Ramadan is the Muslim month of fasting. Traditionally, foods eaten for the suhoor (beginning of fast at day break) and iftar (ending of fast at sun set) are nutritious meals prepared to keep the body going throughout the day without food and drinks of any sort.
Most Muslims break their fast with dates and water, milk and yoghurt drinks.
Here are some Ramadan recipes from around the world:
Fattoush - Bread and Vegetable Salad
Fattoush is a popular salad, especially in Lebanon. The great thing about fattoush is that you can add and vegetables according to taste. Instead of pita bread, French or Italian bread can also be used.
All you need in terms of Ingredients is toasted pita bread, tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, green onions, green pepper, romaine lettuce, garlic, lemon juice, cup olive oil, fresh mint and salt and pepper to taste.
Get the recipe here.
Fasting without fruits in your diet is never a good option. They are nutritious, healthy and help kee you hydrated as well. What is more, all you need are the seasonal fruits!
Here’s a very simple way to toss one up!
Fruit Custard Tart
That’s another way to include fruits in your diet during Ramadan, even if a bit naughty one!
Here’s how you can make this mouth watering dish!
Another interesting read: The Pre-Ramadan Arab Shopping Frenzy
This is a very sweetand at the same times a very delicious Middle Eastern dessert. You can adjust the sweetness according to your taste, but it’s easily made and extremely delicious. Just follow these easy steps to make it!
This is one amazing dish, simply made in 15 minutes max with the simplest of ingredients. All you need is dates, coconut flakes and bananas. Blend, make balls and bake. Simple isn’t it? Get the details here.
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Vegetable Spring Rolls or Samosa
All you need is a mixture made with a variety of vegetables, spices and pastry to roll it all in and deep fry or bake. These can be made in advance and frozen for up to a month. So, if you prepare and keep them in the freezer, all you have to do fry or bake them according to your taste!Learn how to make this, in very easy steps here!
Lassi/ Cool Yoghurt Smoothie
This is an extremely healthy and refreshing drink consumed all over the Muslim world during Ramadan. The main ingredients for this are yoghurt, ice and sugar or salt, according to taste and choice. It is extremely easy to make. All one has to do is blend the ingredients! Spices and fruits can be added for additional flavor as well!