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Eating watermelon with fresh dates

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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]’

 

Answer

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)

 

Also see here.

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from HadithAnswers.com. The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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