Category: Home & Lifestyle

Hyderabadi Chicken 65
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Hyderabadi Chicken 65

Main Ingredients: 1. 1 pound Boneless chicken 2. 5 tablespoons Corn flour 3. 2 teaspoons Salt 4. 1 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste 5. 1 tablespoon Black Pepper powder 6. 1 Egg 7. 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce  Sauce / Gravy Ingredients: 1. 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds 2. 4 to 5 Green chili slit and de seeded […]

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Gluten Free Haleem
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Gluten Free Haleem

1 1/2 Pound Chicken or beef boneless 2 Onion thinly slices 2 Bay leaves Oil for frying onions 1 1/2 Cup brown rice 1/2 Cup Channa daal (skinless, split chickpeas) 2 tbs Toor daal (pigeon peas) 2 tbs Urad dal (skinless black gram) 2 tbs moong-daal (split mung beans) 2 tbs Masoor dal (orange lentils) […]

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Beef Fry South Indian style
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Beef Fry South Indian style

(This recipe makes 6 servings ) Stew beef – pounds cubes Ginger – 1 1/2 inch pc Garlic – 6 to 7 cloves Green chili – 3 to small Red onion chopper – 2 small or (1 large) Turmeric powder – 3/4 tsp Chili powder – 1 1/2 tbs (or to taste) Coriander powder – […]

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Christmas as a Muslim, AKA How I Divorced Santa What do we need to get rid of from Christmas as a Muslim? How should we deal with family? This article provides some answers
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Christmas as a Muslim, AKA How I Divorced Santa

One Convert’s Struggle to Surrender Christmas as a Muslim By Duston Barto For most Americans, Christmas goes far beyond a religious celebration and becomes a culturally integrated part of the American experience.  Many people in America who celebrate Christmas may never go to church the whole year or raise their hands for a prayer “in […]

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Green Burial: the Last Good Deed
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Green Burial: the Last Good Deed

Linda “iLham” Barto Say, “Truly, my prayer, my service of sacrifice, my life, and my death are for Allah, the Cherisher of the Worlds” (Surah 6: 162). Recently my husband Tom and I visited a green burial, wildlife preserve. Ramsey Creek Preserve in South Carolina is the first of its kind in the USA. Not […]

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Our Community, United in Worship
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Our Community, United in Worship

As Ramadan came to a close, our Charlotte community once again showed the strength in our unity by coming together in the thousands for a united Eid prayer. Confusion over the new facility and adjustments aside, the Eid prayers were once again a symbol of our united brotherhood in Islam.

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Eid Isn’t Just for Kids Elegant Gold and Silver decor along with beautiful custom designs from Eid Creations.
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Eid Isn’t Just for Kids

by Rana from Eid Creations I remember when I was young and Eid was a great, fun event. It was a time to gather with the family and play with all our cousins. I loved the idea of wearing new clothes and getting gifts from adults, which always consisted of an envelope full of money. I wish I had received wrapped gifts […]

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Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Festivals
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Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Festivals

There are many celebrations for springtime as all the flowers emerge and the world emerges from sleep. Perhaps the most brilliant and celebrated display of spring is the Sakura (cherry blossom) festival. Originally this was a celebration that could only be found in Japan; however over a century ago Japanese envoys presented America with the […]

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The Places You’ll Pray
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The Places You’ll Pray

Where there are Muslims, there is a place to pray. We Muslims have a hadith “The (whole) earth has been made a Masjid for you, so where ever you are at the time of prayer, pray there.” We tend to take this quite literally. Stalking the wild prayer spot is definitely an adventure in keeping […]

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