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Day 1- Ramadan Iftar Recipes- Iftar Menu

Ramadan Iftar Menu Day 1

Ramadan Mubarak to all those who observe Ramadan, have a blessed one!

For the Pre-dawn meal or Suhur, I usually have the leftovers from the Iftar. I try to eat healthy for Suhur- fresh fruits, dates, and healthy soups are my best companion.

Main Ingredients needed to make this meal

  • Chicken breast
  • Mixed Veggies (Frozen)
  • Indian Spices ( Chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, fennel powder, garam masala)
  • Coconut Milk
  • Eggs
  • Bread crumbs
  • Rice (ponni or sona massori or par boiled rice)
  • Almonds ( or use cashew nuts)
  • Whole spices ( cardamom, cloves, bay leaves)

First day Pre-Dawn meal or Suhur

Oats and Chicken soup- rich in proteins and oats is a heart healthy ingredient




  • Medjool Dates- 4 to 5
  • Freshly made Juice- any juice (absolutely avoid pops or carbonated drinks)

Mint Watermelon Juice



Chicken Cutlet– Make the filling with Chicken or beef- the filling can be refrigerated and can be used for making different snacks.

chicken cutlet


Ramadan Porridge or Kanji made with Rice and coconut milk– Make a large batch, you can refrigerate this soup for a couple of days.

ramadan kanji

Main Entree

Chicken Almond Korma– Instead of almonds you can also use cashew nuts. This curry can be refrigerated for a couple of days


You can serve this chicken almond korma with store bought pita bread, tortilla, chapati, roti, pasta etc…or if you like to have rice, have with brown or white rice.

If you are in the mood to make something from scratch, go ahead and make homemade chapatis.

Chapati or Wheat Flatbread– You can either refrigerate the rolled chapti dough, dust each rolled chapati dough with rice flour to prevent from sticking. Or refrigerate the cooked chapatis in a ziplock bag. 



Pineapple pudding– Make-ahead dessert and can be refrigerated for a couple of days


Collection of Recipes

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👉Ramadan Dessert Collection


I hope you all had a great first day, stay tuned for the Day 2- Ramadan Iftar Menu…


Thas is the author of Cooking with Thas, a popular food blog with recipes from Indian, American and Fusion Cuisines. She has been blogging since 2009 and been featured in several magazines. Read more...