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Is it sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to clean one's plate after eating by licking it with fingers or tongue?

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Yes, it's sunnah.

Hadhrat Jabir Radhiallahu ta'ala 'anhu reported:

I heard from Rasulullah Sallallahu 'Alahihi wasallam that The Satan is present with any one of you in everything he does; he is present even when he eats food; so if any one of you drops a mouthful he should remove away anything filthy on it and eat it and not leave for the devil; and when he finishes (food) he should lick his fingers, for he does not know in what portion of his food the blessing lies

Hadith No-177

Kitab Al-Ashrabah

Sahih Muslim

And That's why it is sunnah to clean the plate as you don't know in what portion of your food has the Barakah.

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