Are you overwhelmed while deciding on the iftar menu for Ramadaan? Worry not! This list of 100 Ramadaan iftar food ideas will come to your rescue.
Ramadan is a month of fasting Muslims observe every year. They eat a meal before sunrise or Suhoor that provides enough energy to last the day. But an actual meal is taken after the sun sets off. This meal is called iftar.
More often than not, the iftar meal contains various delicacies and consists of all varieties, from drinks to desserts. You can say this is a quest from fasting to feasting. Iftar is no less than an actual feast.
Traditionally, we break the fast with the consumption of dates and water. But obviously, that is not enough. The meal has to be elaborate, and it will contain multiple unique and beautiful dishes.
However, deciding what to prepare for iftar every 30 days is time-consuming and tiresome. This list of iftar food ideas can spare you the trouble. Let’s check it out!
Chicken Shawarma is a Middle Eastern dish actually made with chicken slices grilled on a vertical spit (rotisserie) then cut off to fill the pita bread. It is then flavored with a savory yogurt sauce and fresh veggies. A dish that whole your family will surely love. Something different from the usual grilled chicken.
Crispy Chicken Sticks are yet another variety of kebabs with a mild, creamy taste that will surely blow your mind. Made with boneless chicken, fresh cream, cashew powder, ginger garlic paste, greek yogurt, lemon, breadcrums and eggs. In Ramadan, we need a variety of different starters and dinner food ideas for iftar.
Bread Pockets are really simple and easy-to-make starters at home. A great choice for those who don't want to spend hours in the kitchen. Great choice for iftar, kids lunch box or parties. Bread pockets are a wonderful snack and a great appetizer. Bread Pockets can be made with both Veg and Non-Veg filling.
Bataka Vada is an authentic Indian Gujarati Fast Food, a favorite snack of all Indians. Simple, quick and easy snack recipe, made with ingredients that are easily available at home. You just need potatoes, salt sugar, turmeric and some additional spices. That's it. Tastes awesome when served with Tamarind/Mint Chutney.
Foot Long Chicken Sandwich or Chicken Sub Sandwich is easy-to-make snack recipe with bread rolls, precooked chicken, mayo, and veggies. Its yummy taste will blow off your mind. Kids and youngsters will surely love it. Foot Long Chicken Sandwich comes in many variations. You can make what best suits your taste.
Chicken Alfredo Macaroni or Alfredo Pasta is a creamy and cheesy Italian recipe that will surely blow your mind. This Macaroni is very simple, no-fuss and easy recipe that you can make at home with very little ingredients. You just need plain macaroni, butter, maida (all purpose flour), some veggies, milk, and cheese.
Dahi vada is a lip-smacking Indian delicacy, prepared by soaking lentil dumplings in thick sweetened yogurt. These fried dumplings are priorly soaked in water and then added to sweetened yogurt. Then topped with variety of chutney and spices. Dahi vada is a classic and seldom needs any introduction.
Chicken Corn Cutlet is a healthy, nutritious and delicious snack and appetizer that is really easy to prepare and mild on the stomach. Made with boneless chicken, boiled sweet corn, milk, maida (all purpose flour) and other at home ingredients. Mouthwatering, yummy snack loved by all, especially children.
Fruit chaat is a delicious and refreshing salad and iftar fruit dish, made by combining juicy fruits with Salt, Honey, Chaat masala and Black Pepper. It is the perfect summer delight and must-have dish on iftar table. It will brighten up any meal and can be eaten at any time of the day.
Spring Rolls are a popular Indo-Chinese starter and snack recipe served in almost all Asain Restaurants. This lovely starter comes in many variants. You can make it complete veggie and also with chicken. Made with spring roll wrappers filled with yummy chicken and veggies mixed with Chinese Sauces.
Burmese Khowsuey is famous Burmese noodle dish served with spiced coconut milk sauce (white kadhi) along with different toppings. This recipe is a delicious snack and also complete meal recipe that will give you a burst of amazing flavors. A squeeze of lemon also adds tanginess to Burmese Khowsuey.
Chicken Keema Samosas is a famous Indian appetizer deep fried in oil with a savory filling of chicken keema(Mince) and aromatic Indian spices masalas in ready strips of maida. Delicious yet easy-to-make snack for tea-time, parties, and gatherings. Loved by people of all ages.
Crispy Chicken Lollipop is a popular starter recipe made by deep frying chicken lollipops marinated with ginger, garlic, soya sauce and red chili sauce. A succulent treat for your parties and gatherings. Due to its name and crispiness kids love it very much.
Cheesy Russian Cutlet is an easy yet delicious recipe made with boneless chicken, mashed potatoes, and various veggies. Delightful and light on the stomach. Due to its non-spicy taste, it is kid's favorite and also elders. A perfect starter for Ramadan iftar meals.
Surti Bataka Puri is all time favorite snack option for Surtis (People of Surat). Easy to make and loved by all. It is usually served as a tea snack and a special snack in the rainy season. Surat in Gujarat is famous for its lovely food and Surtis are very much fond of food.
Chicken Wontons are a delicious Chinese fried appetizer, filled with boneless chicken mixed with Chinese sauces wrapped in a wheat-based wrapper and then deep-fried. Every bite is just delicious and bursting with yummy flavors. These wontons are dumplings commonly found in a number of Chinese dishes.
Appetizing Kurkure Chicken is a saucy and crispy starter that makes your taste buds crave for it again and again. It is made with boneless chicken, maida and chinese sauces. The tangy taste of this recipe will make you fall for it.
Appetizing Tandoori Chicken Tikka made with boneless chicken and Indian spices is a famous recipe all over India as well as around the world. It is also a famous street food in India which can be found everywhere. Easy to cook, healthy and always a crowd pleaser.
Mango Cream Dessert is a rich creamy dessert made with fresh mangoes and whipped cream. Very simple and easy-to-make and are great crowd-pleaser too. If you are looking for quick and easy dessert, this Mango Cream can be your choice. Try this once and it will be your next dessert addiction.
Khubani Ka Meetha or Indian Apricot Pudding is a traditional Hyderabadi sweet delicacy prepared with dried apricots, milk and fresh cream. It is a famous Hyderabadi dessert, usually served at Hyderabadi weddings and gatherings. It is a tummy filling creamy delight, a perfect choice for iftar desserts in Ramadan.
Panja chicken Gravy is a gravy recipe made with boneless chicken, yogurt, and Indian spices. Best of special occasions and parties. Everyone will love it. Gravy made with yogurt and melon seeds is so yummy and the tender boneless chicken will mesmerize you. You should try it once.