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Get In The Spirit Of Chinese New Year With These 9 Halal Food Places Owned By Chinese Muslims In SG

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Qistina Bumidin  •  Jan 25, 2022

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In multicultural Singapore, we have been lucky to learn about different cultural practices through their amazing cuisines. We Muslims can even indulge in authentic cuisines that have been adapted to our dietary needs. In the spirit of Chinese New Year, why not support these 9 food stalls owned by our fellow Chinese Muslim brothers and sisters, and get the most authentic halal Chinese food around town! P.S. Here are some articles you should check out for the festive season:

9 Food Stalls Owned By Chinese Muslims

1. Aisyah’s Restaurant

Credit: @saaraaa.i for Instagram Consider your cravings for Chinese traditional dishes fixed at Aisyah’s Restaurant  . Owned by Chinese Muslim Ms Aishah Tan, who moved to Singapore from Xinjiang in 2012, you can expect no less than authentic when dining in here. Their menu includes traditional Xinjiang food, such as hand-pulled minced beef noodles, mutton dumplings and mutton skewers - all perfect for a hearty and flavorful meal. Not convinced? Read our Tribes By HHWT Member review! Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $10 Opening hours: 11.30am-2.30pm, 5.30pm-9pm (Tues-Thurs); 11.30am-9pm (Fri-Sun); closed on Mondays Address: 176 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068624 Reservations/Delivery via: Whatsapp +65 93724321 Facebook | Instagram

2. Deanna’s Kitchen

Credit: @shafielovesfood for Instagram Think halal prawn noodles and Deanna’s Kitchen pops up in your mind! Owned by a Chinese Muslim revert, Deanna, and her husband, they started selling their prawn mee from home and now have several outlets across Singapore! Savour their huge prawn noodles drowned in thick homemade broth. You can’t get this halal hawker classic anywhere else! They also have other dishes such as the succulent lobster platter if you and your foodie buddies would like to share a meal! Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: From $3.50 Opening hours: Toa Payoh outlet: 9am - 3pm (Tues-Sun), closed on Mondays Chai Chee outlet: 10am - 9pm (Tues-Sun), closed on Mondays Jurong East outlet: 11am-9pm (Tues-Sun), closed on Mondays Addresses: Toa Payoh outlet: 127 Toa Payoh Lorong 1, Toa Payoh West Market #02-25, Singapore 310127 Chai Chee outlet: 28 Senang Crescent, Bizhub 28, Padi Emas Coffeeshop  Jurong East outlet: 214 Jurong East Street 21, Padi Emas Coffeeshop, Singapore 600214 Delivery via: Islandwide Contact: +65 8298 2730 Website | Facebook | Instagram

3. Yi Zun Noodle

Credit: @happytosis for Instagram If you still can’t get enough authentic beef noodles, you have to try out Yi Zun Noodle! This Chinese-Muslim couple from China sells authentic Xinjiang-style cuisine which is super delicious. Their generous bowls of noodles are served with ample slices of your choice of meat (chicken or beef), and the flavourful broth is bound to hit the spot! Meat lovers will appreciate their juicy, tender, well-spiced lamb skewers too!  Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $9 Address: 60 Joo Chiat Road, #01-08/09, Singapore 427726 Delivery via: Online, GrabFood, Deliveroo, foodpanda, Bungkus SG Contact: +65 69099287 Website | Facebook | Instagram

4. Jinshangyipin

Credit: @syxhd for Instagram Did you know that owner of Jinshangyipin is none other than Mdm Aishah who opened the highly popular Yi Zun Beef Noodles, Singapore's first halal Chinese hand-pulled noodles eatery! You can now enjoy a halal authentic Chinese hotpot, which you'd want to enjoy with your family and close friends. Unlike most hotpot buffets where you'd have to share a hotpot with your friends, everyone will be given an individual hotpot and you can choose your preferred soup base. So if spice is life for you, the Spicy Soup is your choice. If you prefer milder flavours, choose their Herbal Soup. If you're in a group, we recommend taking different 5 soup bases offered so you can sample different flavours.  Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $35, top-up $4.90 for BBQ Opening hours: 11.30am-4pm, 5pm-10pm daily Address: #01-20 Eastpoint Mall, 3 Simei Street 6, Singapore 528833 Delivery: Islandwide/Self Collect Contact: +65  6909 7355 Website | Facebook | Instagram

