What is the reference for this Hadith?
Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would eat watermelon with ripe dates, saying: ‘The heat of this [dates] neutralises the coolness of that [watermelon]’
Imam Abu Dawud (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha).
(Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 3832)
Imam Tirmidhi and Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahumallah) have recorded the first part of the Hadith.
(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 1843, Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 5247)
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And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar