ISLAMABAD -Residents thronged fruit chaat stalls established alongside different roads and markets in the capital as the mouthwatering delicacy was the highest in demand among the citizens for iftar.
Fruit chaat a mixture of all seasonal fruits like apple, banana, dates, strawberry, kiwi, melon with citric flavor of orange and lemon not only gives sumptuous taste and instant energy after a day-long fast, but a great business to convention and seasonal sellers in Ramzan. During Ramzan many people used to sell chaat part-time to earn some extra money through the lucrative business, said Saqib Habib, a seasonal fruit chaat seller in sector I-8.Talking to APP on Saturday, Saqib who was also a taxi driver said he sells homemade fruit chaat outside his flat as great number of people are always ready to buy it during the holy month. “Selling fruit chaat in Ramzan is a very profitable business as it does not require any huge investment. I simply buy 25kg fruits daily from market and cut into slices with the help of my family and sell it every day before iftar,” he added. Shams Khalid, another fruit seller at Faizabad where the general bus stand was situated, said his sale increase in Ramzan as passengers prefer to break their fast with some fresh fruits.
“I am selling fruits at Faizabad since 2003. Every Ramzan I simply cut fruits in cubical shapes that I mixed with sweet nectar of apricot and little spice that turned into delicious fruit chart is loved by passer byes and passengers at iftar time which gives me a great financial support,” he apprised.