Do you love calamari but are you not sure whether it’s halal or haram? We got you covered in today’s article!
Is calamari halal?
Calamari is halal. Calamari is simply squid which is prepared in a certain way, usually deep fried with batter. Squid is halal, therefor calamari is halal.
Is it haram to eat calamari?
Is it haram? No. Calamari is halal and it’s not haram because it doesn’t have scales. This is according to the scholars of our religion, so it’s safe to eat!
Why is calamari halal?
Why is calamari halal? Because it doesn’t have scales and it’s not haram.
It’s similar to other seafood which is also halal. Additionally, calamari is squid which is also halal. It’s not haram to eat seafood if the creature doesn’t have scales.
Are there any Muslims that believe calamari is haram?
Do some of them believe it’s haram? Yes. There are some Muslims that believe calamari is haram.
Are all Muslims agreed on whether calamari is halal? No, not really. Some say it’s haram but the majority says it’s only halal if it doesn’t have scales.
Do all Muslims agree that calamari doesn’t have scales? Yes, they do. There are not many differences in how they define the word scale. Calamari or squid is pretty much left up to interpretation in most cases.
Did you know: calamari is similar to squid and cuttlefish which are all halal. Cuttlefish and calamari both don’t have scales and because of that, they’re halal. Squid is also halal because it’s not aquatic creature with scales. All of these creatures are very delicious dishes, especially when prepared well.
Is calamari halal Hanafi?
Is calamari halal Hanafi? Yes. Calamari is halal in the Hanafi teachings.
Some people think calamari is haram in the Hanafi teachings because it doesn’t have scales, but this is not true.
Is calamari halal Shia?
Is calamari halal Shia? Yes. Calamari is not haram in the Shia teachings. Calamari is halal in the Shias teachings, and there is no reason to believe it’s haram except for because it doesn’t have scales.
Did you know: calamari and squid are both considered halal in the Shias teachings. They are similar to other seafood, but they are also very delicious dishes when prepared well.
Is calamari halal Sistani?
Is calamari halal Sistani? Yes. Calamari is halal in the Sistani teachings.
Conclusion: Is eating calamari Halal or Haram?
It’s halal to eat calamari because it doesn’t have scales like other seafood.
That’s good because calamari is so good. You can prepare them in many different ways and they taste delicious. Enjoy!
Comments from our readers…
“Calamari is halal and the Shias say the same thing. The Hanafis and Sunnis disagree, but we can’t really interpret their views because they only seem to be saying that calamari isn’t halal because it doesn’t have scales.”
“Calamari is not haram in the Shias teachings. However, I don’t really eat calamari unless I’m sure it’s halal.”
“The Shias said a long time ago that calamari is halal, and now all the other scholars agree with them. Calamari is halal in the Hanafi and Sistani teachings too.”
“It’s not haram. Some scholars say it might be haram because it doesn’t have scales but this is just a weak opinion, and we can’t read into their views.”
“All food is halal, and calamari is halal. There’s no haram reason to believe calamari is haram except for because it doesn’t have scales.”