Iftar Essentials – Buy Ramadan Ration Essentials from METRO Online

Iftar, or breaking the fast during Ramadan, is an important part of this special month for Muslims. It marks the end of a day-long period of fasting and prayer in which one abstains from food and drink between sunrise and sunset. Iftar is also seen as a time to come together with friends and family to celebrate faith and share meals.

For those observing Ramadan, it can be difficult to find the ingredients needed for traditional Iftar dishes at local shops due to limited availability or shortages.  This time of the year is when you need highest quality Ingredients for you and your family.

Fortunately, METRO Online offers a comprehensive range of essential items that you need for your Iftar meal so you can keep up with your traditions even while staying safe at home. From dates and nuts to spices, condiments, snacks, drinks – everything you need is just a few clicks away!

So, whether you are having a snack-filled iftaar or a full-fledge desi Iftaar dinner, METRO has everything you can possibly need for a grand Iftaar.

Ramadan Iftar Essentials

Iftaar Essential Shopping List

Still confused as to what should be your Iftaar shopping list? Here is a list of essential iftaar items that you need (and We are all stocked with it)


Dates are a staple of Iftar. Dates have been enjoyed in Middle Eastern cultures for centuries and are highly revered as an important part of this sacred time. Not only do they provide essential nutrients and energy to break the long daily fast, but dates also hold great spiritual significance. They symbolize generosity, hospitality, faithfulness, and purity - values which are central to Islam.

One hadith that speaks to the importance of eating dates in Ramadan is the following:

"The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: ‘When any one of you breaks his fast, he should break it with dates; for there is blessing in them.’" (Sunan Abi Dawud 23)

METRO offers a wide range of dates that are sourced, sorted and graded following the highest quality standards. Some notable Types of dates available at METRO are

  1. Aseel Dates
  2. Karbalain Dates
  3. Khupra Dates
  4. Zahaidi Dates
  5. Ajwa Dates
  6. Qalmi Dates

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Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Fresh fruits are important in Iftaar because they provide essential vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that help keep the body functioning at its best. They also contain antioxidants which can help protect against disease and improve overall health.

Additionally, fresh fruits provide a refreshing source of hydration during Ramadan’s long days of fasting and prayer. Eating fresh fruits helps to restore lost energy so one can make it through the day with enough strength for worship.

Lastly, fresh fruits add color to Iftaar meals which creates an inviting atmosphere for breakfasting together with friends and family.

So, whether You need to make tasty Fruit chat, or simply enjoy your fruits and vegetables. METRO Offers 100% fresh fruits and vegetables delivered right to your doorstep. With METRO express delivery, you don't even have to wait long.

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Frozen Snacks

Frozen snacks, such as samosas, spring rolls, and pakoras are an important part of Iftar. Not only do these snacks provide a delicious snack to break the fast with, but they can also add variety to Iftar meals.

Frozen snacks can provide all kinds of flavors and textures, from crunchy and savory to sweet and spicy. This makes them perfect for creating different appetizers or for serving alongside main dishes like biryani or curry. They’re also incredibly convenient because they can be cooked quickly and easily without any special preparation or ingredients.

METRO offers a wide selection of frozen snacks that are suitable for iftaar time. From savory options like samosas to juicy nuggets and spring rolls, METRO has something for everyone’s taste. Plus, you won’t even need to worry about preparing the snacks yourself – all you must do is pop them in the oven or microwave and let them cook!

METRO Stocks a wide range of frozen items from notable brands such as Menu, AP, K&N Manosalwa. Want affordable yet high quality option? Try our Frozen ran ge form our Own brand Fine life and METRO chef.

So why not try out some of METRO’s exciting range of frozen snacks this Ramadan? You won't regret it!

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Fresh from Bakery

Fresh bakery items add sweetness and flavor to Iftaar meals. Bakery items like cookies, and cake can all be used to round out an Iftaar meal.

Bakery items are also associated with special Ramadan traditions. Bread is a staple of Iftaar meals around the world. It provides a source of carbohydrates and other essential nutrients and can be enjoyed in many ways. Bread is often eaten as part of a sajja - a traditional Ramadan dish consisting of flatbread topped with various savory ingredients. Sajja is a beloved

METRO offers a variety of breads, biscuits, croissants, donuts and other freshly baked items that can get that premium feel to your iftaari

METRO has something for everyone's taste buds! So why not try something different this Ramadan? With METRO's express delivery service you don't even have to wait long - shop online now and get fresh bakery delivered right to your doorstep!

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Juices, Beverages, and Squashes

Cold beverages such as juices, iced drinks, and squashes are an essential part of Iftaar meals. Not only are they a great way to quench thirst after a long day of fasting and prayer, but they can also help to restore lost electrolytes and other vital nutrients that the body needs.

Juices made from fresh fruits or vegetables provide an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. These can help keep the body in optimal health during Ramadan by providing essential nourishment and energy. METRO offers 100% origional juices by notable brands like Nestle, shehzan, and Fruitient, all made with freshly sourced ingredients, ensuring that you get the highest quality possible.

Iced drinks such as lassis or sherbets are popular options for those who want something a bit more refreshing. These drinks are usually packed with probiotics which helps to promote digestion and gut health. They also offer delicious flavors such as mango, rose, lychee and orange blossom which make them perfect for sipping during iftaar time! Metro Brings to you the traditional red syrup and the option to buy desi Sherbats like Sandlewood and Bazuri.

Finally, squashes add a touch of sweetness to iftar meals without being too heavy on the stomach. Squashes typically contain no added sugar, but some brands may use honey or fruit concentrate to sweeten their products naturally instead. METRO stocks a range of squashes including traditional favorites like lime and mint.

So why not try out some cold beverages from METRO this Ramadan? With our convenient express delivery service you don't even have to wait long - order now and enjoy delicious refreshment at iftaar time!

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Your one-Click solution is METRO Online

Ready With your Iftaar list? Here is a quick Guide to place your order with METRO online and get started on your journey to ultimate convenience

Step 1: Download the METRO online app from App store (available for IOS and Android) or go to www.metro-online.pk

Step 2: Sign in with your Username, email, and your location

Step 3: Start adding everything you need in your cart

Step 4: Create your cart and proceed to checkout.

Step 5: Select your payment method and desired time slot for delivery


This Ramadan, Enjoy mouth-watering delicacies with METRO online being your partner to a spiritual and tasteful Ramadan. Happy Shopping