The Holy month of Ramadan is here with an occasion to cleanse our mind, body, and soul. We have some delicious Indian recipes for Ramadan which you can try for Suhur and Iftaar. Ramzan is starting 12 April 2021.
In this post I am sharing A collection of sweets, Iftar snacks and Ramadan food ideas to serve for Ramadan month. These delectable dishes will add a variety to your Iftar meals, these are tasty and provide good nutrition in every meal.
I am always awestruck seeing the rich and intense Islamic culture. It is a true reflection of spirituality where one needs to look within oneself. The patience and dignity of the people fasting are commendable. Meals are served before sunrise, called suhoor, and after sunset called iftar, and eaten with family or with the local community.
The fast of Ramadan teaches us all to respect food. If you face the hardships with composure and togetherness of family and community it is no less than a festival and so is fasting for Ramadan. I have a collection of sweets, Iftar snacks, and delicious curries devoted with love to this season.
Ramadan Snack Recipes for Iftar
Here are delicious snacks that you can serve for your Iftar meals. From delectable Kababs to a variety of pakora these Iftar snack recipes are delicious and perfect to break your fast.
I am also sharing these mouth-watering chaat recipes and crispy fried snack recipes for Iftar that you can serve the whole month. Let us Start with Pakora recipes for Iftar that you can serve first.
- Paneer onion pakoda
- Corn pakoda or bhutte ke pakode
- Masoor Dal Pakora
- Aloo Pakora
- Stuffed Paneer Pakora
- Buckwheat pakora
- Egg Pakora/ Anda pakoda recipe
- Palak Pakoda
- Bread pakora
- Cauliflower fritters
- Air Fried Ragi & Methi Pakora
- Methi Ni Gota
- Batata Vada
Samosa Recipes for Iftar
More Ramadan Snack Recipes
Dahi vada, Dahi ki pakodi, Dahi ke kabab massor dal tikki , dahi ke kabab there is a whole lot of variety that you can make for snacks at home.
Dahi vada or dahi bhalla
Dahi Vada is traditionally served for the Iftar meal. Soft melt in mouth Urad dal vada dunked in spiced chilled curd/yogurt tastes delicious as well nourishes after a full day of Roza.
Traditional Uttar Pradesh dish, Dahi pakodi is crispy lentil fritters dunked in creamy yogurt with a topping of a medley of spices and burst of flavours and texture you must give it a try. Dahi Pakodi Recipe
If you do not want to spend time soaking lentils, grinding batter for vada this Instant dahi vada made with bread is the ideal Iftar dish for you. Instant Dahi vada recipe
Ramadan Snacks Recipes: Kababs For Iftar
Tikka and Kebab are always favourite snack item recipes for Iftar. You can have them with warqi paratha or Ulta tawa paratha which makes for an awesome combination with the galouti kebabs.
Melt in mouth lightly spiced Dahi kabab made with hung yogurt and Indian cottage cheese. Serve them with green chutney, sliced onion and a lime wedge for a perfect Iftar snack.
There are nutritious, have green veggies and are cooked to crispy perfection. You will surely love these crispy outside melt in mouth Inside kababs. Get The Recipe
Made with raw banana and a medley of spices this is easily one of the best snack recipes for iftar. Raw Banana Nugget Recipe.
These veg kebabs are traditionally made with tender chickpeas. But now that chickpeas are not in the season you can easily make them with green peas. Chana Kabab Recipe
These are vegetarian kebabs made with raw papaya and gram flour. These are healthy, low GI and taste super yummy. Raw Papaya Kabab Recipe
If you are in the mood for galouti kabab these veg galouti kebabs are really the best! I have shared the Air-fried galouti kabab recipe here.
Healthy vegetables, creamy paneer with beetroots these melt in mouth veg seekh kebab are a sure shot crowd pleaser. Mix Veg Seekh Kebab Recipe.
If you love soft, succulent, creamy melt in mouth seekh kebabs I have this sure shot winner that everyone loves. Wrap these Paneer and yogurt kebabs in a roomali roti with some thinly sliced onions and lime juice for a quick meal or cut them into bite-size pieces to serve as appetizers for iftar feast.
