During Ramzan two types of meals are prescribed, Iftar after sunset and Suhoor before sunrise. Iftar includes dates and snacks whereas Suhoor includes healthy foods that provide energy to fast the whole day. In this post today we’ll talk about these power-packed foods which we can eat during Ramzan to stay healthy.
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1. Dates And Milk
Dates and milk were favorite of our prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) in Ramzan. He used to eat some date with one small bowl of milk in Sehri (Suhur). Dates have a lot of energy and it holds an assortment of vitamins incorporating A1, B1, B2, B3, B5 and C. In milk Vitamin A, D, E, and K are present for a full balanced diet. You can also eat fresh curd!
2. Fresh Fruits
Fruits give us different type of vitamins and minerals. They contain heaps of protein and energy. In Ramzan, you can eat some fruits like Banana, Apple, Watermelon, Dates, Guava, Mango. I eat bananas a lot so it keeps me energized for long. You can eat almost any fruit you want!
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There are many types of Pakoras available in the Ramzan menu like Potato, Onion, Green Chili, Spinach, Cauliflower, etc. We love binging in Pakoras in Rainy season but in Ramzan, they hold a different traditional value.
There is also Chane (groundnuts) which also holds great value in the menu. There are a variety of them like Black Chane, Kabuli Chane, Chane ki Dal, etc. They are made like a spicy and sour chat which is healthy and sometimes lightly fried with onions, tomato, and spices.
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This is my favorite of all. When you fast you obviously feel thirsty and tired because of the hot summers. At the time of Iftar, one drink you crave for is sharbat. There is a drink called Rooh Afza and I bet you’ve had it at least once. It is made by dissolving Rooh Afza with little sugar and water. It is served chilled. There’s another drink lemonade, which can be simply made by lemon. sugar and chilled water. Sharbat is essential especially for ending the fast!
These are the foods I eat during Ramzan and they provide me energy the whole day! What are yours?