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What is the Iftar time in Delhi and some best food to eat while opening the fast in Ramadan during Iftar

Ramadan is a part of the lunar calendar that last between 29 to 30 days where Muslims fast during the daylight hours. Following are some best food to eat during iftar.

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New Delhi Updated on: May 28, 2019 0:35 IST
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What is the Iftar time in Delhi and some best food to eat while opening the fast in Ramadan during Iftar

Ramadan is considered as the holiest month for Muslims wherein people fast during the daylight hours, (before sunrise till sunset). Ramadan is a part of the lunar calendar that last between 29 to 30 days depending on when the new moon is sighted. During this month Muslims wake up early to eat a pre-dawn meal that is called suhoor and break the fast with a meal at iftar.

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When will Ramadan end this year?

June 3 this year will the 29th day of Ramadan in the Middle East i.e June 4 in India, followed with which countries will lookout for Eid moon the very same evening to sight the first day of Eid al-Fitr. If not sighted, the fasting will carry on for 30 days and Eid will fall on June 5 in the Middle East and June 6 in India.

Following is the time and date schedule for the remaining days- 

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Iftar time in Delhi

Best food to eat during Iftar

  • Dates: These are rich in quick-acting sugars and potassium that helps the body to recover.
  • Water: During fasting, dehydration hits the body harder than hunger, for which drinking water is a must throughout the evening.
  • Fruit juices: One of the best things to have after breaking the fast, as juices are loaded with quick-acting sugars that help in rapidly correcting the body's glucose levels.
  • Fruits: Eating fruits help in refreshing your palate as fruits come loaded with vitamins and minerals that aid in replenishing the body.
  • Yoghurt and dates: This can be tried as an appetiser as the fibre calms the gut and manages hunger.
  • Soup: Vegetable soup can be added to the meal backed with a variety of other alternatives.
  • Usual dinner: Try having healthy dishes that are light on the stomach and easy to digest.

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