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Kannur kalmas to milk pathiri, check out these five lipsmacking Ramadan recipes

From the traditional Kannur kalmas to the mouth-watering Arabian bukhari rice, each dish is a celebration of taste and tradition. Whether you're hosting a Ramadan feast or simply seeking new culinary adventures, these recipes promise to tantalize your taste buds and add a touch of joy to your table.

Kannur-special chicken kalmas
Ever heard of kalmas? For those not familiar with the word, it’s a Kannur special snack, the varieties of which come out when it’s time to break the Ramadan fast. It’s also made on special occasions. One could call the kalmas another version of the 'kozhukatta'. Kalmas can be made with egg, chicken, beef and prawns. Check out the quick and easy recipe here.

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Soft & thin pathiri dough using pressure cooker
Among Ramadan special culinary delights, the soft and thin pathiri holds a revered place, despite its reputation for being somewhat challenging to prepare. The perfect dough to make this classic dish can be effortlessly crafted in a pressure cooker, eliminating any cooking woes. Here is how to make soft and thin pathiris with the help of a cooker vessel.

Milk pathiri
The good old pathiri is still one of the most favourite item to have for iftar. Pathiri lovers would say that soft pathiri dipped in creamy coconut milk is one of the most spectacular combinations. Interestingly, you could tweak the recipe a bit and make delicious fish or beef pathiris too. Check out the recipe for milk pathiri, a tasty snack made with coconut milk.

Malabar special pathiri
Malabar special pathiri. Photo: Shutterstock/ashikaseem

Arabian chicken bukhari rice
The fragrant bukhari rice is an Arabian speciality that could be the centrepiece of your next iftar feast. Interestingly, it is easier to prepare this dish than the regular biryani. Check out the recipe here.

Arabian chicken bukhari rice
Arabian chicken bukhari rice. Photo: Ganga Srikanth

Rooh Afza
Rooh Afza sharbat or rose syrup is the favourite pick for many in the northern part of India to break their Ramadan fast. Rooh Afza is often touted as a cool and refreshing drink that can nourish your body in the sweltering summer heat. The incredibly fragrant drink is notable for its striking red colour and the sweet aroma of the fresh rose petals. Besides, you would even get hints of orange, lemon, pineapple, mint, strawberry, raspberry, grapes, lotus, coriander and carrot flavours too. Here's how to prepare it.

Rooh Afza is a syrup made of rose extract. Photo: iStock/Arundhati Sathe

Pulpy muskmelon dessert
The simple muskmelon transforms into an elegant, refreshing beverage when you turn it into juices or desserts, and it's the right pick for a hot summer day. Check out the recipe for this simple, energising dessert.

Beverages and desserts made of musk melon can energise you on summer days too. Representative image/iStock/dashu83
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