Removing evil eye (nazr) using red chillies

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is it permissible to get rid of evil eye using round red chillies? It’s a common practice but I am doubtful. Kindly educate me.


A: If it is a type of a cure and treatment it is permissible.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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