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12 Things To Eat When You Only Have 5 Mins For Sahur

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Suzana  •  Jun 25, 2016

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Let's be honest, we're more than halfway into Ramadan and as the days roll by, it gets a little more challenging for us to wake up in time to prepare a good Sahur meal. But even if you wake up minutes before the Azan, don’t give up. Dash right to your kitchen because you might still be in time for a quick meal. Here are 10 things you can prepare in case you snooze! [Make sure you're fully prepared for Ramadan this year! Have a look at our Ramadan checklist to get started ] Credit: Giphy
 1. Dates
Credit: OrnaW on Pixabay No better way to start your day with dates! After all, our Prophet (S) said:”How excellent are dates as the believer’s Suhoor” [Abu Dawood, Ibn Hibban and al-Baihaqee; Sahih].
2. Granola and yoghurt
Credit: Irina Grigoraş on Unsplash Full of protein and close to no prep time needed! Chomp fast and wash down with a glass of water or milk.
3. Instant oatmeal drink
Credit: @fotografemelinaforsberg on Instagram Add hot water and stir. Plus, it’s really filling too!
4. Peanut butter, banana and honey on toast
Credit: @petite.fan on Instagram Spread fast, bananas optional. Who knew honey and peanut butter would go so well? #HHWT tip: Use wholemeal bread which is low-GI and high in fibre. That means you’ll feel fuller for a longer time as compared to eating white bread! 
5. Scrambled eggs
Credit: Katherine Lim on Flickr Full of protein and ready in 2 minutes. Have 2 more minutes to spare? Throw the scrambled eggs on toast and you're good to go!
6. A cup of milo
Credit: @chef_shen on Instagram Combine it with some biscuits for a quick and simple meal 😄 Hooray for convenience!
7. Bananas
Credit: Eiliv-Sonas Aceron on Unsplash Bananas. Rich in carbohydrates to give you that energy boost to keep you going throughout the day!
8. Overnight Oats
Credit: Monika Grabkowska on Unsplash Leave raw oats and fruits soaked in milk and yoghurt overnight in the fridge. Wake up to a delicious treat! This could be the healthiest fast food ever.
9. Overnight Smoothie
Credit: DagnyWalter on Pixabay A quick blend in the morning and voila, you’ve got yourself a healthy instant Sahur meal packed with vitamins, protein and fibre. [Check out: 8 super smoothies to kickstart your day during Ramadan!]
10. Instant noodles
Credit: @trangtilmad on Instagram You don't need more than 5 minutes to prepare an awesome bowl of instant noodles. Add in some eggs too for some extra protein!
11. Muesli bar
Credit: Marco Verch Professional Photographer and Speaker on Flickr Stock up on a few packets of muesli bars before Ramadan. These tiny bars come in handy when you're rushing for sahur 😄 
12. 2 Glasses Of Water
water
Credit: Anda Ambrosini on Unsplash 2 glasses of water if you have no time for anything else. BONUS: Put a bottle of water and some dates on your bedside table if you ever wake up with one minute to spare. Better to be safe than sorry!
Credit: bruce mars on Unsplash But of course, to be on the safe side... Set multiple alarms and don't snooze!