A Traditional Iftar Drinks Middle East – This year Ramadan falls in the summer, making the fast seems like heavy duty for Muslims, who are required to abstain from food and drink until sunset.
Body fluid loss during vulnerable even fasting. To that end, those who run fast needs to drink more after the break to avoid dehydration.
In some countries such as the Middle East, there is a wide range of traditional drinks that can help them run the fasting without experiencing dehydration. And uniquely, this drink is only provided when Ramadan. The following traditional Middle Eastern drinks to fast as reported by Al Arabiya:
DATES & MILK
Dates and milk into a dish that is traditionally required to be consumed after calling Azan Maghrib.
It has become a tradition in the Middle East dried dates should always exist when breaking the fast. Dates are usually put in milk overnight. This is believed to be as a part of the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad, which invalidates the fast this way.
- 10 to 12 dates
- 10 almonds, blanched
- 2 and ½ cups of milk
Blanch almonds. Crush it slightly.
Deseed dates, chop into pieces.
Add chopped date, blanched crushed almonds along with ½ cup milk to a blender jar.
Blend well to make a smooth puree.
Add the rest of the milk and blend well.
Serve dates milkshake immediately.
This drink may be the most popular drinks of Ramadan in Arab country. Yes, Amar al Din, can be consumed during the break or the Suhoor.
This is the perfect way to start their Iftar as they contain enough sugar to improve the digestive system.
Made from dried apricots or apricot paste, Amar al-din contains nutrients that help launch the digestive process, as a regulator of metabolism, contains vitamins, and have properties that are beneficial to the body.
- 1 package dry apricot (in pressed sheet form)
- 5 cups boiling water
Cut up the apricot sheets into 4 or 5 stips.
Add water to cover.
Soak until apricot dissolves. (5 hours).
Once apricot is fully dissolved, refrigerate.