Sahur, or the pre-dawn meal before fasting starts during the month of Ramadhan, is an extremely important meal as it will provide most of the energy needed for the day. As such, it is important to include food items that release sugar gradually throughout the day, as well as high fibre foods. Here are some things you can include in your sahur meal that are fast and easy to prepare:
MILO Activ-Go Stick Packs RM34.50
The special Activ – Go formula has the same familiar Milo taste that we all grew up with as children, but incorporates some high energy sources. They come in easy to mix packets that you can just add hot water to.
Nestum 3-in-1 Original RM32.90
A fast and efficient way to get nutrients into your body, this fibre rich drink is packed essential nutrients and vitamins which can keep you going for hours on end. It’s also rich in oats, which is a slow energy release food item.
Ajmal Dates from Yusuf Taiyoob RM13
Leading preserved dates brand Yusuf Taiyoob provides some of the sweetest and softest dates you can find, all at a very affordable price. Include some of these dates in your sahur meal for a quick and easy source of carbohydrates.
Nutty Lover Premium Dried Cranberries RM52
Dried fruits are one of the healthiest and best sahur options as they are packed full of vitamins, minerals and good sugars that will be slowly released and digested. Sprinkle them on cereal or oatmeal for a filling and nutritious meal.
Nuts and Snacks Premium Roasted Almonds RM69
Almonds are packed with essential proteins that can help control blood sugar and hunger. It is also full of important nutrients your body needs and can be consumed on its own, or crushed and made into almond butter.
Cafe Royal Chocolate , Compatible with Dolce Gusto RM26.90
A cup of hot chocolate is great for the body as it contains high amounts of antioxidants, important for preventing lethargy and keeping you alert throughout the day.
Crunchy Dried Fruit Snacks RM23
These fully vegetarian fruit and veggie snacks from Sensible Foods are a convenient option for Sahur as they don’t need any prior preparation. Choose from flavours like Cherry Berry, Sweet Corn, Tropical Blend , Apple Harvest and Orchard Blend for a sweet start to the day.