Quick and healthy Suhoor and Iftar Meal Ideas

Quick and Healthy Suhoor and Iftaar Ideas

Simple and healthy Suhoor Suggestions

Suhoor should be composed of protein+fruits+dairy+enough water+vegetables+complex carbohydrates +healthy fats+fibre

Avoid salty foods that can dehydrate you and avoid heavy fried items…Make your Suhoor meals simple that will keep you going easy during the long daylight hours fast.

1:::Homemade yogurt recipe

1::yogurt is a must to have in Suhoor.you can make it at home after Iftar and it will be ready to serve at Suhoor time.

Boil 1 litre of milk and let it cool at room temperature.Take a clay pot pour Luke warm milk.Now in a separate bowl mix 1 tsp of sugar and 1 tbsp of yogurt.Add this mixture in milk stir well and cover the clay pot with a lid.Put a towel over the  lid and leave the clay pot without changing its place for 6 hours.After 6 hours yogurt will be ready to serve.

2::0atmeal with fruits

2:: Oats have so much health benefits .If you begin your day with oatmeal it will keep you healthy.

You can have oats with your favourite fruits.

Here is a healthy Suhoor recipe with oats.

Oats with mango and dates recipe

Ingredients

Oats 4 tbsp

Milk 2 cups

Honey 1 tbsp

Chopped Dates 4

Mango cut in cubes 1/2 cup

Mango purée 2 tbsp

Method

Boil milk,add  oats and cook for 2 minutes.Take out in a bowl.let it cool for 5 minutes,now add mango purée and honey.cover the top with mango and dates.serve fresh.

3::Dates and nuts milkshake recipe

It is an energy drink for Suhoor.

Ingredients
Milk 1 litre
dates 15 deseeded
Honey 2 tbsp
Pistachios 10
Almonds 15-20
Blend all the ingredients and serve .

4::Fruit Smoothies

You can blend your favourite fruits with honey to make fresh and healthy smoothies.
Read my full post at  Muslimah bloggers Ramadan guest post series..

Quick and healthy Iftar Ideas

In the place where I live the  people are fond of Iftar snacks which are deep fried like samosas,pakoras,fried rolls,fried chicken,etc…..Every region have their own traditional Ramadan foods.In summers people specially do not feel better after having a heavy Iftar.Here are some quick and healthy Iftar meals suggestions which will save your time.

1::: Pan chicken legs recipe

ingredients

Chicken leg pieces 6- 8

cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

Red chilli pwd 1 tsp

salt 1 tsp

Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

All spice powder 1/4tsp

Olive Oil 2 tbsp

Directions.,.

.Take a non stick pan and put all the ingredients with leg pieces .cover the lid and cook on low flame without adding water because meat releases its own juices.cook till leg pieces are tender ,stir at the times of intervals..do not over cook to avoid breaking of meat .it takes just 20 minutes.

Then open the lid and fry on high heat.. 

 

Serve hot with sauces or you can have it with rice or peas pulao.

2::Cakes in sandwich maker recipe

Ingredients

Egg 2

Flour 1 cup

Milk 3 tbsp

Oil 1/2 cup

Castor sugar 1 and 1/2 cup

coco powder 2 tbsp

Baking powder 1 tsp

Vanilla essence 1 drop

Method

Take a bowl and beat eggs and castor sugar till becomes fluffy.now add the remaining ingredients and beat for 2 minutes on medium speed.
grease the sandwich maker and pour batter.Now close the lid and leave it cook for 5 minutes.
Take out sandwich cakes from sandwich maker.Serve with Nutella,or with chocolate sauce or with chocolate fudge.

For more recipes, check my guest post on Muslimah bloggers.
Have a blessed Ramadan.

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