The Ramadan fasting is one of the healthiest exercises you can do for your body, if done properly. In order to do so, you need to eat carefully selected food and make sure you receive enough fiber, protein and complex carbohydrates. Let’s take a look a several dishes that offer just that.
This typical Vietnamese soup is a perfect start for Suhoor. It’s light and the rice noodles are a great source of fiber. You will also need chicken broth, coriander, and spring onions.
This hot and sour Thai soup is usually prepared with shrimp. It will give you the perfect energy boost to last you the entire day!
If soup is too light for you, may we offer a hot and delicious stew? Poamo is a traditional Chinese dish which is made of cut-up steamed bread, cooked in lamb broth and served with lamb or beef meat.
Haleem is another wonderful stew that will keep you full all thought out the day. The recipe varies from region to region as it is popular in Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent but most typically, it consists of meat, bulgur wheat, and lentils.
This Indian rice flatbread is a great start of the day. You can eat it with vegetables and different kinds of meat or simply with a variety of chutneys.
Chicken is a type of meat that many people prefer over any other kind. And there is no better way to prepare it than to cut it up in small bites, marinate it and deep fry it. Originating in India, this dish is a great starter for a great day.
Potstickers are a favorite with many people and are a great source of fiber to start your day with. They look like dumplings but are definitely not as they are both steamed and pan-fried. To complete the ensemble, add shredded cabbage and sour soy sauce.
Going for a more substantial meal, this Chinese dish is prepared with Stir-fried Chicken and Prawns Schezwan pepper. You can add rice and vegetables to complete it.
Who doesn’t like dessert? And after a full meal, what could be better? Kolak is a fruit dessert prepared with palm sugar, coconut milk, and pandanus leaf. Additionally, you can add fruits, such as jackfruit or banana.
We must not forget a very important element for the month of Ramadan – staying hydrated. Rooh Afza is a favorite among various cultures and it helps to keep those blood sugar levels up.
All in all, the Suhoor meals should contain fresh fruit, vegetables, halal meats, cheese, salad, and bread. And they can be as delicious as you would like them to be with only a little bit of preparation. When you take care of your body, your body will take care of you.