Kosher restaurant

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Question: Can a muslim open a kosher restaurant where only kosher products are served? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-Salāmu ‘Alaykum Wa-Rahmatullāhi Wa-Barakātuh. In principle, the slaughter of Ahl al-Kitāb is permissible for Muslims to eat and sell. Allah ﷻ has said: ﵟ‌وَطَعَامُ ٱلَّذِينَ أُوتُواْ ٱلۡكِتَٰبَ حِلّٞ لَّكُمۡﵞ [المائدة: 5] “And the food of the … [Read more...]

Is it permissible to eat Sushi?

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Question: Mufti Sb I need your advice, One of my friends says eating sushi is haram and kufr as it is the food of Kuffaar. Please tell me if he is correct? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-Salāmu ‘Alaykum Wa-Rahmatullāhi Wa-Barakātuh. Sushi is a traditional Japanese dish of prepared vinegared rice, usually with some sugar and salt, accompanied by a variety of ingredients, such as seafood … [Read more...]

My question is whether we can eat the following or not

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Question My question is whether we can eat the following or not: Prawns Crabs Oysters Rabbit Lobster Answer Muhtaram / Muhtaramah In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh. According to the Hanafi madhab, only fish from the sea are permissible. Accordingly, prawns, crabs, oysters and lobsters are not permissible as they are not fish. It is permissible to consume rabbit. And … [Read more...]

Are we allowed to consume sweets from Sweets From Heaven?

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Question Respected Ulema, Are we allowed to consume sweets from Sweets From Heaven? I’m enquiring about the jelly or gummy sweets. Answer In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh.   Respected Sister If the sweets contain gelatine from non Halaal animals, the sweets will not be Halaal. Generally, the ingredients are written on the plastic containers in which the sweets are … [Read more...]

Is it permissible for me to continue to use this fatburner?

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Question I am a fatburner user. It is recently that I realized that this fatburner uses a gelatin based capsule. As I ask around, I become more confused, some people would say that is haram, some people would say it is halaal. It is a medication that helps to burn fat with the help of exercise. And I found some article regarding if this gelatin go through a complete metamorphosis, it would be halaal. How should I know whether it goes for a … [Read more...]

Eating an Owl in Hanafi Madhab

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Question Eating an Owl in Hanafi Madhab Answer Muhtaram / Muhtaramah In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh. It is permissible to eat an owl according to the Hanafi Madhhab. Hereunder are the relevant texts for the permissibility of eating an owl. Rad al-Muhtar (6/306) Saeed Gunyat dhawi al-Ahkam fi Bughyat Durar al-Ihkam ‘Ala Hamish Durur al-Hukam (1/281) Al-Mawsu’a … [Read more...]