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10 delicious and easy-to-make Iftar recipes for the month of Ramadan

In the month of Ramadan, it is imperative that the single meal that's eaten should be nutritious as well as delicious. Here are 10 recipes that qualify on both counts, and are easy to make too.

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During the month of Ramadan, Muslims keep a fast the whole day and later in the evening break their fast with an iftar meal. This meal comes with its own challenges because it needs to be high in nutrient value to compensate for a full day of fasting, before and after. Usually, iftar meals are a celebratory affair, with many families and friends gathering together for dinners with some spectacular and tempting fare. Keeping this in mind, here are 10 recipes that you can try out this year at home.

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Mutton Resala: From Lucknow to Kolkata, this is the most popular among the Muslims. Filled with mutton gravy soup and mutton is what makes this iftar meal so special for Ramadan. Click here for the recipe. (Source: Rana Chakraborty)

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Lagan ni Seekh: Mutton is the king as when we talk about Ramadan recipes. Minced mutton, with some ginger-garlic paste and green chills is what makes this lagan ni seekh dish a great recipe for the occasion. Click here for the recipe. (Source: Isha Shah)

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Gosht ki Dum Biryani: The most popular and favourite main course dish on the iftar menu is this dum biryani, which is filled with layers of mutton, spice and curd. Cooked over charcoal fire gosht ki dum biryani is a traditional recipe for Ramadan. Click here for the recipe. (Source: Neel at Tote on the Turf)

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Malabar Moplah Kozhi Ada: A perfect iftar meal, Malabar Moplah Kozhi Ada is a traditional teatime snack, which are small and savoury crisp pockets filled with mutton, beef or chicken. Click here for the recipe. (Source: Sujitha Nair)

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Mango Kesar Kulfi: Well, an iftar meal is not complete without a dessert. Also, beat the summer heat with a creamy mango kulfi, which combines the taste of sweet mangoes with crunchy pistachios. Click here for the recipe. (Source: Cookingshooking.com)

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Manglorean Chicken Ghee Roast: Feel like having something very spicy and delicious? Well, then Manglorean chicken ghee roast is perfect for you. This is a fiery red, spicy and tangy meat with many spices roasted in it added with a butter or ghee. Click here for the recipe. (Source: Carol Pereira)

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Mini Samosas: Small, tasty, delicious and stuffed mini samosas are a staple for iftar meals. Try these deep-fried, golden-brown mini samosas that are light, pair it with some chutney for that added zing. Click here for the recipe. (Source: Oye Kake)

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Kapitan Chicken Curry: The delicious kapitan chicken curry is richer, thicker and drier standard of the chicken curry. It is a perfect iftar meal during Ramadan. Click here for the recipe. (Source: Seasonwithspice.com)

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Hara Bhara Kebab:Soft, tender and delicious to eat, hara bhara kebabs have always been traditional during Ramadan, especially for vegetarians. This perfect evening snack is made with spinach and gram dal, which is high in protein, iron, vitamins and minerals. Click here for the recipe. (Source: Nita Mehta)

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Kheer Baadshahi:To beat this heat, try out kheer baadshahi which is a rich flavour of boondi laddu added with some pomegranate and grapes. It is a sweet end for an iftar meal. Click here for the recipe. (Source: Nita Mehta)

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Haleem: During Ramadan, quite a number of stalls sell haleem. The taste varies from stall to stall. This recipe — which uses minced meat, wheat and lentils — was traditionally slow-cooked over a wood fire and was among the first meals eaten during Suhur, before beginning the day’s fast. (Source: Mareena's Recipe Collections)

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Makhane ki kheer: Makhane ki kheer — enhanced by a combination of fox nut (makhna) and assorted dry fruits — is one of the most delectable kheer recipes. This recipe can be a brilliant addition to your Ramadan Iftar get together. (Source: Spoon Fork and Food)