meal eaten each evening by Muslims at sunset during the month of Ramadan

Iftar (Arabic: إفطار) also Afur in (Somali language) refers to the evening meal for breaking (fasting) during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Muslims [1] fast in the holy month of Ramadan. At the time of Maghrib (just after sunset) they eat and drink.

Ramadan dinner known as iftar

Dua for iftar is

ذَهَبَ الظَّمَأُ وَابْتَلَّتِ الْعُرُوقُ وَثَبَتَ الأَجْرُ إِنْ شَاءَ اللَّهُ .
"Thirst has gone, the arteries are moist, and the reward is sure, if Allah wills." [1]


  1. "Irfani-Islam - इस्लाम की पूरी मालूमात हिन्दी". Irfani-Islam - इस्लाम की पूरी मालूमात हिन्दी. Retrieved 2022-02-25.
  1. Sunan Abu Dawud - Hadith #2350.