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Etiquettes and Duaas of Eating

Du’aa After Eating -1

One should recite the following duaa after eating: اَلحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي أَطْعَمَنَا وَسَقَانَا وَجَعَلَنَا مُسْلِمِينَ All praise is due to Allah Ta’ala who gave us food and drink and made us Muslims. عن أبي سعيد الخدري أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم: كان إذا فرغ من طعامه قال: الحمد لله …

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Du’aa After Eating-2

After completing the meal, one should recite the following duaa: اَلحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي أَطْعَمَنِي هَذَا الطَّعَامَ وَرَزَقَنِيهِ مِن غَيرِ حَولٍ مِّنِّي وَلَا قُوَّة All praise is due to Allah Ta’ala who provided me with this food, and He granted it to me without any effort and ability from me. عن …

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Du’aa After Eating-3

After completing the meal, one should recite the following duaa: الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي أَطْعَمَ، وَسَقَى وَسَوَّغَهُ وَجَعَلَ لَهُ مَخْرَجًا All praise is due to Allah Ta’ala who fed (us) food and provided (us with) drink, and caused it (the food and drink) to go down (our throats) easily, and made …

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Du’aa After Eating-4

After completing the meal, one should recite the following duaa: اللَّهُمَّ بَارِكْ لَنَا فِيهِ، وَأَطْعِمْنَا خَيْرًا مِنْهُ O Allah, put barakah in this food and grant us something better than it عن ابن عباس، قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: إذا أكل أحدكم طعاما فليقل: اللهم بارك لنا …

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Du’aa After Eating-5

After completing the meal, the following duaa should be recited when lifting the food and the dastarkhaan (eating cloth): اَلحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ حَمْدًا كَثِيرًا طَيِّبًا مُبَارَكًا فِيهِ غَيرَ مَكْفِيٍّ وَلَا مُوَدَّعٍ وَلَا مُسْتَغْنًى عَنهُ رَبَّنَا All praise is due to Allah Ta’ala, such praises that are plentiful, pure and full of …

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Du’aa After Drinking Milk

One should recite the following duaa after drinking milk: اللَّهُمَّ بَارِكْ لَنَا فِيهِ وَزِدْنَا مِنْهُ O Allah, grant us blessing and increase in this milk عن ابن عباس، قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: إذا أكل أحدكم طعاما فليقل: اللهم بارك لنا فيه، وأطعمنا خيرا منه، وإذا سقي …

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Praising Allah Ta‘ala After Eating And Drinking

One should praise Allah Ta‘ala after eating and drinking. عن أنس بن مالك : أن النبي صلى الله عليه و سلم قال إن الله ليرضى عن العبد أن يأكل الأكلة أو يشرب الشربة فيحمده عليها (ترمذي رقم 1816) Hazrat Anas (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Certainly …

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Saying Bismillah Before Eating

One should say ‘bismillah’ before commencing the meal. Similarly, one should eat with his right hand and eat from the side of the plate which is before him. عن عمر بن أبي سلمة، قال: كنت غلاما في حجر رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم، وكانت يدي تطيش في الصحفة، فقال …

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Du’aa After Eating-6

After completing the meal, one should recite the following duaa: الحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي كَفَانَا وَأَرْوَانَا، غَيْرَ مَكْفِيٍّ وَلاَ مَكْفُور All praise is due to Allah Ta’ala who fulfilled our need and quenched our thirst, (O Allah), we do not regard our praises to be sufficient (in praising You for the …

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The Barakah Of Eating Together

It is permissible to eat individually as well as eating together. However, eating together is better as it is a means of barakah. عن وحشي رضي الله عنه أنهم قالوا يا رسول الله إنا نأكل ولا نشبع. قال فلعلكم تأكلون متفرقين؟ قالوا نعم. قال فاجتمعوا على طعامكم واذكروا اسم الله …

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