5. 786 Char Kuey Teow

Credit: Hady Jay for Facebook  This food stall at Bukit Merah View Market is worth a trip! There’s usually gets a 2-hour wait queue on a busy day here at 786 Char Kuey Teow so you know it's definitely good! Run by Chinese Muslim Mr Anis, each plate of char kuey teow is light yet filling! His dish is each serving comes with soft and savoury kway teow and yellow noodles, beansprouts, fishcakes, cockles and slightly sweet gravy.  Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $4.50 Opening Hours : 12pm-7pm (Tues-Sun), Closed on Fridays. Do note that the stall is sometimes closed during prayer times, but will reopen within 10-15 minutes. Address: 115 Bukit Merah View, #01-28, Singapore 151115 Facebook P.S. You can check out more halal char kuey teow stalls around Singapore here!

6. Ah Lim Nasi Lemak

Credit: @ahlim.nasilemak for Instagram  Here’s a hidden halal food gem near Chinatown! Located in Maxwell Food Centre, Ah Lim Nasi Lemak sells a variety of dishes, with the signature dish being, you guessed it, nasi lemak. Ms Aishah Lim is a born Chinese Muslim and runs this humble stall. Their version of nasi lemak is super hearty! Choose from a wide range of toppings such as sambal sotong, chicken cutlets and fish fillets! Another delicious meal you cannot miss is their prawn noodles. Their nasi lemak and prawn noodles, especially, runs out fast, so come here for a scrumptious, filling breakfast or lunch!  Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $5 (cost of additional toppings excluded) Opening hours: 9am-4pm (closed on Sundays) Address1 Kayadanallur Street Maxwell Food Centre #01-61 Singapore, Singapore 069184 Facebook | Instagram 

7. Musa Muslim Food

Credit: @lexiconaficionado for Instagram  If you're (still) craving authentic, savoury La Mian noodles (we don’t blame you, we can’t get enough of it too!), head on to Musa Muslim Food! You can get a variety of delicious halal La Mian noodle options made earnestly by the Muslim chef-owner who is from Gan Su, China. All noodles are hand-pulled and cooked to order, which means you'll have to wait for your dish to be ready - though it's a guarantee they'll be served fresh straight to you! Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $6 Opening hours: 8.30am-10.30pm daily Address: Blk 325 Ubi Avenue 1, Food Point Food Court, Singapore 400325

8. Mak's Place

Credit: @ramlahrum for Instagram Easties, get your halal Chinese food fix at Mak’s Place! Their scrumptious halal zi char  dishes will satiate your every craving and it’s also the perfect place for you to hang out with your friends! The stall is opened by a Chinese Muslim and the owner started it to let Muslims enjoy authentic Chinese food. One of their must-try dishes is the Butter Sotong. With a generous amount of squid, this dish is not only tasty but also worth every single dollar! They truly live up to their name with their comforting, tasty, home-cooked-styled dishes. Staying out late on a Saturday night and looking for a new halal supper spot? Mak’s Place has got you covered till 1 am! Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price:  From $13 Opening hours: 4pm-1am (Tues, Thurs-Sun); 4.30pm-1am (Wed); Closed on Mondays Address: 401 Changi Rd, Singapore 419847 Delivery via: Whatsapp +65 98341391 or +65 96473148 or +65 92340791 (See the full menu here) Facebook

9. The Han's Halal Dumplings (HBB)

Credit: @thehansdumplings for Instagram Chinese dumplings are visible, tasty signs that illustrate essential parts of Chinese culture, and you get halal ones right here from this Muslim-owned HBB! The couple behind The Han’s Halal Dumplings is originally from Harbin, China. These juicy, stuffed, homemade dumplings are served with old-school vinegar and ginger slices, with a side of special homemade sauce for dipping. The result? You’ll definitely have to try it for yourself! They also sell Kueh Chang, glutinous rice dumplings if you prefer the perfect balance of sweet and savoury.  Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $11 for 15 pieces of dumplings; $11 for 3 pieces of Kueh Chang Website | Facebook | Instagram  If we missed out on any, tell us and we will update you along the way! Feast out with your loved ones with these authentic halal Chinese cuisines, and share with us your favourites!