5 Easy Iftar Recipes That Will Have Your Guests Coming Back For More

We are excited to share a collection of 5 easy iftar recipes that are sure to impress your guests and have them coming back for more. From mouthwatering mains to delightful shakes, we’ve curated a selection of dishes that are perfect for breaking your fast during Ramadan. 

Whether you’re hosting a gathering in your student accommodation or simply looking for delicious meals to enjoy at home, these recipes are easy to prepare, bursting with flavour, and guaranteed to satisfy everyone’s appetite. Get ready to elevate your iftar table with these irresistible dishes!

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Easy Iftar Recipes 

Sticky Honey Garlic Chicken Skewers

This easy recipe by Moribyan is going to be a crowd favourite in your Iftar party! Take 500 grams of boneless chicken and marinate it with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and sesame oil,1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce,2 tablespoons rice vinegar,3 tablespoons honey,1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 1 tablespoon minced garlic,2 teaspoons minced ginger,1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, and a squeeze of lime juice. 

Marinate the chicken for at least 30 minutes and add them to the skewer once it has been marinated. Cook the chicken in a skillet or bake it in an oven while letting each side cook for at least 5-6 minutes. Your delicious Chicken Skewers are now ready! 

Check out the Moribyan’s website for a range of delicious recipes!

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Date Shake 

This shake can be the perfect way to rejuvenate yourself after a long day of fasting. Not only is this delicious but it is also very nutritious!

Soak 3-4 dates in warm water for 5 minutes. Add the dates to a blender along with a frozen banana,  1 tablespoon chia seeds, coffee, ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 tablespoon almond butter, ¼ cup oats and ¾ cup milk.  Blend the shake till it is mixed thoroughly and add some ice cubes to make it thicker.

This healthy fibre-filled shake will definitely be a regular in your iftar parties. 

Check out Eats By Rama’s website to find even more healthy and delicious recipes!

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Chicken Sweet Corn Soup 

Who doesn’t love a warm bowl of soup during iftar? The best part is that this dish is easier to make than you think.

Boil 500 grams of chicken with bone in a pan along with 3-4 peppercorns, bay leaf, garlic, one small onion,1 litre of water and salt to taste. 

Let this boil on low flame for 30 minutes so the broth becomes flavourful. 

While it is boiling, grind 5 tablespoons of boiled or canned corn with half a cup of water and blend it into a paste. 

Once it is done boiling, you can strain the broth so all the solids get removed and shred the chicken into tiny pieces.

Now you can add the soup back to the stove and when it boils again, you can add the corn paste, corn kernels and the chicken along with salt and pepper to taste. 

Add a cornstarch slurry mixture to thicken the soup and slowly add 2 egg whites to the soup. Garnish with green onions and your soup is ready to be served! 

This soup will take you less than an hour and will feel like a warm hug after a long day of fasting.

Chicken Gyros 

Although this recipe will take you longer than a quick bite, this easy recipe will definitely fill you up after a long day of fasting!

Take 500 grams of boneless chicken and marinate it with  1 cup of  Greek yoghourt,  ¼ cup lemon juice, ¾ cup olive oil, 1 tablespoon of salt, garlic, minced, ground coriander, paprika, ground cumin, ½ teaspoon of cayenne pepper, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1 teaspoon black pepper. 

Once marinated, use the oven or a skillet to cook the chicken for 1 and a half hours to 2 hours at 200 degrees or if you are in a hurry, till it is fully cooked. 

To make the Tzatziki Sauce, in a bowl, combine 1 large shredded cucumber,2 cups Greek yoghourt, 1 tablespoon of, minced garlic, ¼ cup of lemon juice, 2 tablespoons fresh dill, finely chopped and fresh parsley, finely chopped. Add salt and pepper to taste. 

Once the chicken and the sauce are done, use a pita bread and layer with chicken, Tzatziki sauce chopped onions and tomatoes. 

Spring Rolls

Spring rolls make for the perfect side to enjoy during iftar.

In a hot pan, add oil, 1 & ½ cups of carrot, cabbage and capsicum, and minced/shredded chicken. Saute it till it cooks well and add salt, black pepper and soy sauce to taste.  

Spring rolls are a versatile dish and you can add in any vegetables that you enjoy!

You can also omit the chicken for a vegetarian alternative and they will still taste just as good!

Once you have seasoned it to your liking, you can then prepare your spring rolls with pastry sheets and fry it till it’s golden brown when needed.

The best part is that you can prepare a large quantity and freeze it for as long as you need to.



As we conclude our journey through these 5 easy iftar recipes, we hope you’ve found inspiration to elevate your Ramadan gatherings and delight your guests with memorable dishes. 

With simple ingredients and straightforward instructions, anyone can recreate these delicious meals at home. So whether you’re hosting a large gathering or enjoying a quiet meal with loved ones, these recipes are sure to leave a lasting impression. We hope that your Ramadan is filled with blessings and abundance.

If you are looking to batch-cook meals this Ramadan, read this blog on 8 Batch Cooking Recipes For Students To Make Life Easier!

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