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Book 25 – Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ

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‘Aayeshah Radiyallahu ‘Anha says:
“Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam once said: ‘What a nice condiment vinegar is'”.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 143



Nu’maan bin Bashir Radiyallahu ‘Anhu says:
“Are you not in the luxuries of eating and drinking. Whereas I have seen Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam not having ordinary types of dates to full his stomach”.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 144



Jaabir bin ‘Abdullah Radiyallabu ‘Anhu relates that Rasullullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam said:
“What a wonderful curry vinegar is?”.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 145



Zahdam Al-Jarmi RA.says that we were present in the assembly of abu Musa Ash’ari Radiyallahu ‘Anhu. Fowl meat was served for food. A, person from among those present, moved back. Abu Musa Radiyalahu ‘Anhu asked him the reason (for doing so). He replied ‘I had seen the fowl eat something (dirty) so I swore an oath that I will not eat it’. Abu Musa Radiyallahu ‘Anhu said:
‘In that case, I had seen Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam eat the meat of a fowl’ (come and partake of it without fear. If it was not permissible or disliked, how did Sayyidina Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam eat it).

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 146



Safeena Radiyallahu ‘Anhu says:
“I ate the meat of Hubaa-raa with Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam”.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 147



Zahdam Al-Jarmi RA. says:
“We were present in the company of Abu Musa Ash’ari. Food was presented to him in which there was fowl meat also. Among those present was a person from the tribe of Banu Taymillah who was reddish in colour and seemed a freed slave. He moved back and sat on one side. Abu Musa asked him to come near (and partake of the food) and related to him that Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam also ate the meat of a fowl. He excused himself saying: ‘I had seen it eating such a thing which makes me dislike eating it. For this reason I had sworn an oath that I shall not eat it'”.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 148



Abu Usayd Radiyallahu ‘Anhu says. “Rasululah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam said:
‘Use olive oil in eating and for rubbing (on the body), for it is from a mubaarak (blessed) tree”‘.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 149



It is related from ‘Umar Radiyallahu ‘Anhu that Rasulullah Sallallahu Aayhi Wasallam said:
“Use olive oil in cooking and rubbing (on the body) because it is from a mubaarak tree”.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 150



Anas bin Maalik Radiyallahu ‘Anhu says:
“Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam loved gourd (dubbaa-dodhi-kadu). Once food – was presented to Rasulullah Sallallahu’Alayhi Wasallam or he attended an invitation. (The narrator doubts on which occasion this took place) where gourd was served. I knew Rasulullah Sallallahu’Alayhi Wasallam loved it. I searched for pieces from the curry and presented it to him”.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 151



Jaabir bin Taariq Radiyallahu ‘Anhu says:
“I attended the assembly of Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam. I observed, they were busy cutting a gourd into pieces. I inquired: ‘What shall be made of this’. He replied: ‘It will add to our food'”.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 152



Anas bin. Maaik Radiyalahu ‘Anhu says:
“A tailor once invited Rasululluh Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam. I also attended the invitation with Rasululluh Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam. He served Rasululluh Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam bread made of barley, and gravy with meat and gourd (dubba-dodhi) in it. I saw Rasululluh Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam look for pieces of gourd from all sides of the plate. From that time I also began loving gourd”.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 153



‘Ayeshah Radiyallahu ‘Anha says:
“Rasulullah SaIlallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam loved halwa and honey”.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 154



Umm Salamah Radiyallahu ‘Anha says

“I presented a roasted side portion of meat to Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam. He ate it and (thereafter) performed salaah, without performing wudu”.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 155



Abdullah bin Haarith Radiyallahu’Anhu says… “We ate roasted meat with Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam in the masjid”.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 156



Mughirah bin Shu’bah Radiyallahu’Anhu says:
“One night I became a guest with Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam. At the time of meals, a roasted side portion of meat was served. Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam cut pieces from it and gave me to eat. During this period Bilaal came and called out the adhan. Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam said: ‘May his both hands be in the dust. What made him call out the adhaan now’. He put down the knife and went for salaah”. Mughirah Radiyallahu ‘Anhu says “(Another thing that happened) that my moustache had grown long. Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam said: ‘Come let me put a miswaak on it and trim it’, or said, ‘Put a miswaak on it and trim it’. (One of the narrators are in doubt as to which of the two Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam had said).

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 157



Abu Hurayrah Radiyallahu ‘Anhu says:
“Meat was sent to Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam from someone. From it the forequarter was presented to Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam. He loved this portion (of the meat too). Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam tore the meat with his teeth and ate it”. (He did not use a knife to cut it).

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 158



Ibn Mas’ud Radiyallahu ‘Anhu says:
“Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam loved the meat of the forequarter. Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam was-given poison in the dhiraa portion of the meat. It is suspected that the Jews poisoned him’.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 159



Abu ‘Ubayd Radiyallahu ‘Anhu says:
“I cooked a pot (food) for Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam. Because Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam loved the dhiraa (forequarter of a goat or sheep) a lot, I served him that portion. He then ordered another one, I served the ,second one. He then ordered one again. I replied: ‘Ya Rasulullah (Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam) the goat has only two dhiraa’. Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam then said: ‘I swear an oath by the Name of that Being in whose hands is my life, if you kept quiet, you could have served me every time I requested one'”.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 160



‘Aayeshah Radiyallahu ‘Anha says:
“Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam liked the dhiraa portion of meat not because of its tastiness, but because meat was only available occasionally, and this portion the meat cooked quickly. Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam also liked it as it saved time and he could return quickly to his commitments”.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 161



Abdullah bin, Ja’far Radiyallahu ‘Anhu says:
“Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam said: “The best meat is that of the back portion.”

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 162



‘Aayeshah Radiyallahu ‘Anha says that Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam said. “Vinegar is an excellent curry”.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 163



Umme Haani radiyallahu anha (a cousin of Sayyidina Rasoolullah Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) says, Rasoolullah Sallallahu alayhi wasallam came to me (to my house at the time when Makkah was conquered) and asked if there was something to eat. I replied, “Nothing besides dry bread and vinegar.” Rasoolullah Sallallahu alayhi wasallam said, “Bring it. That house is not without a curry which has vinegar in it.”

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 164



Abu Musa Ash’ari radiyallahu anhu says that Rasoolullah Sallallahu alayhi wasallam said, The virtues of Aishah (radiyallahu anha) over other women is the same as the virtue of thareed over other foods.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 165



Anas ibn Malik radiyallahu anhu says, Rasoolullah salalahu alayhi wasallam said, “The virtue and excellence of Aishah over all other women is like the excellence of thareed over other foods.”

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 166



Abu Hurairah radiyallahu anha says that he once saw Rasoolullah salalahu alayhi wasallam eat a piece of cheese then perform wudhu. Then he saw him at another time eat a shoulder of a goat, and perform salaah without performing wudhu.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 167



Anas ibn Malik radiyallahu anhu reports, Rasoolullah salalahu alayhi wasallam celebrated the waleemah of Safiyyah radiyallahu anha with dates and saweeq (sattu).

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 168



Salma radiyallahu anha says

that Hasan, Abdullah ibn Abbas and Abdullah ibn Ja’far Sadiq radiyallahu anhum came to her and said, Cook for us the food that Rasoolullah Sallallahu alayhi wasallam liked and ate with pleasure. She replied, O my children, you will not like it now. (It was only liked in times of hardships.) They replied, Of course, we will surely like it. She got up and took a bit of barley, (crushed it) and put it in a pot, and poured a little olive oil over it, then crushed some chillies and spices and added it to the pot and served it, saying, This is what Rasoolullah Sallallahu alayhi wasallam loved (and ate with pleasure).

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 169



Jabir ibn Abdullah radiyallahu anhu says, Rasoolullah Sallallahu alayhi wasallam came to our house. We slaughtered a goat in his honour. Rasoolullah Sallallahu alayhi wasallam said, “It is as if they knew we adore meat.” (Imam Tirmizi says, This hadith has a long incident, of which a portion is mentioned briefly here.)

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 170



Jabir radiyallahu anhu says,

Rasoolullah salalahu alayhi wasallam once went to the house of a woman from among the Ansaar. I also accompanied him. The hostess slaughtered a goat for Rasoolullah salalahu alayhi wasallam. He ate some meat from it. She then served a tray of fresh dates. Rasoolullah salalahu alayhi wasallam ate some from it also. He then performed wudhu for Zuhr and performed the Zuhr salaah. After returning from the salaah she served from the remaining meat. Rasoolullah salalahu alayhi wasallam ate from it. He did not perform wudhu for the Asr salaah (and performed salaah with the previous wudhu).

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 171



Umme Munzir radiyallahu anha says,

Rasoolullah Sallallahu alayhi wasallam visited me. Ali radiyallahu anhu was with him. We had some bunches of dates hanging. Rasoolullah salalahu alayhi wasallam began eating from them. Ali radiyallahu anhu also began eating with him. Rasoolullah salalahu alayhi wasallam stopped him saying, “You have just recovered from your illness and should not eat this.” He (Ali radiyallahu anhu) stopped and Rasoolullah salalahu alayhi wasallam continued eating. Umme Munzir radiyallahu anha says, I then cooked some barley and beetroot. Rasoolullah salalahu alayhi wasallam said to Ali radiyallahu anhu, “Eat this, it is suitable for you.”

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 172



Ummul Mu’mineen Aishah radiyallahu anha says, Rasoolullah Sallallahu alayhi wasallam used to come to me and ask if there was any food available. When I would say, “No,” he would say, “I have intended to fast.” Once when Rasoolullah salalahu alayhi wasallam came and enquired, I replied, ‘We have received a present.’ Rasoolullah salalahu alayhi wasallam asked, ‘What is it?’ I replied, ‘Malidah (a type of cake made of dates, ghee, cheese or flour).’ He said, ‘I had made an intention of fasting already.’ He then ate some from it.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 173



Yusuf ibn Abdullah ibn Salaam says, I once observed Rasoolullah salalahu alayhi wasallam take a piece of bread and put a date on it and say, “This (date) is the curry for this (bread).” He then ate it.

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 174



Anas radiyallahu anhu says, Rasoolullah Sallallahu alayhi wasallam liked to eat the remains (known as “powpra” in Gujarati).

References

Shama’il al-Muhammadiya, Book of Description Of The Curry Of Prophet of Allah ﷺ, Hadith 175



 

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