February 22, 2024

Gluten free basboosa recpie

People opt to go gluten-free for various reasons, and one of the most challenging times to embrace this lifestyle is during Ramadan, a gluten free ramadan is not easy to do. With the traditional presence of gluten-filled recipes like basbousa and gluten free konafa, navigating the culinary delights of this holy month becomes a conscious choice for health and well-being. In this blog post, I’m excited to share gluten-free versions of your favorite Ramadan recipes, offering a delicious twist without compromising on taste or tradition.

Why Go Gluten-Free?

  1. Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity: Individuals diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity experience adverse reactions to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. Going gluten-free is crucial for managing their health and preventing uncomfortable symptoms.
  2. Inflammation and Digestive Health: Some people adopt a gluten-free diet to reduce inflammation and promote better digestive health. Gluten can be challenging to digest for some, leading to bloating, discomfort, and inflammation in the gut.

Benefits of a Gluten-Free Diet:

  1. Improved Energy Levels: Going gluten-free can lead to increased energy levels and reduced fatigue, particularly for those sensitive to gluten. This is essential for maintaining an active lifestyle, whether it’s hiking the picturesque trails of Millcreek or capturing the beauty of nature through Aayah’s Photography.
  2. Overall Well-Being: A gluten-free diet, when balanced with nutrient-dense alternatives, contributes to improved overall well-being. It can lead to better mood, mental clarity, and a strengthened immune system.
  3. Improved Digestion and reduced bloating

The Best Gluten-Free Flours:

  1. Almond Flour: Rich in healthy fats and protein, almond flour provides a delightful texture to gluten-free recipes.
  2. Rice Flour: A versatile gluten-free option, rice flour adds a light and airy quality to baked goods.
  3. Corn Flour and Tapioca Starch: These flours contribute to the perfect consistency and texture in gluten-free recipes.
  4. Benefits of Coconut: Fine shredded coconut enhances the flavor and nutritional profile of gluten-free treats.

You can check my favourite brands of gluten-free flours on my Amazon store front

Gluten-Free Basbousa Recipe:



  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tbsp tapioca starch
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp fine shredded coconut
  • ⅕ cup yogurt (dairy or non-dairy)
  • ½ cup Ghee
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 1 egg

Sugar Syrup:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 drops lemon


  1. Mix all dry ingredients.
  2. Melt the ghee, add it to the mixture along with eggs and yogurt.
  3. Mix well; adjust consistency with almond milk if needed.
  4. Spread in a non-stick pan and bake at 375°F for about 30 minutes or until golden.
  5. While in the oven, prepare the sugar syrup by boiling sugar, water, and lemon for 10 minutes.
  6. Pour the boiling sugar syrup over the basbousa right after it comes out of the oven.
  7. Allow it to cool and absorb the sugar for an hour before serving.

Gluten free basboosa recpie

Promoting a Healthy Ramadan:

With Ramadan around the corner, maintaining a healthy diet is paramount. Explore how a gluten-free approach can enhance your Ramadan experience by reducing inflammation, improving energy levels, and contributing to overall well-being. To support your journey, check out our 4-week Ramadan program at Bee Nourished—a perfect complement to your commitment to health and wellness.

30 day Ramadan diet meal planner

Conclusion: Embracing a gluten-free lifestyle goes beyond dietary restrictions; it’s a conscious choice for a healthier, more energetic life. Try the gluten-free Basbousa recipe and discover how delicious and satisfying gluten-free living can be. As you prepare for Ramadan, prioritize your well-being and consider joining our 4-week ramadan gluten free program at Bee Nourished for a holistic approach to health during this special time.

About the author 

Aayah Khalaf

A health coach and detox specialist, CEO and founder of Bee Nourished a health and weight-loss initiative. I help women and mothers achieve their health and weight-loss goals with life changing programs that are uniquely yours.

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