The circuit breaker is preventing many Muslims from gathering together for dinner with their family and friends.
The closure of the Ramadan bazaar and the non-availability of the usual vendors are also adding to their worry about finding meals this Ramadan.
But they need not worry as 7-Eleven has got a selection of delicious options designed to make their suhoor and buka puasa effortless and delightful.
From the start of May, 7-Eleven, Singapore’s favourite convenience store, has been providing Singaporeans and residents a wide range of halal-certified items for the fasting month.
Other popular favourites are also available in family packs so that everyone in a house can enjoy meals together.
Tasty meals to stock up
Many are preparing meals at home due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But it is not always convenient to whip up a nutritious meal. It is also time-consuming.
To keep all well-fed during this month, 7-Eleven has launched five exciting Halal-certified three-minute ready meals.
If you are looking for something spicy, opt for the Singapore Curry Chicken Rice. If something hearty is your aim, go for the Claypot Chicken Rice or Fried Rice with Grilled Chicken. A lighter starter to the day can be the simple Vegetarian Porridge or the Chicken Porridge.
The rice options cost $3.80 each or $6.90 for two, while the porridge meals are priced at $2.20 each or $3.80 for two.
These Taste Asia pre-prepared meals have a shelf-life. So, you can buy and store them. Just pop them into a microwave oven or heat them in hot water for three minutes.
These items can also be paired with other meals and snacks from 7-Eleven.
Halal-certified dim sum
Complement your three-minute ready meals withscrumptious dim sum from 7-Eleven. All 7-Eleven neighbourhood stores now carry a range of delish bites in takeaway packs, including Honey Chicken Pau, Tau Sar Pau, Chicken Siew Mai, Chicken Pau and Lo Mai Kai.
These are perfect to take home and share with the family.
The price of these packets of dim sum range from $1.10 for Lo Mai Kai made with glutinous rice and chicken to $3.95 for 10 Chicken Siew Mai.
Family-sized delicious meals
7-Eleven’s signature 7-Select Butter Chicken and 7-Select Curry Chicken family packs are available from 4 May.These sizable packs cost $10.80 each and are pending halal certification. These family-friendly packs come without rice, so you can get all the protein (and sauce) you need to complement your existing dishes.
For carb lovers, 7-Select Garlic Fried Rice and 7-Select Kombu Rice ($6.50 each), both pork- and lard-free, make for exciting alternatives.
Enjoy the Garlic Fried Rice with homemade ham and cheese omelette or any dish that can be easily whipped up.
The Kombu Rice can be moulded with fillings such as mushrooms, avocado or sashimi. Even better, parents can encourage their children to dream up their own fun onigiri recipes.
Both rice offerings are non-halal and available in family-friendly portions as well.
Established in Singapore in 1983, 7-Eleven has since expanded to 400 stores islandwide to become the leading 24-hour convenience chain store. It emphasises on convenience and value by offering a wide array of quality products, food and services.
7-Eleven is also a 24/7 one-stop destination for people to pay their bills for utilities, courier and ticketing. It also provide cash withdrawal.
For more information, visit www.7-eleven.com.sg.