Top 20 International Ramadan Recipes To Try At Home

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Are you looking for tasty and easy Ramadan recipes from around the world which you can try at home? Well, you may want to try out something different from day-to-day recipes that you usually cook at home. Here’s a list of the top 20 International dishes that you should try out during this special occasion of Ramadan.

1.Peri Peri Chicken

One of the most delicious African snacks that is highly recommended to be tried at home is Peri Peri Chicken. The main magic of this recipe lies in tossing the chicken in peri peri sauce which gives a typical smokey and spicy taste. You can also serve this to your guests at the Ramadan party.


2.Mie Goreng Udang (fried Chicken And Prawn Noodles)

This delicious midnight dish is prepared by tossing noodles with chopped pieces of chicken and garlic butter prawn. It is then cooked until its color becomes brown, and fried, and served with red tomato chili sauce.



Mujadara is a vegan dish made of cooked lentils which originated in Iraq. This dish is a combination of brown rice, lentils, and green yogurt. It has a lot of nutrients in it like protein, Vitamin B, fiber, and antioxidants.



Harees is a Ramazan-special dish which has originated in United Arab Emirates. The main ingredients used are- Chicken, wheat, barley, butter, and lime juice. You can also add haleem masala at the end when the dish is ready. The ingredients used in cooking the dish are excellent sources of protein.


5.Jollof Rice And Chicken

This is a Nigerian dish which is a combination of rice, chicken, veggies, and spices. It is a light and stomach-filling main course dish which you can cook for Iftaar. It provides you sufficient energy during the month of fasting as it is rich in proteins, vitamins, and carbohydrates.


6.Grain Salad With Fruits And Nuts

On some days of the Ramazan month, you can think of making a big batch of breakfast quinoa grain salad and storing it for the whole week. You can cook this wholesome dish by boiling quinoa, salt, and water in a saucepan and cooking it for 20-25 minutes until it becomes soft. Once done, let it cool down, and then add vegetable oil, celery, green onions, vinegar, raisins, lemon juice, and sesame oil. Finally, serve it with cilantro and pecans.



Tharid is a very prevalent Arabian soup recipe which is served well with bread. It is a kind of textured curry consisting of lambs, or beef, or chicken, vegetables, and tomatoes. Almost all the ingredients used uplift your energy and makes your fast healthy.


8.Pita Stuffed With Meat (Arayes)

This basic Lebanese dish is fantastic to taste and is perfect for your late-night cravings.  It is made up of kafta meat stuffed inside pita bread, and grilled, or oven baked. The leftover meat is then smashed and tossed with mayonnaise to make a dip to go with the dish.



Shakshuka is an easy and traditional Maghrebi dish cooked with gently poached eggs. It is a simple combination of eggs, onions, tomatoes, garlic, and red bell pepper sauce. It is a tasty and stomach-filling dish that gives you proteins and energizes you.


10.Ramazan Pidesi

As known from its name, this Turkish dish is a bread recipe specially, served during Ramazan. The main ingredient used is wheat flour which lowers the risk of cardiovascular diseases and provides energy.


11. Pakistani Keema (bhuna)

Pakistani Keema or Bhuna is a side dish made of slow-cooked meat which is served best with tortilla, or naan. It is a spicy dish of beef (higher percentage of fat) or lamb (lower percentage of fat) and is a must-have dish for Ramadan.


12.Zaatar Manakeesh

Zaatar Manakeesh is a Mediterranean dish made of flatbread and zaatar spices, and is an ideal recipe for your Suhoor. It is a simple hand-prep baked recipe that is very easy to make. Also, it is preferred to have baked dishes rather than deep-fry dishes in Ramadan as it keeps you healthy.



Chebakia is a form of deep-fried pastry which has originated in Morocco. It is coated with honey syrup and sprinkled with sesame seeds to add the typical taste of Ramadan dessert to it. You can also use cinnamon, or saffron, or rose water to add fragrance to it.


14.Avocado Toast With Fresh Cheese

Adding avocado to this cheesy and creamy snack makes it even more nutritionally rich. It is healthy for your heart, maintains low cholesterol, and keeps your eyes healthy. The ingredients used are- sourdough bread, mashed avocado, grated cheese, salt, and pepper. Toast the bread and put the mashed avocado on top of it. Season it with salt and pepper. Serve with grated cheese.


15.Pakistani Baked Falafel

During the month of fasting, you may want to cook some baked recipes rather than deep-fried recipes because the baked recipes are lighter and healthier compared to the deep-fried ones. To cook baked falafel, you need to make a dough mixture first. For that, blend the ingredients- soaked chickpeas, roughly chopped onions, parsley, garlic, cilantro, pepper, and spices in a blender. Add chick flour and baking soda and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Next, place the mixture on the falafel scoop and bake at 425 F. The baked falafel is ready!


16.Zucchini Salad

Zucchini Salad is a raw salad which is made by adding toasted walnuts, or pecans in the ribbons of Zucchini. You can add shaved parmeshan to add saltiness to the salad and finally, toss it gently with red wine vinaigrette. This salad is very healthy and keeps you hydrated during summer.


17. Lebanese Couscous Salad

Lebanese Couscous Salad is a combination of both fruits and vegetables which adds a touch of continentality to it. Also, the presence of a variety of Fruits and veggies makes it nutritionally rich in proteins and carbohydrates.



Atayef is an Arabian dessert prepared specially for the holy month of Ramadan. It is shaped in the form of a pancake which is folded and stuffed with cream. It is topped with pistachios and sprinkled with rose-water which adds a mild and sweet fragrance to it.


19.Lobia Chaat

Chatpata Lobia Chaat is served as an ideal snack for Ramazan and must be considered as an essential component for a healthy fast. It is rich in protein, which comes from black-eyed beans, vitamin C and potassium, which comes from tomatoes, and antioxidants, which comes from cucumber.



Falooda is a Mughlai cold dessert recipe which has its origin in India. It is prepared with Vermicelli, chilled milk, cardamom, basil seeds, and rose syrup. It is served best during summer and gives a refreshing effect that energizes you.