1. Bottle Gourd (Lauki)
Bottle Gourd or lauki is a healthy vegetable which keeps the body cool in hot days of summer. Eat it in sehri or in the dinner in Ramadan and you should feel better yourself.
Try lauki bhaji recipe or delicious spicy lauki kababs.
2. Pumpkin (Kadoo)
Pumpkin is naturally laden with water. It has many nutrients that are very helpful to keep us cool during scorching days of summer. It contains antioxidants, carotene and polyphenols that help reduce the body heat.
Pumpkin is also known as the favorite vegetable of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
So add this wonderful vegetable to your diet especially in summer Ramadan.
Try kaddu bhujia recipe
3. Ridge Gourd (Tori)
Ridge gourd or tori is another green vegetable which significantly reduces the body heat. It is enriched with minerals that help reduce the acidity, prevents ulcer and inflammation. It allows very tasteful foods to make.
So this Ramadan, include it in your sehri and iftar menus.
Enjoy Turai Anda Recipe in Sehri
4. Cluster Beans (Guar Phali)
Cluster beans or gawar phali is worth eating it in summer season. Although, it has many kinds of health benefits, however the unique one is that it helps calm the nerve cells to prevent irritation and similar issues.
Once you eat it in sehri, you would feel better all day.
See Here: Gawar Phali Recipe
5. Apple Gourd (Tinda)
Tinda or apple gourd is another vegetable that comes with cooling properties for our body. Tinda is easy to digest and a must for eating in summer.
Holy Ramadan is lying in summer for some years, so why not to consider apple gourd for sehri or iftar meal.
We must eat vegetables that keep body cool in the Ramadan month.
I here say why NOT?
We eat and drink in Suhoor time and then at iftar. All day then we do not drink water. Less drinking of water may lead to dehydration of the body, inflammation and acidity.
So the solution that comes here is to eat cooling vegetables and foods that keep body cool in summer. Either in sehri or in the iftar, we should choose foods that are friendly to the body, easily digested, have cooling properties and reduce inflammation and acidity.
Following is the list of 5 cooling foods (vegetables) and how to keep body cool from inside.