In the mood for Ramzaan

In the holy month of Ramzaan, Mohammed Ali road is one place where you will find a sea of humanity post sunset. This is when the place comes alive and is so, till the early morning next day. The place is a foodies’ and a photographers paradise. So i set out one fine evening to capture some moments.
Round and about
A mehndi seller filling up the mehndi cones. He said most of his customers are male, who use the mehndi /henna and apply it in the hair of their beards

Womens market

Found these pretty mannequins with the hijab, and well just had to capture them

The sheer colour and dazzle of the bangles due to the bulbs can get overwhelming after a while, but it is fun to watch the women haggle over these with the stall guys:)

Getting Ready to break the fast

The Meats and Eats

The fried goodies, generally had while breaking the Roza alongwith the fruits

The Khichda – a concoction of dal and meat (generally mutton or beef) where the meat is cooked to that melt-in-your-mouth precision

The Sweets


A stall owner extracting the sweet named Sandaal from the cups

The beloved Malpua – heavenly when had with the Rabri (a condensed milk recipe)

Eid Mubarak

Take Care,


7 thoughts on “In the mood for Ramzaan

  1. Hello TD23, saw this blog and other posts.. very descriptive and informative post about Ramadan eats.. well captured.. I have one suggestion, just omit the blurry images unless absolutely necessary…\Keep the Good work coming!!Best regardsGeorgie


  2. hi georgie,thanks a lot for the feedback. I agree with you that some of the photographs in the post were blurry which i realised when i saw them on my computer. some of the other blurry pictures like the 1st one and 10th one were intentional:Pwill definitely keep your suggestion in mind with future photographs:)take careciao


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