Best Moroccan Iftar Recipes for Ramadan

RAMADAN is a holy month for Muslims and Moroccan’s days routines are not like from other  months of the year. Also, Moroccan meals habits also is different than normal days, for the iftar table for the duration of this holy month there is a big change in Moroccan Ramadan daily food on the table , and some of them, are organized in a new special ways for this specific period. so If you desire to have a common experience, these Moroccan iftar recipes will assist you get started.

here are some recipes and foods to get you started.

  • Moroccan Ramadan Food Prepared days before the holy month of Ramadan

Moroccans used to prepare many pastries for this happy and holly month to eat in two main meals during Ramadan,  the Iftar meal at the sunset time and Suhur that is prepared in the early morning before Fajr time the begining of fasting day for muslums.

1. Chebakia – The Ramadan Cookie


additionally known as MKHARKA is a sesame cookie with a flower structure and is amongst the famous Moroccan pastries for the duration of Ramadan and on many different occasions.

2. Sellou Recipe – Sfouf or Zmita

Sfouf Zmita

Selou or Sfouf is a very wealthy and lively combination of roasted dried fruits (almonds, sesame, peanut), roasted flour, cinnamon, anise, natural gum, nutmeg, icing sugar or honey, salt, butter,…
when you visit Morocco in time before Ramadan you may witness, a couple of days earlier before the holy month, the opening of many brief stores making and preparing the selling of these pastries.

  • the daily Moroccan Ramadan Iftar Meal on every table during the Holy month
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the fast-breaking evening meal of Muslims in Ramadan at the time of adhan (call to prayer) of the Maghrib prayer. here are meals that Moroccan eat during Ramadan, this may change from one family to another and from region to others.. here is a list of some meals you and recipes you may like and read about :

1. Vegetarian Moroccan Harira with dates


harira is a main meal that you will see on every Moroccan Ramadan table. the Moroccan soup is prepared with a tomato base and is made with chickpeas and lentils mixed with some meat if you like to add it.

2. Delicious Moroccan Msemen or Meloui Pancake


Meloui, Msemmen, or Rghaif are pancakes, these pancakes are prepared from the same dough and are different depending on how the dough is rolled at the end of the preparation,  Msemen is served as a snack with tea or in breakfast with coffee. Also, Msemen can be served as a kind of salted in the form of Msemen, the delicious flaky breads are served with honey and butter or cream cheese depending on what you like.

3.Baghrir,  Moroccan Spongy Semolina Pancakes

known as Rgayf or Mchahda, is a pancake consumed in Morocco and other north african countries. They are small, spongy, and made with semolina or flour; when cooked correctly, they are riddled with tiny holes, it is used to have it for breakfast or snack with coffee or mint tea.

4. Moroccan Honeycomb Bread Stuffed with Cheese

Moroccan Stuffed bread is a small bread  that is prepared at home by Moroccan families with a simple dough (flour, salt, yeast) filled with different stuffings like minced meat, onion, vegetables, and cheese. one of very delicious meal that is mostly prepared in iftar table during the holy month of Ramadan.

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5. the very popular Moroccan Mint Tea

Mint Tea

Mint tea, the national Moroccan drink that you cant miss when you visit Morocco, the most important in daily interactions that it is often jokingly referred to as Berber most important drink in Morocco and all North Africa. it is also the main drink that Moroccan have in Iftar table during the holy month of Ramadan.

6. Air Fryer Moroccan Cheese Briouats

Briouats are small Moroccan pastries that are stuffed with a variety of fillings and then fried. this meat  delicious filling for Moroccan briouats  that is wrapped in a paper-thin Moroccan dough called warqa wich is used in the preparation of briouat  and the pastry is then fried until crispy. There are several different varieties of briouats that moroccan preprare but the main idea is the same, Packages of filling wrapped up in warka and then fried until crunchy. these briouat are also served during Ramadan in iftar table with you may like to eat with Harira soup.

Thanks for reading our Article, that was our list of some of the best Moroccan iftar recipe during Ramadan. what about you , Did you ever spent the holy month of Ramadan or been experienced to have an Iftar meal times in Morocco ? tell us if yes ,and  inform us in the remarks section about your experience and how did you find it ? did you like the Moroccan Food Culture ? What thing did you like there …


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