Every Ramadan, mosques all around Singapore give out bubur, or porridge, to the public. This is usually done after the zuhur or asar afternoon prayers, depending on the mosque. While every bubur is good bubur as mosque staff and volunteers cook it straight from the heart, we have compiled a list (based on internal polling and in no particular order!) of 5 mosque bubur that you would not want to miss out on. We are already halfway through Ramadan, so here’s your last chance!
For those of you who like your porridge slightly chunky with soft rice grains to sink your teeth into, this one’s for you. The bubur from this mosque is thick and lumpy in the best way. We seemed to detect a good amount of spices and coriander, as well as seafood flavour in it.
The bubur from this mosque seemed to be cooked rather Indian-style. A delicious curry smell wafted from it, and we tasted possibly cumin in it as well as other Indian spices. It was smooth on the tongue and not too diluted. If you love the taste of Indian food, you should try out this bubur.
He advances a way of applying the concepts within a modern context. His ideas and concepts are clearly explained in his works such as Fiqh al-Zakat, The Problem of Poverty and How Islam Overcomes It, Murabahah Transactions and others.
This bubur was delicious. ‘Nuff said. It was flavourful with spices, and has a consistency that we felt was just nice on the thick-to-soupy spectrum. There was a satisfying helping of mutton pieces in it too! Everyone should try this bubur – even the baby who tried this approved.