FOODS OF THE NOBLE QURAN AND SUNNAH – BEETROOT

FOODS OF THE NOBLE QURAN AND SUNNAH – BEETROOT

 Research Aishah-Marleze Nienaber Içağası

 Recipe and fotos Karimah bint Dawoud


1. Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 025, Hadith Number 030 (172).

Hazrat Umme Munzir radiyallahu anha says, Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam visited me. Hazrat Ali radiyallahu anhu was with him. We had some bunches of dates hanging. Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam began eating from them. Hazrat Ali radiyallahu anhu also began eating with him. Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam stopped him saying, “You have just recovered from your illness and should not eat this.” He (Ali radiyallahu anhu) stopped and Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam continued eating. Hazrat Umme Munzir radiyallahu anha says, I then cooked some barley and beetroot. Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam said to Hazrat Ali radiyallahu anhu, “Eat this, it is suitable for you.”

the health benefits of this wonderful root vegetable are as follows

Colestrol Reduction

Lower blood pressure

Prevention of cardiovascular  diseases

Healthy liver function

Beetroot greens asre a very good source of calcium, iron, Vitamins A, C.  Beetroots are excellent source of folic acid.  They are a very good source of fiber, magnesium, iron and vitamin B6.  Betacyanin is the pigment that gives beetroot it`s color, and has powerful antioxidant properties

Recipe

2 cooked beets sliced

a handful of home grown pea sprouts

1 green apple sliced

olive oil  and fresh lemon juice to season

toasted sesame seeds to garnish

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3 thoughts on “FOODS OF THE NOBLE QURAN AND SUNNAH – BEETROOT

    1. as salam alaikum, chicken is quran and sunnah food because Allah mentioned fowl(birds) in quran in surat al waqia(the event)chapter 56, verse21″And the flesh of fowl such as they desire.”

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