I just wanted to know that is red wine vinegar used in some pickles is halal for us muslims to eat.
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i just wanted to know that is red wine vinegar used in some pickles is halal for us muslims to eat.
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Red Wine Vinegar
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Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 5 Surah Maidah verses 90-91:
O you who have believed! Khamr (all types of intoxicants), games of chance, idols, and divining arrows are all abominable works of Shaitaan; therefore, stay (far) away from these so that you may attain success. Indeed, Shaitaan seeks to sow enmity and hatred among you by means of khamr (intoxicants) and gambling, and to prevent you from the Remembrance of Allah and from Salaah. Will you not, then, abstain from these things?
Sunan of Abu-Dawood
Hadith 3672 Narrated by
The Messenger of Allah (saws) said: Every intoxicant is khamr (alcohol, wine, etc.), and every intoxicant is haraam.
Sunan of Abu-Dawood
Hadith 3679 Narrated by
I heard the Messenger of Allah (saws) say: Every intoxicant is haraam; if a quantity of anything causes intoxication, a handful of it is (also) haraam.
Sahih Muslim Hadith 5093 Narrated by
Allah's Messenger (saws) asked his family for condiment. They (the members of his household) said: We have nothing with us but vinegar. He (saws) asked for it, began to eat it, and then said: Vinegar is a good condiment, vinegar is a good condiment.
The Prophet (saws) came in to visit me and asked whether I had anything. When I replied that I had nothing but some dry bread and vinegar he said, "Produce it; a house in which there is vinegar is not devoid of condiments."
Sahih Muslim Hadith 5091 Narrated by
Allah's Messenger (saws) said: The best of condiments is vinegar.
Normal vinegar in its essence is not amongst any of the prohibited products; thus its consumption is absolutely legal and lawful for the believers.
If one adds something forbidden to any lawful product then the consumption of that product would be deemed unlawful for the believers to consume. If even a drop of the unlawful wine is added to the lawful vinegar, then this mixture of red wine and vinegar would indeed be unlawful as food for the believers.
Sahih Muslim Hadith 4891 Narrated by Anas ibn Malik
Allah's Messenger (saws) was asked about the use of Khamr from which (a specific type of) vinegar is prepared. He (saws) said: No, it is prohibited.
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