7 Healthy Ramadan Recipes for Iftar meals

Ramadan is an important and beautiful part of the Islamic way of living. Muslims around the world participate in 30 days of fasting and embracing a way of living as was intended. In a way, the modern world has finally caught up with what Islam has taught its followers for a while. Minimalism. Embrace it and have empathy for those around you. 

In this post, we will share some of our best healthy Ramadan recipes that are delicious and nutritious. 

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For Suhoor and Iftar, it is important that your body gets the vital nutrients not only to fast well but also maintain your mind and lead a healthy lifestyle. And these healthy Ramadan recipes will help with that. 

Healthy Ramadan Recipes for 2019

1. Chicken Shawarma Salad

This Chicken Shawarma Salad is loaded with Lebanese ingredients traditionally found in a shawarma sandwich, (minus the pita) - grilled chicken smothered in shawarma spices, lettuce, tabbouleh, onions, tomatoes, green peppers, turnips, banana peppers and hummus - it's low-carb, high protein and the perfect meal!

Chicken Shwarma

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2. Mediterranean Okra Stew

This Okra Stew is a hearty Lebanese style recipe with robust flavours of stewed tomatoes, cilantro, garlic and sauteed onions - the whole family will enjoy!

Okra stew

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3. Buffalo Chicken Burrito Bowls

Our love of burritos never ends. But take the wraps out and pile the ingredients with veggies and an infamous meal becomes healthy Ramadan recipe. During this Ramadan give this recipe a go. It's nutritious and wonderful in taste. 

Buffalo chicken bowl

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4. Nargisi Kofta (Halal scotch eggs!)

Nargisi Kofta Curry, Nargisi Kofta recipe is an awesome dish which will be a perfect dish for the party table. Royal, Elegant, Delicious, this dish will be an amazing curry that goes well with chapati, naan, any kind of rice, pilau or parathas.

halal scotch eggs

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5. Vegan Asian Spring Roll Pizza

Vegan Asian Spring Roll Pizza! Everything fresh and delicious you love about Asian Spring Rolls. . on a pizza! And the spicy peanut sauce has an amazing flavour that ties everything together! You will love this pizza!

vegan spring roll pizza

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6. Moroccan Style Chickpea and Lentil Soup

This is a wonderful soup to eat as a meal with crusty bread—or to break your fast during Ramadan. This particular soup was adapted from a recipe in Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker. (A lovely cookbook). However, the ingredients were changed to make the soup heartier and healthier!

moroccan soup

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7. Chickpea and Bulgur wheat patties

These patties are exploding with fantastic flavours from all the herbs and spices that have been crammed into the mix. Fresh cilantro and garlic with turmeric and toasted cumin seeds with finely diced red onions for zing. And these are not deep fried!

Chickpea and bulgar patties

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Hopefully, you enjoy these healthy Ramadan recipes for iftar meals this year. We certainly hope to make some of these during the Ramadan.