If you’re a Muslim, you must be worrying about Ramadan as it is coming in summers this year and observing fast for 15 to 17 hours is not an easy thing to do. The Sehri meal is the most important meal of the day as it provides the energy to survive the day. Most of the time, Ramadan is mainly consistent of Iftar and Sehri meal as people tend to avoid eating anything in between them.
Iftar meals are more fancy and contains variety of delicacies. Whereas Sehri meals have more liquid options so you don’t feel thirsty the whole day, such as milk shakes or lassi. Muslims around the world have their own specialties and unique dishes. But they all resembles in making these two meals of the day as healthy and nutritious as possible.
Ramadan special sharbats are the most needed and refreshing item on Iftar and Sehri table. To sustain for a whole day without any liquid in this heat and summer warmth, you really need proper hydration during the two meals of the day. So that your body won’t become dehydrated and you end up getting sick till eid. Ramadan special sharbats are refreshing and energizing. But repeating same traditional drinks every day can be boring. So we have brought a list of delicious drinks for you so you can have variety in choosing the perfect refreshment for Iftar and Suhoor.
Here are few Ramadan sharbat ideas to make your fasting days more hydrated and healthy. You can make these in Sehri to get you enough energy to survive the day without losing your mind. Or you can have them in Iftar to restore your lost energy after fasting for 15 hours.
Gur ka Sharbat
It won’t be wrong to say that this sharbat is the top runner in Ramadan sharbat ideas as it is the ultimate thirst killer and revitalize your energy within seconds. Making it is simpler than you think. Just mix the jaggery with water until it is completely dissolved and it’s ready to drink. You can adjust the quantity according to your preference. If you want, you can also add some lemon juice or chia seeds if you want to enhance and energy.
Raw Mango Sharbat
Mangoes are the perfect gift of summers and since it’s that time of the year, how can we not add mango sharbats in our list of Iftar drinks for Ramadan. Raw mangoes are more hydrating and their juice taste delicious despite they are not good for eating for being too sour. You can make raw mango sharbat in two ways; by boiling the raw mango to make it softer or to directly use it. Either way, it tastes delicious. Raw mango, also known as kachi keri, are rich in nutrients and fulfill your body’s water deficiencies which are pretty common during summer Ramadan.
Watermelon is 90% water and its juice is the best way to keep your body and mind fresh and hydrated. Adding it to your Iftar drinks in Ramadan will boost your energy instantly. This is 100% natural drink, rich in Vitamin C and extremely easy to prepare. You might add some salt and black pepper if you want to make it even better.
Star Fruit Juice
Star fruit is a sweet & sour tropical fruit, considered to be an exotic fruit for not being readily available and a little expensive. To justify the price, its juice is very mouthwatering and revitalizing.It is very good for your stomach health and keeping your body cool. It fulfills the sudden hunger and can be relied on for several hours if the food is delayed.
Another perfect Sharbat idea for Ramadan iftar is Gulkand milkshake. It is energizing and good for your body’s overall health. It is made of rose and sugar and have skin repairing properties as well. So in order to have a glowing skin on Eid, make sure to add this in your Iftar menu twice a week.
Having two dates empty stomach is equivalent to a good healthy meal. Dates milkshake is very suitable for people who are health conscious and didn’t cancelled working out even during Ramadan. This drink for Ramadan Iftar or Sehri will give you the energy you require to have a good session.
Sweet Lime Juice
Lime juice is delicious drink packed with several minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. Adding this drink for Ramadan iftar will help you digest better and keep your weight in control too.
Guava is a very trusted and tastey soruce of Vitamins A, C & E, works as an antioxidant, and has dietary fiber to resolve gas and stomach issues. It helps in digesting food, works as an appetizer and boost your metabolism. Having guava juice in Iftar will definitely help you in keeping your health intact.
Almonds are dry fruits found in every household. Making its juice or milkshake will give you many skin and health benefits. You can add almonds in any other fruit milkshake and make a smoothie too.
You all how good apple is for your health by the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”. In case you don’t feel like eating apples during Ramadan, include them in your diet by making its juice.
Pineapple is un-doubtfully an exotic fruit that everyone loves. Take some fresh pineapple pieces, add some sugar syrup and ice cube in water along with pineapple and grind well. A very fresh and packed with minerals drink is ready to serve your appetite.