Master Chef: Boneless Chicken

What you’ll need:

  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, grated
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 1/2 pounds of boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut in half
  • 3 teaspoons of ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon of chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can peeled and diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 3 teaspoons of ground cumin
  • 3 teaspoons of ground coriander
  • 2 tablespoons of grated fresh ginger root

Test of Faith: secular, part time or practising Muslim?

1 - It's time for Maghrib prayer, and Eastenders is on at the same time. What do you do?

A - Watch Eastenders of course! It’s a one hour special today.

B - Watch Eastenders and then rush to read Maghrib, with the episodes events still in your mind.

C - Read Maghrib, you don’t watch Eastenders.

2 - How many prayers (Salaah) do you read in a day?

A - I don’t pray - ever!

B - I read my Jummah, read the Eid prayer twice a year and read a prayer here and there.

C - I try to read all five prayers a day.

3 - How did you fast in Ramadan?

A - Didn’t fast, it's too hard.

How Do You Fast?

Find out how you REALLY spend Ramadan and what kind of Muslim you are:

1. The moon has been sighted, Ramadan has officially begun - how do you feel?

A. Excited! You can't wait to keep your first fast. You intend to derive the most out of Ramadan this year.
B. You get irritated at the thought of waking up for Sehri but look forward to keeping your first fast.
C. You feel depressed. This is gonna be a loooooooong month. You can't do jack in Ramadan.

2. Mums waking you up for Sehri - do you…

A. Jump out of bed at the first call, there's BARE blessings at this time! This is the time prayers get accepted.

Test Of Faith - Let's See Who You Really Are!

Read the following questions and choose the appropriate response. This will give you an idea of what kind of a Muslim you really are:

A rude scene comes on Telly while you’re sat with your family. Do you…

A - Rush for the remote, switch off the telly, whilst muttering under your breath “ASTAGFIRULLAH”, I can’t believe the amount of filth they show. This is what we get from living in a kufr society”
B - Become embarrassed and quickly change the channel.
C - You watch the Telly from the corner of your eye.