Healthy Ramadan meal plan

These healthy meal ideas will give you a varied and balanced diet during Ramadan. They include ingredients from the five major food groups.

The meal plan has been written by medical experts in consultation with Islamic scholars.

Fluids (water and juices) and dates should be added to each Suhoor (pre-dawn meal) and Iftar (dinner – the meal that ends the day's fast). The fast is broken with dates, followed by dinner.

Suhoor: a bowl of porridge with milk, one slice of toast and a handful of unsalted nuts

Iftar: pitta bread with chicken, salad and hummus, and one or two pieces of baklava

Suhoor: wheat-based cereal with milk, a plain scone or crumpet, and an apple or banana

Iftar: chicken with boiled rice, vegetable curry and mixed salad, followed by fruit salad with single cream

Suhoor: a bowl of shredded wheat or muesli and a pear or orange

Iftar: baked fish with roasted vegetables, or fish curry with rice followed by sweet vermicelli or one piece of jalebi (an Indian sweet)

Suhoor: cheese, then one teaspoon of jam with crackers or toast, and a handful of dried fruits

Iftar: pasta cooked with vegetables and chicken or fish, and a slice of plain cake with custard 

Page last reviewed: 21/07/2014

Next review due: 21/07/2016

Ratings

How helpful is this page?

Average rating

Based on 126 ratings

All ratings

Add your rating

Comments

The 3 comments posted are personal views. Any information they give has not been checked and may not be accurate.

ramadan4 said on 10 May 2014

Months of the month of Ramadan, which must be exploited by man and so beneficial to health
That fasting has many benefits for the body we review it in a book dedicated

Report this content as offensive or unsuitable

ServantofAllah said on 14 July 2013

Can i just make a point that all muslims fasting during ramadan are not all asian as the foods mentioned here are asian speciality foods. The suggested foods also the are the same.

Report this content as offensive or unsuitable

SudanBoy said on 10 July 2013

thank you very much for this topic, really helpful. would you please add more information about how long these Suhoor meals could last.

also would you please adding some exercises during Ramadan (i.e.: before and after Iftar) .. thanks you again.

Report this content as offensive or unsuitable

Tools

Healthy recipes

Healthy recipe ideas for meals low in fat, saturated fat, sugar and salt but high in taste

Healthy Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan is a great opportunity to give your body a health check. Find out how.

Food and diet

Find out how to achieve a healthy, nutritious diet to help you look and feel your best