Ramadan is round the corner! A time of unity, community, joy and elevated spirituality. These 30 delicious and healthy Breakfast (Suhoor) ideas for Ramadan will keep you energised throughout the day!
30 Delicious and Healthy Breakfast (Suhoor) ideas for Ramadan
A collection of Healthy Recipes for Sehri/Suhoor!
High in Protein, these Egg based breakfasts keep you fuller for longer!
Chilli Scrambled Eggs - Scrambled Eggs with a hint of Chilli.
Middle Eastern Shakshuka with Burrata or Feta - A delicious rich Middle Eastern egg dish that is Vegetarian, Gluten Free, and Healthy. Serve with Burrata for extra creaminess or Feta for a salty tang.
Indian Masala Egg Muffins - Indian Masala Egg Muffins are healthy, filling and make a great grab on the go breakfast option. Healthy doesn’t have to be mean boring.
Braised Eggs and Butterbean Shakshuka - This braised eggs and butterbean shakshuka or any variation of it, is what I make at the end of a long week, when the fridge is full of odds and ends.
Green Shakshuka - Poached eggs on a bed of brocolli, spinach and tomato.
Easy Soft Boiled Eggs and Avocado Toast - I LOVE easy soft boiled eggs and avocado toast for breakfast.This is a quick and easy recipe and ideal for Sehri.
Turkish Cilbir – Poached Eggs in Yoghurt - This is a delicious Turkish dish of poached eggs with yogurt (often with garlic mixed in).
Egg, Mushroom, Potato and Spinach Hash- A breakfast favourite with potatoes that are crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. This is one of the easiest recipes ever and one you will come back to time and time again.
Menemen – Turkish Scrambled Eggs - There is nothing like a delicious Turkish Breakfast spread and Menemen is one of the many dishes you can expect to see at the breakfast table.
Masala Omelette - Indian Omelette with Eggs and Spices.
EASY ENERGY BARS
These make ahead Energy Bars are the ultimate grab and go breakfast option making them ideal for those who are rushed and need to eat, pray and get back to sleep.
Fudgy in the middle chocolate, oats and date bars - A delicious wholesome snack or breakfast. Plus they don’t require baking!
4 Ingredients Chocolate Flapjacks - These are an easy treat to make and have throughout the week. The best thing about them, very few ingredients and effort are required to make them.
Sunnah Inspired Date, Honey and Black Seed Cereal Bar - A sweet, filling, chewy and delicious bar that is ideal for breakfast, brunch or snack time.
Make Ahead Picnic Bars - A delicious nutritious caramel bar covered in silky smooth dark chocolate.
A little more work is required here but you are rewarded with healthy Pancakes that taste great!
Besan Chilla - An Indian savoury Pancake that is both filling and healthy.
Oat Milk Pancakes - These pancakes are delicious, endlessly adaptable and are perfect for a leisurely weekend breakfast.
OATS AND BARLEY PORRIDGE
Porridge is a filling and healthy breakfast option and these recipes contain many vitamins, minerals and fibre that keep blood sugar levels stable and keep you full for a long time.
Oats with Blackberry and Cardamom Compote - The tanginess of the blackberries and the sweetness of the honey with the warmth and gentle herby citrusy hit of cardamom is perfect on top of a bowl of hot steaming porridge.
Barley Porridge, Talbina with grilled Honey Dates - Talbina is a Prophetic breakfast made from ground barley and it has many healing properties. This is the flour I use when making Talbina. I also prefer it with Oat milk in this Barley Porridge, Talbina with grilled Honey Dates
Figs, Blueberry, Banana and Chocolate Porridge - The perfect breakfast bowl of Figs, Blueberry, Banana and Chocolate Porridge. Fab with a drizzle of maple syrup and a sprinkling of nuts and seeds.
A quick and easy option for busier mornings.
Turmeric and Saffron Milk - This is a variation on a recipe that my teacher (the Hakim) has taught us and one that we regularly make and drink in class. In Hakims version there is no turmeric or nut butter and we soak Almonds instead and then chop them and add them to the milk. This version is a time saving version but I would definitely try the other version too.
Nabeez - A Prophetic drink that is cleansing, alkalising and has many other benefits. It was one of the favorite drink of the beloved Prophet Muhammad صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ (Peach be Upon Him).
A quick bite for Suhoor. These snacks can be made ahead and require very little work.
Date and Peanut Butter Balls - One of my favourite and easy go to snacks are these energising Peanut Butter Balls. These Date and Peanut Butter Balls are also a favourite of my kids who love to make them in the blender because they are so easy to make. Also because kids love to press buttons on machines.
Chocolate covered Snickers Dates - Dates with Peanut Butter and Chocolate.
Fig, Stem ginger and Dark chocolate energy bites - Delicious easy pick me up energy bites for a quick breakfast.
BREAD, WRAPS AND CHEESE
Pan Fried Halloumi with Honey and Black Seed - This recipe is for all the cheese lovers. Pan fried Halloumi with Honey and Black Seed is a version of Halloumi Saganaki minus the flour. The best bit? It is ready to gobble up in 10 minutes max!
Simit - A Turkish Bagel encrusted with Sesame Seeds. They can be served as they are or alongside accompaniments like Menemen, Honey, Cheese.
Healthy 'Samosa' Recipe - Samosa wrap/vegetarian quesadilla made with a lemon, pea and potato filling. It is my favourite vegetarian samosa filling that I use time and time again, sandwiched between 2 wraps.
CAKE FOR BREAKFAST?
These make Ahead Banana Muffins go down well with a cup of tea or coffee!
One Bowl Chocolate and Banana Muffins - These one bowl Chocolate and banana Muffins have a beautiful golden dome top and are deliciously moist inside. Brought to life with warm fragrant chai spices, this recipe is the perfect way to use up old over ripe bananas. The best bit? No stand mixer or blender is required here.
A healthy Middle Eastern Breakfast. Try this alternative if you prefer.
Ful Madames or Fava Bean Stew - Ful or Foul (pronounced fool) is a vegan, gluten free stew made up of Fava beans.
Ramadan Kareem to you and your loved ones.
I hope you have a wonderful prosperous Ramadan, full of peace, happiness, connection and joy.
I hope you enjoyed this little round up of 30 Delicious and Healthy Breakfast (Suhoor) ideas for Ramadan.