Q: I want to ask you if physical relationship does not take place on the wedding night, will the walima food be haraam?
A: No, the food will not be haraam. However, the sunnah is that the waleema take place after the nikaah is consummated.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)