With so many Muslims observing Ramadan from a variety of countries and cultures, many types of food will be prepared, not just Middle Eastern foods.
Foods that are light and nutritious are ideal during Ramadan. Breads, soups, fresh fruits and vegetables are the perfect way to begin and end the daily fast. Dates are very significant in Ramadan and are often eaten to break the day’s fast.
What are your favorite Ramadan foods? Do you have have special foods that you serve during Ramadan? Share your Ramadan food traditions with us at Yummy.
Meanwhile, here is a recipe we think can out to be delicious.
• 2 Pounds skinless, boneless chicken – cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces
• 6 Almonds
• 8 Cloves garlic
• 6 Jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
• 1 Inch piece fresh ginger root, peeled
• 1 Lemon, juiced
• 1/2 Cup heavy cream
• 1 Cup chopped fresh cilantro
• 2 tbsp Butter
• Salt to taste
How to make…
• Soak almonds in water for about 15 to 20 minutes, drain.
• Put the almonds, peppers, garlic, ginger, and cilantro into the bowl of a food processor and blend it till smooth.
• Add salt to it and blend in lemon juice and cream.
• Place the mixture to a big, non metallic bowl.
• Place the chicken into the bowl and turn it to coat.
• Cover and marinate into the refrigerator for about 24 hours.
• Preheat the grill for high heat and lightly oil grate.
• Remove the meat from the marinade and thread onto the skewers.
• Brush chicken with butter and arrange the skewers on hot grate and cook it till cooked through.
Silken Kebabs are ready to serve.