5 Uniquely Halal Certified Cuisines

Who says that the only halal certified food you can enjoy is muslim food? In this article, we will be introducing a few non-muslim cuisines that is Halal Certified!

1Haráru Izakaya: Singapore’s first muslim-owned Japanese Izakaya
(Japanese Cuisine)

food photography ramen japanese halal salmon

Looking for a Halal Japanese Restaurant with the authentic izakaya ambience, cuisine and experience? Haráru Izakaya is definitely where you should go. Having started approximately a year ago, Haráru Izakaya is Singapore’s first muslim-owned Japanese Izakaya restaurant.

salmon ramen halal thick broth japanese halal
Salmon Tan Tan Men (SGD12)

They have a variety of Japanese cuisines ranging from skewers to udon and recently they released a new ramen menu. This bowl of Salmon Tan Tan Men is one of their best sellers.

japanese ramen halal environment interior design restaurant cosy

The ambience of the restaurant is very well set up with dim lights and Japanese wall decorations and paintings which creates a cozy environment for their customers to dine in.

halal japanese ramen izakaya bugis shopfront

Haráru Izakaya
16 Bussorah Street
Singapore 199437

Monday-Sunday & Public Holiday eves: 12:00pm–11:00pm (Last Order 10:00pm)
Public Holidays: please refer to their Facebook page for updates

Website: http://hararuizakaya.com/

Instagram: @hararu.izakaya
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hararuizakayaSG/

2. Halal Mala Hot Pot
(Chinese Cuisine)

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Recently, the hype of mala have been on the rise and almost anywhere you go you would walk past the strong fragrant scent of mala. Now, with this halal mala, anyone and everyone can enjoy it!

halal mala promotion cheap

They also just introduced a personal set meal that is only $6.80 from 1100 to 1500 during lunch hours to satisfy your individual cravings for mala. You can choose your choice of meat between chicken or beef which will be accompanied by other veggies as well.

halal mala chinese ingredients vegetables meat

Price list:
(per 100 grams)

Vegetables – $1.00
Mushrooms – $2.20
Meat – $3.20
Seafood – $4.20
Rice – $0.50

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So if you’re craving for something fragrant and spicy, don’t forget to give this halal mala a shot! They have up to 3 times of
大辣 (da la) a.k.a. the highest spice level.

halal chinese mala paya lebar frontview shopfront

Halal Mala Hot Pot
Cantine – Paya Lebar Square Food Court
60 Paya Lebar Road, #B1-51,
Singapore 409051

Everyday: 9:00am–9:30pm

Peak Hours
11:30am–2:30pm (lunch crowd)
6:30pm–9:30pm (dinner crowd)

3. DoSiRak (Korean Cuisine)

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The Korean culture has been a big influence on Singaporeans for quite some time and  everyone would like to experience it without having to travel. DoSiRak was started by 2 brothers who were half Korean and Singaporean thus they always wanted everyone and anyone to be able to experience what they experienced since young. Therefore they created DoSiRak – which is Korean Cuisine that is healthy and halal at the same time.

halal korean tteokbokki classic fishcake authentic korean food

Recently, they just started on their new snack – tteokbokki a.k.a Korean rice cakes which is available but sadly,  isn’t printed on their menu yet. It is true that it is not as hard to find halal tteokbokki compared to bibimbap but the unique point about this tteokbokki they serve is that you get to enjoy the full experience of a tteokbokki – choice of Classic Fishcake Tteokbokki or Signature Beef Tteokbokki at only $6 each!

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If you’re craving for some Korean cuisine yet want to stay healthy, DoSiRak is where you should head to! If you want to learn more about DoSiRak, check out our article on DoSiRak review!

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#01-44 Downtown Gallery
6A Shenton Way
Singapore 068815

Monday–Friday: 11:00am–8:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am–3:00pm

Peak hours
12:00pm–2:00pm (lunch crowd)
5:30pm–6:30pm (dinner crowd)

6536 6034


Website: http://www.dosirak.com.sg/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DosirakSG
Instagram: @dosiraksg

4. Fatty Bom Bom Sizzle
(Western Cuisine)

western halal toa payoh rice chicken fish

Looking for Halal Certified Western food that is under $10? Fatty Bom Bom got you covered! They’ll definitely satisfy your cravings for western food.

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Grilled Fish Sizzle Rice (SGD6.90)
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FB Cajun Wings (SGD1.60)

If you do the math, other then a main, you can easily add some finger food and your meal will still be approximately $10. Their gravy was served generously on their Grilled Fish Sizzle Rice and their FB Cajun Wings were freshly fried upon order which was very crispy and well seasoned as well.

halal certified western menu store

They have a decent variety of different meats you can choose from and also both pasta and rice depending on what you order!

halal western store environment cosy dim lights

The ambience of the food court was not like any other ordinary food court but more chill and nicely lit with dim lights to create a more relaxing and cosy environment to dine in.

halal western food menu storefront

4. Fatty Bom Bom Sizzle

Grains & Hops Food Court Bistro
978 Toa Payoh North,
Singapore 319001

Monday–Friday: 11:00am–3:30pm, 5:00pm–9:00pm
Saturday: 12:30pm–9:00pm

8721 0175

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fattybombomzxc/
Instagram: @fattybombom_sizzle

5. Tang Tea House Hong Kong Cafe (Hong Kong Cuisine)

halal dimsum certified salted egg custard bun simpang

Who doesn’t love dim sum? Halal Paus may be easy to find at your nearby canteen drink stores and such but how can you miss out the all-time stars of dim sums – xiao long baos and salted egg custard buns?

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Shanghai Steamed Chicken Dumplings (SGD4.70)
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Salted Egg Custard Bun (SGD4.80)

Here in Tang Tea House Hong Kong Cafe, you can enjoy a large variety of Hong Kong cuisine, from seafood to dimsum, that are halal certified.

halal dimsum free wifi simpang

There’s even free wifi provided! So you can feel free to share your experience here while you dine.

halal dimsum storefront

Tang Tea House Hong Kong Cafe
Simpang Bedok
357/359 Bedok Road,
Singapore 469545

Sunday–Thursday: 11:00am–2:00pm
Friday, Saturday & Public Holidays: 11:00am–3:00pm


Website: http://www.tangteahouse.com/

Article & Photography (unless stated otherwise) by Isabelle Quek
Special thanks to Clara Lau for assisting


Want to hang out with your friends at Orchard, but aren’t willing to put in a hole in your wallet this weekend? Well don’t worry we’ve got you covered! Here are some nicer restaurants you could eat at that are less than $10!

Haráru Izakaya: Singapore’s First Halal Izakaya

Searching for a place to enjoy an authentic Japanese dining experience? Look no further, Check out Haráru Izakaya! A quaint restaurant set in the heart of the Arab quarters, which serves exquisite Halal-certified Japanese cuisine!

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