Visitors worried about Halal food availability in Trinidad and Tobago can be relieved, as there are several certified eating joints where they can relish multi-cuisine Halal food. The Darul ‘Uloom in Trinidad and Tobago is responsible for giving out Halal certification to restaurants and eateries. The Darul ‘Uloom in Trinidad and Tobago is also involved in imparting Islamic as well as academic education to the younger generation. The Darul ‘Uloom was established in 1984 and since then has been fulfilling the main objective of training students in Islam as per the Ahlus Sunnah wal Jamaah.
Restaurants that are certified by, Darul ‘Uloom in Trinidad and Tobago have to sign a contract with the institute according to which they are bound to continuously purchase meat from approved suppliers. Hence visitors, can look for certificates issued by, the institutes at restaurants that claim to serve Halal food. Most of the local recipes in Trinidad and Tobago is inspired by, the Indian cuisine. Visitors can enjoy eating chicken, mutton or beef curries along with rotis or rice. One of the popular dishes in Trinidad and Tobago is the macaroni pie, a macaroni pasta bake cooked with eggs and cheese. Another popular dish is the cascadu, a small fresh water fish. The local Trini deserts are very sweet; some of these are potato pone and stewed guavas, bene balls, guava cheese, sugar cakes and jub jub. Several Indian deserts are also popular in the region like barfi, laddoo, khurma, etc. Visitors should definitely taste the sewain cooked in the Trini style, which is a popular Muslim sweet dish cooked for Eid.
Find restaurants in our Halal Food Listing. Some of the Halal eateries in Trinidad and Tobago include:
Halaal Grill Kitchen: # 15 Aranguez Main Road, San Juan.
Hosein's Halaal Burgers: Endeavour Link Road, Chaguanas.
Mohammed's Bar B Que Hut: Cragnish Rd, Princes Town.
The Original Bar B Que Hut: Cipero Rd, Victoria Village, San Fernando.
Young Ho Lee's Chinese Restaurant: 31 Independence Ave, San Fernando
Pearls Chinese Restaurant: El Socorro Main Rd, San Juan.
Al Wadi: ASJA Complex, Charlieville
Queen Of Arabia: Southern Main Rd, Edinburgh, Chaguanas
Curry Massala Roti Shop: 135 Tragarete Road, Woodbrook
Urban Curry Café: Food Court, Gulf City Mall
Mona's Kitchen: # 19 El Socorro Main Road, San Juan.
Sitara Authentic Indian Cuisine: Gulf City Shopping Complex, La Romain
Food Basket Restaurant: Endeavour, Chaguanas
The Bread Bin: High Street, Princes Town
All the products except Jambalaya Rice in Popeye's in Trinidad and Tobago are Halal. Also KFC sells Halal food in Trinidad and Tobago except for mashed potato and gravy.
The above listed restaurants were considered Halal when this article was written. It's Halal status may or may not be the current case. Please question and confirm before dining anywhere.