dua after eating meal

Dua After Eating your Meal (Khane k Bad ki Dua)

Dua After Eating:

Here you will learn about the dua after eating your meal (khane k bad ki dua).

It is the most important part of one’s life that one must communicate with Allah in every way possible. And the best way considered to communicate with Allah is through making a Dua.

This word; Dua, is an Arabic word. It means a prayer or a supplication.

There are certain dua’s for your every single act prescribed mandatory for every Muslim in this world.

Reciting a specific dua before and after eating is quite important, but most people are unaware of its benefits and significance.

Dua after eating your meal:

When you are done eating, you must recite the following dua, dua after eating food;

الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي أَطْعَمَنَا وَسَقَانَا وَجَعَلَنَا مِنَ الْمُسْلِمِينَ
Alhamdulillahilladhii ath’amanaa wa saqaanaa wa ja’alanaa minalmuslimiin.
All praise and gratitude is due to Allah Who has fed us and given us drink, and Who has made us Muslims.

Alternate Dua after Eating:

اللَّهُمَّ بَارِكْ لَنَا فِيهِ وَأَطْعِمْنَا خَيْرَاً مِنْهُ
O Allah, You grant us blessings in it and grant us better than it.(Tirmidhi)


Ahaadeeth which are proven from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him):

It was narrated from Abu Umaamah that when the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) had finished eating – and one time he said, When the table was cleared – he would say:


Al-hamdu Lillaah illadhi kafaana wa arwaana ghayra makfiyyin wa laa makfoor.


Praise be to Allah Who has satisfied our needs and quenched our thirst. Your favor cannot be compensated or denied.

And on one occasion he said:


Al-hamdu Lillaahi rabbina ghayr mukfiyyin wa laa muwadda’in wa la mustaghna rabbana.                            


Praise be to Allah our Lord. Your favour cannot be compensated, nor can be left, nor can be dispensed with, O our Lord). [Narrated by al-Bukhaari, 5459]

It was narrated that Abu Ayyoob al-Ansaari said: When the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) ate or drank something, he would say:


Al-hamdu Lillaah illadhi at’ama wa saqaa wa sawwaghahu wa ja’ala lahu makhrajan                                      


Praise be to Allah Who has given food and drink, dame it easy to swallow and has made a way out for it. [Narrated by Abu Dawood (3851) and classed as saheeh by al-Albaani in al-Saheehah (2061)]

Etiquettes of eating according to Sunnah

  • Wash your hands before eating.
  • Think that you are eating this food to do good deeds and for that you need strength.
  • Sit on the floor while eating.
  • Eat with your right hand.
  • Wash your hands after you are done eating.
  • Never criticize what you eat.
  • Never waste food.


So, it is obligatory for every Muslim to make dua before eatsDua before sleepDua before travels, goes out, or enters the home, etc.