3. Al-Khaal (a vinegar paste) and the oil

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- عنه، عن عثمان بن عيسى، عن خالد بن نجيح، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: الخل والزيت من طعام المرسلين.


1. From him, from Usman Bin Isa, from Khalid Bin Najeeh, Abu Abdullah (a.s.) has said: ‘Al-Khal and the oil is from the food of the Mursil Prophets (as)’.




عنه، عن أبيه، عن ابن المغيرة، عن السكوني، عن جعفر، عن أبيه، عن على (ع) قال: ما أقفر بيت يأتدمون بالخل والزيت، وذلك إدأم الانبياء.


2. From him, from his father, from Ibn Al Mugheira, from Al Sakuny, (It has been narrated) from Ja’far (a.s.), from his (a.s.) father (a.s.), from Ali (a.s.) having said: ‘A house would not be desolate where they are dipping (bread) with the Khal and the olive oil, and that is the dipping of the Prophets (as)’.




عنه، عن أبيه، عن ابن أبى عمير، عن عبيدالله الواسطي، عن عجلان قال: تعشيت مع أبى عبد الله (ع) بعد عتمة، وكان يتعشى بعد العتمة، فأتى بخل وزيت ولحم بارد، قال: فجعل ينتف اللحم فيطعمنيه ويأكل هو الخل والزيت، فقلت: أصلحك الله تأكل الخل والزيت وتدع اللحم؟ - فقال: إن هذا طعامنا وطعام الانبياء.


3. From him, from his father, from Ibn Abu Umeyr, from Ubeydullah Al Wasity, from Ajlan who said, ‘I dined with Abu Abdullah (a.s.) after dark, and he (a.s.) used to have dinner after dark. So he (a.s.) came with Khaal, and oil, and cold meat. So he (a.s.) went on to Pluck the meat and eat, being Al-Khal and oil’. So I said, ‘May Allah (azwj) Keep you (a.s.) well! You (a.s.) are eating Al-Khal and the oil and leaving the meat?’ So he (a.s.) said: ‘This is our (a.s.) food, and food of the Prophets (as)’.




عنه، عن عثمان بن عيسى، عن خالد بن نجيح، قال كنت أفطر مع أبى - عبد الله (ع) ومع أبى الحسن الاول (ع) في شهر رمضان، فكان أول ما يؤتى به قصعة من ثريد خل وزيت، فكان أول ما يتناول منه ثلاث لقم، ثم يؤتى بالجفنة


4. From him, from Usman Bin Isa, from Khalid Bin Najeeh who said, ‘I broke Fast with Abu Abdullah (a.s.) and with Abu Al-Hassan the First (a.s.) in the Month of Ramazan. So the first of what he (a.s.) came with was a bowl of porridge, Khal and oil. So the first of what he (a.s.) took from it were three morsels. Then he (a.s.) brought the wash basin’.




عنه، عن النوفلي، عن السكوني، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: كان أحب الاصباغ إلى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله الخل والزيت طعام الانبياء.


5. From him, from Al Nowfaly, from Al Sakuny, Abu Abdullah (a.s.) has said: ‘The most beloved type (of food) to Rasool-Allah (saww) was Al-Khal and the oil – food of the Prophets (as)’.




عنه، عن أبيه، عمن ذكره، عن أيوب بن الحر، عن محمد بن على الحلبي، قال: سألت أبا عبد الله (ع) عن الطعام، فقال: عليك بالخل والزيت فانه مرئ، وإن عليا (ع) كان يكثر أكله، وإنى أكثر أكله لانه مرئ.


6. From him, from his father, from the one who mentioned it, from Ayoub Bin Al Hurr, from Muhammad Bin Ali Al Halby who said, ‘I asked Abu Abdullah (a.s.) about the food, so he (a.s.) said: ‘It is upon you (to eat) the Khal and the oil, for it is healthful, and Ali (a.s.) used to frequently eat it, and I (a.s.) frequently eat it because it is healthy’.




عنه، عن ابن فضال، عن يونس بن يعقوب، عن عبد الاعلى، قال أكلت مع أبى عبد الله (ع)، فقال: يا جارية إيتينا بطعامنا المعروف، فأتى بقصعة فيها خل وزيت فأكلنا.


7. From him, from Ibn Fazal, from Yunus Bin Yaqoub, from Abd Al A’ala who said, ‘I ate with Abu Abdullah (a.s.), so he (a.s.) said: ‘O Maid! Bring for us the well known food’. So she came with a bowl in which was Khal and oil. So we ate’.




عنه، عن عثمان بن عيسى، عن حماد بن عثمان، عن سلمة القلانسى قال: دخلت على أبى عبد الله (ع) فلما تكلمت قال: مالى أسمع كلامك قد ضعفت؟ - قلت: سقط فمى، قال: فكأنه شق عليه ذلك، قال: فأى شئ تأكل؟ - قلت: آكل ما كان في البيت، قال: عليك بالثريد، فان فيه بركة، فان لم يكن لحم فالخل والزيت.


8. From him, from Usman Bin Isa, from Hamaad Bin Usman, from Salma Al Qalanasy who said, ‘I came to Abu Abdullah (a.s.). So when I spoke, he (a.s.) said: ‘What is the matter with your speech. Have you become weak?’ I said, ‘My mouth fell’. He said, ‘It was as if that was grievous upon him (a.s.), so he (a.s.) said: ‘So which thing did you eat?’ I said, ‘I ate whatever was in the house’. He (a.s.) said: ‘It is on you (to eat) the porridge (Al-Sareyd), for there is Blessing in it. So if there is no meat, so Al-Khal and oil’.




عنه، عن أبيه، عن ابن أبى عمير، عن هشام بن سالم، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: ما أقفر بيت فيه الخل والزيت.


9. From him, from his father, from Ibn Abu Umeyr, from Hisham Bin Salim, Abu Abdullah (a.s.) has said: ‘The house is not empty in which is Al-Khal and oil’.




عنه، عن إسماعيل بن مهران، عن حماد بن عثمان، عن زيد بن الحسن قال: سمعت أبا عبد الله (ع) يقول: إن أمير المؤمنين (ع) أشبه الناس طعمة برسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله كان يأكل الخبز والخل والزيت، ويطعم الناس الخبز واللحم.


10. From him, from Ismail Bin Mahran, from Hamaad Bin usman, from Zayd Bin Al Hassan who said, ‘I heard Abu Abdullah (a.s.) saying: ‘Amir Al-Momineen (a.s.) most resembling of the people in food of Rasool-Allah (saww) and he (a.s.) was eating the bread, and Al-Khal and the oil; and the people were eating the bread and the meat’.