12 Ramadan Breakfast Ideas for Suhoor

By: Fatima O.

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Are you looking for some Ramadan breakfast inspiration? If so, you are in for a real treat. In this article, I have listed several Ramadan breakfast ideas.

Whether you are looking for something new to prepare for your family or friends, or you are new to Ramadan and are not sure what to expect, these Ramadan breakfast recipes are so delicious and super easy to make.

Ramadan Breakfast (Suhoor) vs Ramadan Dinner (Iftar)

Ramadan breakfast, also known as Suhoor is not the same as Ramadan Iftar. Suhoor is the predawn meal you have to prepare for a long day of fasting. Ramadan Iftar is the meal you have to break your fast with when the sun sets.

Ramadan breakfast is so important and it should be a hearty and nutritious meal that will give you sustained energy throughout the day. It is also crucial to eat healthy during Ramadan so that you can avoid feeling fatigued or weak during the long hours of fasting.

Now let’s get to the good stuff, here are some Ramadan breakfast ideas for Sahoor.

Breakfast (Suhoor) meal ideas for Ramadan

Chia Seed Pudding with fruits

This healthy and delicious pudding is perfect for Ramadan breakfast. Simply soak chia seeds in milk overnight and then top with your favorite fruits in the morning.

chia seed pudding for breakfast during ramdan

It’s light, nutritious, and super easy to make.

Overnight oatmeal with fruits

Another great option for an easy and healthy Ramadan breakfast is overnight oatmeal.

oatmeal with berries for ramdan

Similar to the Chia seed, you will just have to prepare your oatmeal the night before and in the morning, top it with whatever fruits you have, nuts, and seeds.

You can also add a dollop of yogurt for some extra protein.

Ramadan Breakfast Bowls

Start your day off right with a nutritious and filling Ramadan breakfast bowl. Ramadan Suhoor bowl can include a lot of healthy ingredients like quinoa, chickpeas, tomatoes, cucumbers, avocado, and feta cheese.

breakfast bowls for ramdan

You also have the option to add some grilled chicken or turkey for some extra protein to your meal.

The good thing about Ramadan breakfast bowls is that you can literally add whatever you want and especially whatever you have. Ramadan is all about avoiding food waste after all.

Savory pancakes

Get creative in the kitchen and try something new for Suhoor this Ramadan. Savory pancakes are a great alternative to sweet pancakes that are full of sugar.


You can make savory pancakes by adding some shredded cheese, chopped spinach, and diced tomatoes and onions, even chreded chicken to your pancake batter. The possibilities are endless.


The lebaneese-inspired dish would make a filling meal for your Ramadan breakfast. It’s also easy to make. To make Shakshuka, you will need a few eggs, tomatoes, and spices.

shakshuka in ramadan

You can make the tomato sauce from scratch or you can use a jar of tomato sauce. Once the tomato sauce is ready, crack the eggs into the sauce and let it cook until the eggs are done. top up with cilantro or parsley leaves.

Smoothie bowls

Who doesn’t love Smoothies? If you have kids (fasting or not fasting), they would definitely love this Ramadan breakfast idea.

smoothie bowls ramadan breakfast

To make a smoothie bowl, you will need a blender and some of your favorite fruits and vegetables. Blend them all up until smooth and then pour them into a bowl.

I like to top up with my favorite fruits, nuts, or seeds. So, whatever toppings you have in your kitchen will do the work.

Pinwheel sandwiches

Pinwheel sanwiches are not only fun to look at but they are also so easy to make and very versatile. You can fill them with whatever you like.

For the Ramadan breakfast pinwheel sandwiches, I like to use a combination of eggs, cheese, and vegetables like diced vegetables

ramadan breakfast pinwheel sandwiches

I also use different speads depending on what I have available. Sometimes a hummus or tahini sauce, sometimes a pesto or a cream cheese it’s all up to you.

You can also use flavored tortilla bread that comes in colors like spinach, tomato, and even garlic.

Fried rice with vegetables

Fried rice is a recipe that can be prepared in no time. Also, you can make it the night before and then just reheat it when breakfast time comes.

fried rice for ramadam

Flavor your rice with decied vegetables like carrots, potatoes, bell peppers, and peas. Chicken or shrimp are also great options to add some protein.

Breakfast buns

If you have bread buns at home, you can turn them into delicious bites for Sahoor. Eggs, cheese, falafel balls, and veggies always make good fillings for the buns.

And to add more flavor and benefit to the breakfastto meal, acompany them with, diced tomatoes or cucumbers, and some chopped cilantro or parsley.

Sweet bungs are also an option, you can fill them with chocolate hazelnut spread or cream cheese and fresh berries.

Toasted sandwiches

There is nothing easier than filling your toast bread with your favorite cheese and toasting it until it’s golden brown and the cheese is melted.

ramadan breakfast toasted sandwich

When I’m tired and have no energy to be creative, I just go for the classic grilled cheese sandwich.

Sometimes, I like to use a date spread or honey instead of cheese. It’s a great way to change things up a little bit.

Vegetable Soup

A bowl of hot soup is always a good idea for Sahoor. You can make a Ramadan breakfast vegetable soup by using leftover veggies that you have in the fridge.

vegetable soup for suhoor

Just add them to a pot of water or chicken broth and let them simmer until they are cooked through.

You can also add some rice or noodles to make it a more filling meal.

Iftar leftovers

Ramadan breakfast doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. If you have leftovers from the previous night’s Iftar, you can easily turn them into a delicious meal.

leftover sandwich for ramadan breakfast

For instance, you can reuse leftover meat or chicken to make sandwiches by adding some cheese, and lettuce, and serving them with olives or pickles on the side.

Or you can reheat last night’s soup or stew and enjoy it with some toasted bread on the side.

Ingredients you just include in your Ramadan breakfast

When preparing or planning for your Ramadan breakfast, there are certain ingredients that you should always include to make sure it is nutritious and filling.

Protein: Eggs are a great source of protein and can be easily prepared in many different ways. You can make a simple omelet or scrambled eggs. You can also add boiled eggs to your Ramadan breakfast bowl.

Complex carbohydrates: Complex carbohydrates are a great source of energy. Oatmeal, whole grain bread, quinoa, and rice are all great complex carbohydrates to include in your Ramadan breakfast.

Healthy fats: Healthy fats will help you stay fuller for longer. Avocados, nuts, and seeds are all great sources of healthy fats.

Fruits and vegetables: Fruits and vegetables are a great way to add vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to your Ramadan breakfast

Looking for more Ramdan recipes, grab this awesome Ramadan recipe book

Ramadan Mubarak!

I hope you find these Ramadan breakfast ideas helpful. if you have any other ideas, please share them with us in the comments below.

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About Fatima O.

Fatima, born and raised along the foothills of the Atlas mountains, in the heartland of the indigenous Amazigh peoples. She loves Moroccan tea and travel. Now, she travels and writes about the beauty of her homeland.

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