Tasting Food while Fasting and Praying Two Rakaat Tahajjud

Fatwa ID: 03909

Answered by: Alimah Sumeyye Sofu

 

Question

Assalamu alaikum

Can we just taste the food for salt while fasting?

As it is Sunnah is to pray 4 rekat Tahajjud, can we pray 2 Rekat Tahajjud also?

 

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

Answer:

It is makruh to taste the food while fasting, without any excuse.[1]

Yes, it is permissible to pray 2 rakaat Tahajjud. The minimum night prayer is 2 rakaat.[2]

 

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Alimah Sumeyye Sofu

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 

 

 


[1] Raddul muhtar p.395 v.3 Darul Alimil Kutub

 

 

 

[2] Raddul muhtar p.455 v.2 Darul Alimil Kutub /al-Hidayah p.296-297 v.1 Maktabatul Bushra

 

 

 

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