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15 must-have dishes during iftar amid Ramadan

Let's take a look at few of the many delicious dishes that are enjoyed during iftar in Ramadan.

15 must-have dishes during iftar amid Ramadan
First Published Mar 23, 2023, 4:18 PM IST

Iftar is the meal that Muslims have at sunset to break their fast during the month of Ramadan. Here are 15 must-have dishes that are commonly enjoyed during iftar:

Dates: Dates are traditionally the first food Muslims eat to break their fast.

Rooh Afza: A popular drink made from a concentrate of fruits, herbs, and flowers. It is a refreshing drink that is perfect for breaking the fast.

Pakoras: Deep-fried fritters made from gram flour and a variety of vegetables, such as onions, potatoes, and spinach.

Samosas: Triangular pastries filled with spiced potatoes, peas, and meat.

Fruit Chaat: A fruit salad made with a mix of seasonal fruits, chaat masala, and lemon juice.

Chana Chaat: A spicy chickpea salad with potatoes, onions, and chaat masala.

Haleem: A slow-cooked dish made with meat, lentils, and wheat.

Biryani: A fragrant rice dish cooked with meat, spices, and sometimes vegetables.

Kebabs: Grilled or skewered meat, such as seekh kebabs or shami kebabs.

Nihari: A slow-cooked meat stew made with beef or lamb, spices, and bone marrow.

Chicken Karahi: A spicy tomato-based curry made with chicken and fresh herbs.

Tandoori Chicken: Chicken marinated in yoghurt and spices, then grilled in a tandoor oven.

Roast Lamb: Lamb roasted with spices and served with gravy.

Dahi Baray: Deep-fried lentil dumplings soaked in yoghurt and topped with chutney.

Sheer Khurma: A sweet, milk-based dessert made with vermicelli, dates, and nuts.

These are just a few of the many delicious dishes that are enjoyed during iftar in Ramadan.

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