Fatwa: # 18244
Category: Food
Country: India
Date: 25th August 2009


How do we make fish Halal?


As salam mu alaikum,    moulana  app muje  yeh bataieeyeh  kay machli ko halal kai say karar diya gaya . i am waiting for  your reply sir. jazakalla

How do we make fish Halal?


In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatuh


مچھلی کے بارے میں اصل یہ ہے کہ اگر مچھلی کسی آفت سےمری تو حلال ہے اور اگر بغیر کسی آفت کے خود بخود پآنی کے اندر مرے تو حلال نہیں .
ہدایہ ٤ / ٤٤٣ مکتبہ شرکیہ علمیہ(


If the fish died in water because of some external reason then it will be permissle to consume. However, if it died a natural death it  will not be permissible to consume.

And Allah knows best

Wassalaamu `alaykum

Ml. Ishaq E. Moosa,
Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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