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Women pray after sunset during Ramadan at the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam in East Atlanta.

Ramadan

After a month of fasting, Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan with a feast. A photo gallery of what they're cooking up; from our August 2012 issue.
updated 08.1.12

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  • A sprinkling of pistachios completes kanefeh, a warm phyllo dough sweet popular during Eid.
    A sprinkling of pistachios completes kan…
  • Sweets are an important part of celebration Eid, the holiday that marks the end of Ramadan and the month of fasting. Abeer Bahhur prepares kanefeh—shredded phyllo dough, bright orange from food coloring, layered with hot, soft cheese, and brushed with warm sugar syrup.
    Sweets are an important part of celebrat…
  • Guests enjoying the celebratory Eid spread at the house of Nidal Ibrahim and Ghada Elnajjar.
    Guests enjoying the celebratory Eid spre…
  • Dishes at the Eid celebration at the house of Nidal Ibrahim and Ghada Elnajjar include Egyptian macaroni béchamel (right) and hashweh, a meat and rice dish also used as poultry stuffing.
    Dishes at the Eid celebration at the hou…
  • Stuffed chicken breasts prepared for the Eid celebration at the house of Nidal Ibrahim and his wife, Ghada Elnajjar.
    Stuffed chicken breasts prepared for the…
  • Ghada Elnajjar and her friends lay out a spread of dishes—including stuffed grape leaves and hashweh, a meat and rice dish—to celebrate Eid, a holiday that marks the end of Ramadan.
    Ghada Elnajjar and her friends lay out a…
  • Ghada Elnajjar brings hashweh, a beef and rice dish served here with the addition of chicken, at her Eid gathering, which celebrates the end of Ramadan.
    Ghada Elnajjar brings hashweh, a beef an…
  • At her home, Ghada Elnajjar puts the finishing touches on Middle Eastern hashweh, a meat and rice dish.
    At her home, Ghada Elnajjar puts the fin…
  • Women at the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam prepare plates of food for iftar, the evening meal that breaks the Muslim daily fast during the month of Ramadan.
    Women at the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam …
  • Refreshments (water and fruit) served at the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam in East Atlanta to break the daily fast after sunset during the month of Ramadan
    Refreshments (water and fruit) served at…
  • Women perform salatul tarawih—additional evening prayers said during the month of Ramadan— at the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam in East Atlanta.
    Women perform salatul tarawih—additional…
  • Women pray after sunset during Ramadan at the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam in East Atlanta.
    Women pray after sunset during Ramadan a…