
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tsp of cumin, black pepper, and turmeric | 1/2 tbsp of ginger and cinnamon | 1 tbsp coriander
  • 2 finely minced tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp of tomato paste
  • 1 tsp salt

 In a pot, boil peas and once cooked, add a pinch of salt and simmer for 5 minutes.
STEP 2: in another pot, add a dash of oil, add minced onions, and garlic, and cook until golden.
STEP 3: Add the minced beef and stir until cooked, then remove excess oil.
STEP 4: Add all other powdered spices and stir, followed by tomato paste, cooked peas, and tomatoes, and stir until combined.
STEP 5: Simmer for 15 minutes and make sure to close the lid.
STEP 6: serve on a plate with fresh bread.

TIP: Want an extra kick? Add chopped chilies while toasting minced garlic and onion!

Aseeda (20-30 minutes)

Aseeda is a local dish that is enjoyed at any time, but preferably in winter as it warms you up and is so hearty!


  • flour (baker flour no. 2)
  • a pinch of cardamom and saffron (adjust as you desire)
  • sugar
  • water
  • rose water

Rule of thumb: for every cup of flour, add 1/2 cup of sugar. Also, gradually add hot water until it gets to your preferred consistency!

 add the cardamom and saffron to 2 tbsp of rose water and 2 tbsp of water and set aside.
STEP 2: roast the flour in a pan until it browns.
STEP 3: gradually add water until the mix thickens up nicely.
STEP 4: add sugar (or add more if you’d like it sweeter).
STEP 5: add the saffron and cardamom water into the mix.
STEP 6: if you’d like a softer consistency, gradually add more water and stir!

TIP: you can use any type of flour, but Bahrainis usually use the local baker flour no. 2! Also, you can add butter if you’d like!

Bahraini kebab (30 minutes)

This dish is surprisingly delicious, semi-healthy, and packed with flavor! Let’s not forget it’s vegetarian!


  • 2 1/2 cups Chickpea flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Chopped leek
  • 1/3 cup Chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • Water, as needed

 In a bowl, mix the flour, salt, and baking powder.
STEP 2: Add the onions, tomatoes, leeks, parsley, and green onions, then season with cumin, paprika, and turmeric.
STEP 3: Stir the ingredients until they overlap, then pour in the water gradually until you get a soft dough.
STEP 4: Add the eggs to the mixture and mix well.
STEP 5: Cover the bowl and leave it aside until the mixture relaxes.
STEP 6: In a saucepan over medium heat, heat the abundant oil and pour in it one tablespoon of kebab dough. Turn the kebabs over to the other side until they are browned on both sides.
STEP 7: Repeat the previous step until the quantity is finished.

So there you have it! These 5 easy recipes are really simple, and quick, that are perfect for Eid! Let us know in the comments below which one are you trying out first.

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