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      How do you plan iftar parties when the iftar is so late in the night ?

      Do you keep an extensive dinner menu only or only chatpata stuff and no dinner or both?
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      These iftar parties are against the very basic principle of fasting - as people indulge in overheating and wasting food as I have seen in Pakistan.

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      Apparently everyone on my FB is going to super huge iftar parties where the host has like 20 diff dishes

      seeing so much mehnat is overwhelming
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      Depending on how many people come over. Once i had a total of 14 people. My menu was

      Roof azfa drink
      Samose/pakore with chutney

      Dinner-
      Naan
      Salad
      Butter chicken
      Gosht korma
      Palak

      Desert-
      Fruit and cake trifle
      Chai


      Whenever i host a dinner, whether iftar or not, i like to keep a variety of some meat dishes, some veggie. I normally never do desert, but this time i found a good recipe for it and thought why not.

      And because the fash opens so late at night, i start prepping the day before so i dont have to do so much the day of.

      I've also seen people host iftars where there are over 6-7 main dishes, 5+ apps

      Ive also seen iftars where around 6 apps were served, and 1 main dish for dinner.

      So, it reallllllly depends on the host

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      Most iftars I have been to are like@akaprincess . I didn't have fruit chaat at mine and heard someone complaining.

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      I do both, but obvs no extensive dinner menu list.

      I held an iftar just a few days ago (6 adults 5 children), and for the iftar itself we had pakoray, keema samosay, chicken rolls and chicken puff pastry patties, as well as fruit chaat and lemonade. When everyone had nibbled a bit on everything, we prayed namaz and in the meantime I had stuff ready for 2 pizzas. I made one chicken pizza though, along with taco cups and bang-bang shrimp. The taco cups and shrimp were more like appetizers and the one chicken pizza was enough for all of us. It worked out perfectly. The only thing I had left over was pakoray and a couple of taco cups. I ended up making pizza today with the extra ingredients.

      I don't think chawal, salans, kababs, naan etc work for when fasts are so long and the time to eat is so short. A simple iftar with one main item later is a good menu.


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