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Why should you drink coconut water during Ramadan?

The Salams Team

You might be thinking, why coconut water?

Well, Vita Coco’s coconut water is packed full of electrolytes to help you break your fast in the healthiest way possible. Whether it’s making a watermelon coconut cooler or using it to make a curry for the whole family to share around the table, Vita Coco’s coconut water has you covered during Iftar in more ways than straight from the carton. 

When you’re feeling dehydrated after fasting all day, Vita Coco coconut water is an ideal choice.  

Their coconut has an abundance of electrolytes, vitamins, and minerals to replenish the body and beat dehydration. It’s also great because it won’t spike your sugar and insulin levels.

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Coconutty Ramadan Recipes to help you break your fast

Check out these coconutty recipes; peanut chickpea and cauliflower curry and our all-time favourite Coconut Watermelon cooler, perfect for you to share with friends and family at Iftar. 

Peanut Chickpea and Cauliflower Curry

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Ingredients, Serves 4


1. Add the coconut oil to a large frying pan and allow to melt. Once hot, add the onion, garlic and ginger and fry for 5 minutes until softening. Add in the curry powder and fry off for 1 minute.

2. Add in the chopped cauliflower and tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes to allow the tomatoes to soften.

3. Pour in the chickpeas and peanut butter and stir well. now pour in the Pressed coconut water, stir and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer, cook for 20 minutes with a lid on until the cauliflower is tender. Season with salt and pepper.

4. Now stir in the spinach and allow to wilt and serve with rice, fresh herbs, sesame seeds and lime wedges.

Refreshing Watermelon Cooler

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  1. Add the watermelon, coconut water, lime juice and agave to a blender and blend until smooth. For a smoother drink, pour through a sieve into a jug. Or leave as is for extra fibre!  

Pour into two glasses and add ice, Serve.

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