Delicious Ramadan Recipes You Should Definitely Try

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Ramadan is a time for eating right and healthy. In order to keep you going through the fast without feeling feeble and exhausted, you need to choose a balanced diet to replenish your energy levels at Iftaar, and Suhour. Try to build an eating plan with sensible quantities of nutritious food; it will be more productive to use a Ramadan planner. Here are a few new mouthwatering that you should give a try this Ramadan and treat your taste buds with something new. 

Chicken Cacciatore 

An Italian classic dish, easy to make, Chicken Cacciatore is basically a hunter style dish prepared from chicken or rabbit, onions, herbs, tomatoes, and bell peppers. It is a fulfilling recipe with the most delicious sauce and full of incredible flavors. 

Firstly, dust the chicken with a little flour and then season it with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, fry the chicken pieces in oil and butter until golden brown. Remove it onto a platter. Add the vegetables mainly onion, garlic, bell pepper, tomato, mushrooms, and herbs. Sauté for five minutes or until vegetables soften. Next, add in the tomato paste, chicken stock (if you want), vinegar and water for the sauce. 

Mix in the seasonings; pepper, salt, turmeric, dried oregano, chili flakes, and crushed tomatoes. You can always change the ingredients according to your liking. Bring to a boil for a minimum of 5-7 minutes, and bring the chicken back to the stove. Allow it to simmer for some time and then reduce the heat. 

Chicken cacciatore can be served with a dozen of options. Serve over pasta and sprinkle parmesan cheese. Garnish with chopped basil leaves or parsley. If you want, you can always bake the pasta. Leave the chicken a bit uncooked and then add over the pasta, sprinkle it with mozzarella cheese and bake in the oven. Another side dish is rice. Pour the sauce over the rice evenly and there you go. 

For low carbohydrates, you can replace your sautéed veggies for steamed ones. Zucchini noodles and cauliflower rice are also low in carbohydrates. 

Ginger Chicken With Fried Veggies 

An easy to prepare the dish, Ginger Chicken is a hearty and delicious meal. Consuming only a little time from your busy schedule and leaving you with a wonderful outcome. 

The specialty of this dish is its stir fry sauce. You can either use fish sauce or oyster sauce. Firstly, prepare your sauce by mixing together honey, soy sauce, vinegar, corn flour, and the fish or oyster sauce. Whisk the ingredients over low heat until thickened. If you want to add in a bit of spice, throw in chili flakes or pour some chili sauce when the sauce cools down. 

Next, stir fry your vegetables. Heat olive oil in a large skillet and put some garlic and onion. Also, add some ginger and toss and turn over till it gives off its scent. Now, add small chopped pieces of chicken and cook for a while. Mix in your veggies, preferably, onion, bell peppers, broccoli, carrots, corn, and peas. 

Cook until the chicken pieces turn golden brown and the veggies turn crispy but not too hard. Lastly, pour the sauce evenly over all the ingredients. Make sure to turn the heat to a minimum at this point. Turn off the flame as soon as the chicken and other ingredients have been coated with the sauce. If you want, you can also pour the sauce after removing the chicken from the skillet. 

Squeeze some lime juice when done to enhance the flavors. 

Although chicken ginger itself is a complete meal, it can still be served with side dishes. Potato wedges, crusty garlic bread and sometimes rice too. Milkshakes top off the dish in an amazing way. 

Creamy Mushroom Soup 

A soup offering a wonderful aroma and rich, creamy texture, Mushroom Soup is a must at a dinner table. Easy to prepare and loved by all, this soup contains the best deep earthy flavors. Full of a variety of flavors like garlic, onions, and herbs which are subtle enough to enhance the natural flavor of mushrooms without overpowering it, this soup is a relish. 

Start the recipe by heating oil in a large pot. Sauté the onions for a minute or two and cook the garlic until fragrant. Put it aside. Next, cook your mushrooms in butter with a pinch of salt. Keep the heat to a medium. Wait until they give off their juices and reduce the heat. Let the juice evaporate and transfer them to the pot when they turn golden brown. Mix onion and mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes. 

Sprinkle the mushrooms with flour, mix well and cook for a while. Put in the chicken stock and put the flame on low. Cover the pot and allow it to simmer for 15-20 minutes. Occasionally stir the mixture, until thickened. Stir in the cream, to give it a delightfully smooth and creamy texture. Allow it to gently simmer. Make sure not o boil it. Adjust salt and pepper to suit your taste. Lastly, garnish with thyme leaves or parsley. 

If you are looking for more recipes you can try these 8 foods during Suhoor to stay energized provided by Bokitta’s pinless hijabs. Have fun trying these recipes for Ramadan!

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