Food & Snacks

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Is Gochujang Halal or Haram?

Gochujang is a Korean fermented condiment made from gochugaru (red chilies). Gochujang is a savory, sweet, and spicy condiment used in a variety of Korean and other recipes. Especially, it is widely used in European-inspired dishes. Apart from Korea, the condiment is equally popular in other countries and regions of the world including the UK. …

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Is Beef Jerky Halal or Haram?

The word ‘Jerky’ is derived from the Quechua word “ch’arki,” which means dried, salted meat. Beef Jerky is fine cuts of lean meat that is dehydrated and salted for preventing spoilage. Beef jerky is a healthy snack as it has plenty of proteins and a range of other macro and micronutrients. Traditionally, beef jerky is …

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Is Shrimp Halal or Haram?

There is a wide variety of seafood available to humanity. We all enjoy delicious white meat sourced from the seas but almost every individual loves tastier shrimps. Shrimps’ meat is almost protein and water along with some other great nutrients. Besides having a rich-nutrient profile, shrimps are also tastier and are considered an esteemed delicacy …

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Is Guar Gum Halal or Haram?

Guar gum is obtained from guar seeds and it is a versatile plant-based product that is in use in a range of industries. It is also known as guaran and comes in white powder. India is the largest producer providing around 65% guar powder to the world. Other significant producers include the US, Australia, Pakistan, …

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Is Prawn Halal or Haram

Prawns are not considered Haram in Islam. However, their halal status is controversial due to the different beliefs of Shafi’ee, Maliki, Hanafi, and Hanbali.  According to three schools of fiqh: Shafi Maliki, and Hanbali, All seafood is halal except a few and is permissible for Muslim consumption therefore prawn is also considered halal.  While the …

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Is Wagyu beef Halal or Haram?

Wagyu beef is popularly known for its rich flavourful profile. It is more expensive and delicious than normal beef. The Wagyu breed primarily belongs to Japan and is regarded as a national treasure. But the most important questions Muslims raise are: What is the halal and haram status of Wagyu beef? Is Wagyu beef permissible …

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Is Fruittella Halal or Haram?

Fruittella manufacturers have won the trust of millions of people due to its extraordinary taste and healthy ingredients. The company claims that they only use natural flavor and natural colors and nothing artificial. This is because natural additives are good for health whereas synthetic or artificial additives can cause severe serious diseases. But what about …

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Is Squid Halal or Haram?

The halal and haram status of squid is doubtful because of different opinions between different madhhab of Islam  According to the Maliki, Shafi’i, and Hanbali school of thought, All sea animals whether they are fish or not including squid are Halal with the exception of a few. This jurisprudence doctrine expands the following verse and …

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Is Crab Halal or Haram?

As Muslims, we have been given a set of guidelines to follow all our lives. These guidelines define everything from what we are allowed to eat and drink to what is harmful to our health and body and how we are supposed to conduct our behavior. Islam even guides us on how we are supposed …

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