Category: Misc. Fiqh
Fatwa#: 23737
Asked Country: Greece

Answered Date: Dec 27,2012

Title: Is it permissible to eat the testicles of an animal?

Question

During Qurbani some Muslim brothers were buying rams whilst checking on the size of the testicles, the question is, is it permissible to eat the testicles?

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

According to Shari’ah, it is impermissible for one to consume seven parts of an animal:

1) Flowing blood

2) Urinary tract of a male

3) Urinary tract of a female

4) Testicles

5) Glands

6) Bladder

7) Gall bladder[1]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best                                       

Ismail Desai,
Student Darul Iftaa
Durban, South Africa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.



 7 و كره تحريما و قيل تنزيها و الأول أوجه من الشاة سبع الحياء و الخصية و الغدة و المثانة و المرارة و الدم المسفوح و الذكر للأثر الوارد في كراهة ذلك ( الدر المختار، ج 6، ص 749، ايج ايم سعيد)

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