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Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) loved to eat cucumber

Question

Is there any Hadith which states that the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) loved cucumber?

 

Answer

Yes. Imam Tabarani (rahimahullah) has recorded a Hadith on the authority of Sayyidah Rubayyi’ bint Mu’awwidh (radiyallahu ‘anha) which states that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) loved cucumber. ‘Allamah Munawi and ‘Allamah ‘Azizi (rahimahumallah) have declared the chain sound (hasan).

(Al Mu’jamul Kabir, Hadith: 697, vol. 24 and Al Mu’jamul Awsat, Hadith: 6575. Refer: At Taysir, vol. 2 pg. 272/273, As Sirajul Munir, vol. 3 pg. 167)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar