Search trends change in Ramadan
ISTANBUL - Anatolia News Agency
Güllaç is the most popular dessert on the search list during Ramadan.The most searched words on Google in Turkey since the beginning of Ramadan have been “sahur” (the pre-dawn meal), “iftar” (the fast-breaking meal) “imsak” (the end of the pre-dawn meal) and “namaz” (ritual worship).
According to the increasing trends of the month “iftar time,” “iftar dinner,” “iftar restaurants,” “iftar menu” and “the recipes of iftar dishes” are the most googled phrases in Turkey. “Sahur time” and “Sahur dishes” are also among the most searched words in Bursa, Istanbul, Izmir and Ankara.
“İmsak time” was commonly searched through the internet too, mostly in the cities of Kayseri, Istanbul, Kocaeli, Bursa, Adana, Ankara, İzmir and Antalya.
Other popular words on the Internet were identified as “Ramadan menu,” “Ramadan Fest,” “Ramadan activities” and “holiday.”
Known as the most popular Ramadan dessert, “güllaç” (rose pudding) also made it to the list of the most googled words. The search for “güllaç recipe” and “how to cook güllaç” were also popular, while recipes for “kadayıf” (oven baked shredded pastry with pistachio filling in thick syrup angel’s hair dessert), “baklava,” “şekerpare” (small cakes with syrup), and “sütlaç” (rice pudding) also became Google trends.