Choose your food with care while you Fast in the Holy Month of Ramadan

Fasting... is one of the obligatory inclusions during the month of Ramadan. The duration of the Fast ranges from Dawn till Dusk...

Healthy Foods To Have In Ramadan

Fasting during Ramadan is practised to develop God-consciousness (Taqwa). While fasting the body needs energy and nutrients. This post will include various foods, which are recommended during Ramadan. 


The human body needs a certain amount of sodium to conduct nerve impulses, contract and relax muscles, and keep the right balance of water and minerals. Salt contains 40% sodium and 60% chloride. A pinch of Salt is recommended to initiate breaking the Fast. 

Date Palm

Dates are recommended both during Suhour and Iftar because their high fibre content makes you feel full and their sugar content keeps your energy levels high.


Hummous is a paste or dip made with sesame seeds, chickpeas, olive oil, lemon and garlic. It is high in fibre and protein. It controls your blood sugar levels.

Chicken Salad

Over one-third of your daily protein needs might be satisfied by just one dish of Chicken salad. It regulates your appetite, aids in the healing of your body and may reduce food cravings.

Jaggery Lime Water

A combination of Jaggery with Lime improves digestion, detoxifies the body, increases immunity and aids in weight reduction.

Kala Chana Salad

A salad recipe that is high in protein. Chickpeas are a rich source of protein. This also has a lot of Fibre. Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Magnesium, and other important minerals are all present in abundance.

Beetroot Juice

Your body can quickly absorb this extremely healthy beverage. Beetroot juice helps decrease blood pressure as well.


Fruits are  must have during Ramadan because they are high in fibre, which increases feelings of fullness and prevents constipation. Fruits also contain a lot of fluids, which we need after a long day of fasting.

Paya Soup

Many people may find Paya soup to be a useful dietary supplement. The soup strengthens the immune system and eases joint discomfort.

Homemade Yogurt

Yogurt contains nutritious ingredients that can help you keep your fast going and reduce hunger pangs; is the ideal healthy Ramadan companion. Contains Probiotics, which are essential when eating heavy meals after a long day of fasting. Helps with Digestion.

Nuts and Seeds

Nuts are frequently chosen as an energetic snack. Many nuts can be eaten throughout Ramadan. Good quantities of protein, fibre, healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals may be found in nuts and seeds.

Oatmeal (or Dalia)

Oatmeal is an excellent source of fibre, which fills you up and maintains blood sugar levels, all of which help you avoid feeling hungry while you're fasting.

Pomegranate Juice

“In both of them are fruit and palm trees and pomegranates. So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?” (Surah Ar-Rahman). Pomegranate juice has been found to decrease blood pressure, improve healthy cholesterol, and remove plaque from arteries. 

Scrambled Egg

A rich source of potassium, folate, and B vitamins, as well as other heart-healthy minerals, are found in eggs. For Suhour, eggs are an easy choice. They are extremely high in protein and one of the healthiest food.

Sprout Salad

With their abundance in protein, antioxidants, and other vitamins, sprouts are regarded as healthy to consume. You can also add Vegetables and legumes of any kind in your sprout salad.

Do's And Don'ts

Prepare for fasting by drinking enough water throughout the night. Add fruits and vegetables to diet. Do not over-indulge during Sehri and Iftar meals. Avoid salty, sugary, greasy or fried foods. Avoid packaged food.  

Do's And Don'ts

Over-eating and over-indulging can lead to bloating, digestion problems and affect your metabolism. Avoid too much caffeinated beverage like Tea, Coffee, etc. Avoid Pickles and Chutneys.