Fatwaa ID: 634
Assalamualaikum, if there is food from suhoor stuck in the teeth and it is less than a chickpea size, does swallowing it intentionally break the fast?
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
If there is a particle in the mouth that is smaller than the size of a chickpea, then if swallowed while fasting, the fast will remain valid. If it is equal to the size of a chickpea or larger, then if swallowed, the fast will break. Qadhaa will be necessary in this case.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
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