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13 Foods To Eat During Ramadhan

written by Yoga David 7th May 2019

Ramadan is described as the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. During this holy Islamic month, Islam faithful fast from sunrise (Sahour) to sunset (Iftar).

During Ramadan, two main meals are served; the Suhoor, served before dawn it is a heavy and hearty meal intended to last throughout the day. The Iftar is served after sunset observed by breaking the fast with eating dates before any other meal.

Both the Suhoor and Iftar meals usually contain fresh fruit, vegetables, halal meats, bread, cheeses, and sweets.

We have a list of some foods that are served around the world at Ramadan Suhoor and Iftar.

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Dates

Apart from the fact that they’re sweet and may have some calories, they’re also very healthy. They contain vitamin B6, are good anti-oxidants and they’re high in fibre. We recommend this for Ramadhan.

 

 

 

foods to eat during ramadan Chabbakia

 

This is a Moroccan dessert made of fried dough flavoured with orange blossom water and coated with sesame seeds and honey.

 

 

 

 

foods to eat during ramadanPaomo

 

This is a Chinese bread and mutton soup that you can easily prepare after the day is over.

 

 

 

 

 

kebabiRamazan Kebabi

It is a Turkish dish made with lamb, onions, yoghurt, and pita bread.

 

 

 

 

 

ChapatisChapatti

You can have this unleavened flatbread and roll it with vegetables or meat.

 

 

 

Lavash lavash

This is a soft, thin Armenian and Azerbaijan cracker bread which you can also have during Ramadhan.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                               

                         

fattoush

Fattoush

This is a salad made of vegetables and pita bread. Popular in Arabian countries

 

 

 

 

 

tabbouleh

Tabbouleh

This is another Middle Eastern salad made with fresh tomatoes, parsley, garlic, and bulgur wheat.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                               

fusulia

Fasulia

This stew is made with green beans and meat popular in North Africa and the Middle East.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                    

Bamiabamia

This stew is made with meat and okra popular in North Africa and the Middle East as well.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                   

QatayefQatayef

This is a type of Arabic pancake filled with sweet cheese and nuts. This can be taken in the morning before you begin your prayers.

 

 

 

 

FulmedammesFul medammes

This is a topping prepared with fava beans cooked with garlic and then spread on bread.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                              

kolak-pisangKolak

This is a tasty fruit dessert made with palm sugar, coconut milk, and pandanus leaf. Fruits such as jackfruit or banana are added, or mung beans.

 

 

 

 

 


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joy 2nd July 2014 - 2:11 PM

i’m in Nairobi, Kenya

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joy 2nd July 2014 - 2:10 PM

love the recipes any idea where i can buy fresh parsley’s for a salad.

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Jeannette Musembi 2nd July 2014 - 2:46 PM

Hi Joy, please try the supermarkets, especially Chandarana or Uchumi..also try the vegetable market at Ngara- close to fig tree

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Doughty War 27th June 2014 - 1:19 PM

My Muslim friends here in the Philippines are very excited for Ramadan 2014. if it wouldn’t start tomorrow, then it would be on Sunday. I respect how much they cherish this occasion and also enjoy it, especially their Muslim delicacies. 😀 Happy Ramadan to everyone, dear friends and may your purpose be done. Cheers!!
Ramadan Greetings

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