Ramadan 2024: 7 Fruit Chaat Recipes To Begin Your Sehri With

In the holy month of Ramadan, it is crucial to take care of your diet, especially if you are observing fast and eating only twice a day. Suhoor or Sehri is the pre-dawn meal that sets you off for the day. It has to be nutritious and hydrating, or else you will experience cravings, dehydration, and fatigue. Many people prefer to begin their day in the holy month with a bowl of fruit chaat along with other delicacies on the spread.

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Fruit chaat is fulfilling, loaded with fibre, offers hydration, and tastes delicious. Depending on the fruits you prefer to eat, you can provide your body with essential nutrients and refuel them with energy to get through the day. It keeps cravings at bay and ensures that you do not experience dehydration, even if you are avoiding water throughout the day. Here are a few recipes that you can try out to add variation to the Sehri spread.

Citrus Fruit Chaat

As the name suggests, you can make chaat with fruits that have tangy flavours. For example, a bowl of oranges, mandarins, and grapefruits tossed in chaat masala, orange juice, and chopped mint leaves will help you kick-start the day. It will be low in fat content and high in fibre, vitamin C, and carbohydrates.

Apple Chaat

This season is perfect for making apple chaat. Instead of shopping for expensive fruits, you can just get a bunch of in-season fruits and enjoy the Sehri spread. Dice an apple after peeling off its skin and pour it into a bowl of creamy yoghurt topped with a sprinkle of cinnamon powder, a handful of chopped dry fruits like walnuts and almonds, and a pinch of chaat masala.

Classic Fruit Chaat

If you like chaat prepared with mixed fruits, why not get seasonal fruits for it? Currently, you can easily get your hands on quality apples, juicy grapes, delicious bananas, ruddy pomegranates, and tangy oranges. Toss them in black salt, chaat masala, roasted cumin powder, and a drizzle of lemon juice to enjoy.

Melon Chaat

The beauty of this month of Ramadan is you can still get winter-season fruits while watermelons and melons have started to flood the local farmer’s market. In a bowl, toss around melon, watermelon, and cantaloupe cubes in lemon juice, black salt, and basil leaves. This chaat will keep you hydrated throughout the day.

Banana Chaat

When you are not in the mood to put a lot of effort into making fruit chaat for Sehri, try the quick recipe for banana chaat. Mix slices of bananas with chopped almonds, dates, pistachios, and figs. Sprinkle chaat masala, sweet dressing of honey, and aromatic crushed cardamom seeds.

Tropical Fruit Chaat

If you can get your hands on tropical fruits like kiwi, mango, papaya, and pineapple, you can make tangy and spicy fruit chaat for Suhoor. Toss all the fruits in a bowl with black salt, chaat masala, lemon juice, and red chilli powder. Not only will it taste delicious but also satiate your hunger.

Grape Chaat

Grape chaat is another quick recipe to whip up when you don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen preparing for Sehri. Start your morning by mixing grapes with tangy-sweet honey-lime dressing, freshly chopped mint leaves, crunchy crushed dry fruits of your choice, and chaat masala.