Overnight oats for Suhoor

Overnight oats for Suhoor

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Simple is best when it comes to Suhoor, which is why this overnight oats recipe is a tried-and-tested winner.


  • 2 T oats (heaped)
  • 2 dates, pitted and chopped 
  • 2 t chia seeds 
  • 1 t dried cranberries 
  • cinnamon, a pinch 
  • cardamom, a pinch
  • 3/4 cup milk 
  • fresh fruit, for serving 
  • toasted nuts, for serving 
  • honey, for serving 

Cooking Instructions

Mix all the ingredients and refrigerate overnight in an airtight glass jar.
The next morning, top with fresh fruit, toasted nuts, and a drizzle of honey.

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Photograph: Saadiqah Assur-Ismail
Production: Khanya Mzongwana
Food assistant: Ellah Maepa

Farzana Kumandan Recipe by: Farzana Kumandan
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Farzana is a cookbook author, newspaper columnist, radio host and the founder of Sprinkles and Spice, a cooking school. Follow her on Instagram: @sprinklesandspicect.

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