ZAKAT AL FITR FOODS LIST

زَكاةُ الفِطْرِ

(Zakat Al-Fitr)

Zakatul Fitr is paid for every Muslim in the household and the cost this Ramadhaan is $8.00 per person.  This cost is based upon 1 sa’ of rice, (3 kilograms) approximately 6.6 pounds.  According to the sunnah, it is best to pay the zakatul-fitr in non-perishable foods a day or two before the ‘Eid.  However, cash payments will be accepted and the food purchased for you. To make a payment online click here. 

Below is the suggested list:

  • Flour
  • Rice
  • Red kidney beans
  • Spaghetti
  • Macaroni
  • Grits
  • Wheat bread
  • Potatoes
  • Honey
  • Dry cereal
  • Olive Oil

Can Goods

  • Green beans
  • Carrots
  • Spinach
  • Mixed vegetables
  • Peas
  • Corn
  • Tomatoes
  • Tomato sauce

Juices

  • Apple
  • Orange
  • Grape