Iftar Snacks Recipes- Tikka Recipes
If you like to enjoy some spicy tikka recipes you can serve these tikka recipes for your Iftar meals. Boneless Chicken chunks of vegetables like mushrooms or paneer marinated in yogurt and mouthwatering pickle spices, grilled and served hot with chutney. These mouth-watering tikka recipes are appetizers in demand. Serve these in your iftar meal as an appetizer along with some gravy and parathas.
- Achari Murg tikka
- Tandoori Paneer Tikka Recipe
- Mushroom Tikka
- Paneer Tikka Quinoa Salad
- Tandoori Prawn Tikka
- Afghani soya chaap
Crispy Soya chaap grilled in tandoor with mixed spices to give it a rich taste. You can have it with mint chutney or cook them in a rich malai curry for an indulging experience. These appetizers are perfect while you wait for the iftar dinner to be served.
Ramadan Dessert Recipes
We all know what double Ka meetha is. Made with deep-fried bread dipped in saffron flavoured milk topped with pistachios, almond and rose petals. A flavour explosion and wonderful sight, try this festive, dessert, especially during Ramadan.
Makhane ki kheer is an easy dessert dish made with Makhana, puffed lotus seeds or fox nuts. It is a milky creamy kheer filled with nuts, a really good dessert for iftar. Makhane ki Kheer Recipe
Not only For Id Sheer Khurma is a special festive dessert that you can make any time.
This dessert is as exotic as it sounds. When it is served in bowls decorated with nuts and rose petals it is surely a sight delight.
Nothing tastes better than a traditional thick and creamy kheer filled with nuts and scanted delicately with kesar and elaichi Get the recipe
This creamy rice dessert is a sheer delight. Any Awadhi or Indian meal becomes all the more delicious with this tasty festive dessert for Iftar in the Ramzan. Get the Recipe
A Rose flavoured cold and slurpy falooda makes a great drink for iftar in Ramadan. After working the whole day without food this drink is ideal to start your meal with.
This delightful dessert is a must-try for Ramadan. A combination of sweet and thick milk rabdi topped with laddu and pistachio this is a delightful dessert for your Iftar Party.
- Coconut burfi
- Kaju Ka Halwa
- Besan Laddu
- Sooji Halwa
- Gajar Halwa
- Moong Dal Halwa
- Mango Burfi Recipe
- Mango Icecream Recipe
Drink To Serve For Iftar
After a whole day of fasting, one needs to regain energy. You can make these refreshing drinks to serve at the time of iftar.
This dry fruits milkshake is a great option to regain energy and replenish nourishment for the body after a day of rigorous fast. Make this dry fruit Milkshake.
This cafe style cold coffee is a perfect dessert or drink after a full day of Roza.
Handpicked main course Dishes for iftar Meal
Butter Chicken Recipe in Slow Cooker
From the royal rasois of Hyderabad to our plates comes these spicy and tender chicken chunks hidden below the bed of flavoured rice. Hyderabadi biryani has its own fan following.
Persian chicken stew or farsejan is a classic Persian curry served with steamed rice. It is chicken stew seasoned with mild spices, nutty roasted walnut paste, and pomegranate to add an extra element. It is the perfect Iranian comfort food that will please your appetite.
Boiled and fried potatoes in a Kashmiri spiced rich curry is a perfect recipe for Ramadan. Kashmiri dum aloo curry is a rich yoghurt-based curry seasoned with distinct aromatic spices used only in Kashmiri cuisines. It is a must-try curry. Serve it with some steamed rice and parathas for a complete cosy meal with your family.
Paneer ghee masala roast is a Mangalore style dry gravy. Relish this spicy, rich, mouth-watering curry with paratha, dosa or rice.
Bengali dim kosha is a Bengali egg curry you can serve with steamed rice or roti. Hard-boiled eggs lightly coated with turmeric and salt are fried and then added to this heart curry ready to be devoured.
There are Many more Main course dishes you can make by using these delicious Ramadan recipes for Iftar.
- Paneer Tikka Masala
- Butter Chicken Recipe
- Prawn Makhani
- Prawn Curry
- Kolhapuri Egg Recipe
- Mughlai Anda Curry
Biryani Recipes To Serve in Ramadan
- Boneless Chicken Biryani Recipe
- Paneer Biryani Recipe
- Egg Biryani Recipe
- Kuska Biryani Recipe
- Kala Chana Pulao