Dhaka, specially old Dhaka has a long tradition of delicious Iftar items. Chawkbazar is synonymous to Iftar market of Dhaka. It has a long tradition, during the holy month of Ramadan residents of Dhaka swarm to the Chawkbazar Iftar market. As if this is the only one Iftar market in Dhaka.
Many delicious Iftar items are available in this market. ‘Boro baper polay khai’ is the most popular item here. Different types of kebab, choola boot, puffed rice, beguni, piyaju, matha, jelabi, parata are also in the list of most popular items. About four thousand people visit Chawkbazar Iftar market everyday in the Ramadan.
Not only Chawkbazar, nowadays some other parts of the capital are also becoming popular Iftar market. Baily Road Iftar market is one of them. Some aristocrat fast food shop is the main attraction of this Iftar market. There are some complains on higher price among the customers. But everyone agrees, quality is higher here.
On the other hand customers of Chawkbazar market are not happy with the quality and price.
Hotels and restaurants of Dhaka make special arrangement of Iftar in this month and roadside makeshift Iftar item shops are so common in this month.