by Iyath Adam
It’s that time of the year again. When even those of us who don’t usually cook also get in the kitchen to whip up feasts. Whether you’re a regular cook or a ‘Ramadan cook,’ our 30 recipes for this Ramadan has got you covered from sweet to savoury dishes!
Desserts and sweet stuff are absolutely a must at any table during iftar time. And a bonus is, they’re usually super easy to make!
These chocolate truffles are as easy as it gets!
A classic Maldivian teatime snack, perfect for ‘roadha villun’ as well.
This doesn’t taste exactly like an actual Magnum ice cream, but it’s delicious nonetheless!
Oreo and chocolate, surely a favourite for kids and adults like!
A different twist to the usual caramel pudding with grated coconut.
Savoury Short Eats
Made with the classic Maldivian canned tuna, this fish pie is tomato-y, cheesy and spicy.
Its pizza, but on toast! Easier than with the normal pizza dough but just as delicious.
The pièce de résistance of this is the hardboiled egg, which adds a different mouthfeel to the snack!
This requires a bit more work, with the filling and the wrap needing to be made separately. But we promise it’s worth it.
If you’re looking for a quick iftar snack, this is definitely a good choice!
Fried rice recipes are the easiest to whip up for iftar for sure!
Spicy, salty, and filling, this dish has got you covered on all fronts.
This is a great and versatile way to add more vegetables into your diet for sure!
An easier biriyani-like dish made with canned tuna.
Masbaiy, but with chicken. We daresay that this one pot rice dish is the easiest you can make this Ramadan!
This sweet and sour fried rice is perfect for any leftover rice you have in the fridge.
Dishes to go with both Roshi and Rice
These main dishes are perfect to eat with both roshi and/or rice.
You can’t go wrong with this classic Thai staple.
A good old chicken curry, but with a slightly different marinade.
No Ramadan will be complete without a roast chicken on at least one day, am I right?
A spicy, dry veggie curry with eggplant.
Looking for something different? Try our special chicken, specially made for you, from our own recipe!
Iftar times would only be complete with these Maldivian staples.
This combo is a classic Ramadan Maldivian special, enjoyed for both iftar and suhoor.
Kopee fathu satani and roshi, a combination like no other.
This fresh soup-like dish is perfect for Ramadan, with a subtle, balanced taste to it.
You can’t go wrong with fihunu mas, for any time!
Different things to try!
Try making these dishes to take a break from the usual iftar dishes!
A comforting, creamy stew, easy to make – and eat too! Dunk some bread in for a wholesome dish.
Pasta coated in rich and flavourful corned beef sauce!
Faloodha is definitely one drink that brings back childhood memories for most of us. Certainly refreshing to break your fast with!
Step up your burger game with this spicy, tangy submarine sauce.
A quick and tasty take on oats – different from the usual sweet versions.