Posted on 04/10/2012 by __socrates

‘IFTAR افطار
Lit.”Breaking.” Breaking the month’s fast on the evening of ‘Idu ‘l-Fitr, that is, at the first sight of the new moon, after sunset. It is also used for breaking the fast every evening after sunset during the month of Ramazan. It is, according to the example of the Prophet, to break the fast by eating either dates or salt.

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam