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Halal Food/Vegetarian Food in Osaka

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Halal Food/Vegetarian Food in Osaka

Hi all,

I'm muslim and im very particular in what im eating. Is there anywhere we can get halal food in Osaka ?

or how bout any vegetarian restaurant in the area?

I'd read that osaka famous food is okonomiyaki/takoyaki, just wanna how there are served and the their ingredients include alcohols/mirin? i know some sushi they put mirin in.

thanks in advance

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1. Re: Halal Food/Vegetarian Food in Osaka

No personal knowledge, but I found these links for vegetarian and halal restaurants: http://www.happycow.net/asia/japan/osaka/

osakamosque.org/Halal%20Restauarnts.htm

Regarding seafood, am I correct that only fish with scales is halal? Takoyaki contains octopus. I think that okonomiyaki may contain octopus, squid or shrimp, or meat, although other choices may be available. i do not know if mirin is an ingredient in the sauce.

Regarding sushi, I do not know how to tell if mirin is used. Another choice is sashimi--fish without the rice. But you would need to know which fish has scales.

Other issues: Katsuobushi is a common ingredient in foods.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katsuobushi You may see flakes of it on okonomiyaki. It is used in dashi, a stock for soups and other foods. Katsuobushi is dried bonito. I think this is a fish with scales, but you would want to verify this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skipjack_tuna

Kamaboko and similar products are prepared from fish: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamaboko Apparently some kinds contain shark, which does not have scales.

You cannot be sure a food is vegetarian just by asking. The waiter may not realize that meat was used in preparation, for example in the stock for ramen; or may not think of kamaboko as a fish product.

I'm sorry that I can't be of more help. Maybe others will have additional knowledge.

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Alcohol is boiled off when added for cooking. Rice wine is in many Japanese dishes and sauces. Some vinegar has alcohol from fermentation, albeit trace amounts. How strict is your alcohol consumption? Most nigiri sushi is going to have mirin as a sweetener for the vinegar.

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3. Re: Halal Food/Vegetarian Food in Osaka

hi,

thanks for reply.

RogerR :

We muslim can eat most kind of fist accept fish that can harm people like as blow fish. We also can eat squid or octopus. No problem =)

The sites provide is helping me a lot. at least i now dont have problem in finding halal food anymore. but it coud be better if i can have halal japanese food too, which at least no pork and alcohol inside the food.

Route246:

For me, i'm very strict with alcohol assumption. For example, even mirin and sake which have lower alcohol contain also we cannot take that.

For example dishes that normally has mirin inside is Inari sushi. The Inari been marinate before it serve. So i would like to avoid this kind or food serving. We also need to avoid to go any pork and alcohol serving restaurants.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mirin

But our religion is not too strict if not how we want to eat right...that's why we can consider neither eating at vegetarian restaurant and just avoid any alcohol contain food.

Just curious, does vegetarian restaurant serve restaurant?

Cheers~

im also curious, does the vegen restaurant serve wine/alcohol?

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Halal Restaurant in Osaka on easy location is only Alis kitchen 100% Hala restaurant www.aliskitchen.jp 09066622786 phone no.. Owner is Pakistani and very help full person so guide you about osaka and Japan. food is No.1 Yumi Shinsaibashi shopping area main location exit No.2 they serve Pakistani and Arabic food...

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try best halal restaurant in Osaka and kobe www.aliskitchen.jp their food is super and 1st halal restaurant in osaka