It was 3:30 a.m. on a Ramadan morning in Bangalore when my phone buzzed next to my ear, announcing the arrival of a message. Whatsapp, I assumed, knowing fully well that the cousins would be up talking youngster nonsense till Seher time – the appointed hour when Muslims around the world wake up to eat, […]
Ramadan Specials: Iftaar at Charminar.
Eid has come and gone already, and I know this post is way behind time – but it’s less than a week since Ramadan ended, so I can be forgiven. I think. This year, I had the good fortune of being in Hyderabad during Ramadan. Eager to explore what the city of Nizams had to offer […]
Ramadan Specials: Iftaar in the old city.
It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since I went feasting along Mosque Road during Ramadan (or Ramzan). This year, I decided to go deeper into the city, to an area most frequented by Muslims: Shivajinagar. If you ever decide to let go of bigger brands and labels and hunt for bargains, then […]