10 Halal Home Based Businesses To Let Your Tastebuds Do The Traveling

By Arfah Arinah Alam | 06, Dec, 2021
10 Halal Home Based Businesses To Let Your Tastebuds Do The Traveling

With the latest Vaccinated Travel Lanes being declared by the Singapore government, many have been busy devising the ultimate plan and budget to finally escape.

However, it is safe to say that plenty would still stay at home due to the ever-changing situation of the pandemic or just simply because they don't have the time or budget to travel at the moment.

Here is a list of home-based businesses that you can order from to let your tastebuds do all the traveling for you instead!

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Halal Korean Food

  1. Maknae Tteokbokki
  2. Hotteok SG
  3. Kayosjib
  4. Jar's Dakgalbi

Halal Japanese Food

  1. Oriyami
  2. TakoTako by Nurul

Halal Mediterranen Food

  1. KunafehNest by NH
  2. Mediterania By Lina
  3. Kofta_SG
  4. NasiMandi.sg


Halal Korean Food

Maknae Tteokbokki
Halal Korean Home Based Business Maknae Tteokbokki

Image Credit: Maknae Tteokbokki on Instagram

If you're looking for comfort food during the rainy season, a hot bowl of homemade tteokbokki (Spicy Rice Cake) would do just the trick. Let it also go hand in hand with their Eomuk Guk (Fishcake Soup), Kimbap (Seaweed Rice Rolls), and Assorted Fried Snacks.

To top it all off, quench your thirst alongside a cup of Chilsung Cider for that authentic Korean street food experience right from your couch.

Slots are limited, so the fastest fingers win in the race of these delicious dishes! Order form opens on Mondays & deliveries will be done on Saturdays which is the perfect time to stay in and enjoy with your family and friends amid the crowd outside!

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Check them out: Instagram


Hotteok SG

If you're in for another option of Korean Street Food to add to your list, getting a Hotteok (Filled Korean Pancake) should be one of your highlights.

At Hotteoksg, you can get authentic artisan hotteok with modern variations which cater to both the savory and sweet palates of the tongue.

If you're looking to go more old-school, get the OG or Pat Pat, their vegetarian & vegan-friendly option for those adopting a plant-based diet. If you're more on the experimental side, try opting for Limpeh Crab For You, or their seasonal flavors, Chorok & Strawberry Holiday for a more localized and contemporary twist.

Go get your share of a plethora of flavourful hotteoks from Hotteoksg now!

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Check them out: Instagram | Facebook



Why homemade kimchi? So you know that you're eating authentic and genuine kimchi without all the added preservatives from store-bought ones.

Kayosjib offers authentic homemade kimchi with only authentic Korean vegetables. One of which is the Korean Mu, a radish that is native to Korea. They specifically use this radish in contrast to ones that can be found in Singapore or Malaysia in order to keep the authentic Korean flavor of the Kimchi.

Kayosjib also occasionally offers DIY K-Kits, packs of ingredients that you can use to cook up your own Korean dishes at home, as well as Pickles.

If you're looking to use authentic Korean ingredients for your own cooking at home, it is a MUST to get your homemade kimchi from Kayosjib!

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Check them out: Instagram | Facebook


Jar's Dakgalbi
Halal Korean Home Based Business Jars Dakgalbi

Image Credit: Jar's Dakgalbi on Instagram

If you're one of those that prefer dry or stir-fried noodles or just looking for an alternative with more texture and crunch with a group of 4-5 people, here's one Korean dish you could consider.

Jar's Dakgalbi offers Dakgalbi (Spicy stir-fried chicken), as its name suggests. The owner chanced upon this dish during their stay in South Korea and got addicted to it, which led to the inception of Jar's Dakgalbi, a channel to spread their love for it to everyone in Singapore.

You can purchase either the Dakgalbi Meal Kit, which are the ingredients required to rustle up the dish packed in individual bags in a takeaway box, or the Cooked Dakgalbi Platter if you're too busy or would like to just enjoy it right after delivery. Experience Korea away from Korea with Jar's Dakgalbi!

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Check them out: Instagram | Facebook


Halal Japanese Food


Sushi bake has been one of the trending topics on TikTok for foodies. Why is that? Think of your normal sushi roll, deconstructed, layered with generous amounts of your favorite fillings, and supersized. It's perfect for sharing and does not require a lot of effort in concocting, which means that you can eat to your heart's content.

However, what makes a great sushi bake is in the quality of its ingredients that make up the layers of it being an amazing serving of yumminess. Here is exactly where Oriyami excels.

Oriyami offers a sushi bake made with only the best and freshest of ingredients. Its Ninja Salmon sushi bake consists of wild-caught pacific salmon and premium Niigata Koshihikari rice which means that each bite will be packed with a copious amount of flavor and quality. They also offer Supa Tuna & Karate Crab. You can choose from original or spicy or even both versions with all of the flavors!

Taste the Hokkaido breeze with every bite of the Sushibake created by the diverse team at Oriyami!

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Check them out: Instagram


TakoTako by Nurul
Halal Japanese Home Based Business Takoyako Takotako by Nurul

Image Credit: Tako Tako by Nurul on Instagram

If you miss the Hari Raya bazaars or Pasar Malam where you can get your fix of flavourful takoyaki and other treats, Tako Tako by Nurul is where you can reminisce the good ol' days.

Tako Tako By Nurul offers 8 pieces of Takoyaki Balls with a variety of fillings to choose from, Squid, Prawn, Sausage, Chicken Karage or to get the best of everything, Mix! They also hold frequent collaborations with other home-based businesses in sets, which allows for that mix & match feel that you get when roaming in a bazaar.

If you would like to be transported back in time and support a line-up of other amazing home-based businesses, drop a dm to Tako Tako by Nurul!

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Check them out: Instagram | Facebook


Halal Mediterranean Food

KunafehNest by NH

If you want to get your hands on some authentic Kunafe, KunafehNest is just for you. Prepared by an Egyptian Chef, buckle up and be prepared to taste the middle-eastern flair in every bite. Aside from that, they have Mava Balls, a Middle-Eastern pastry that is crunchy on the outside & soft on the inside, and refreshing Mohalabiya, a sweet milk pudding-like dessert.

The Kunafe is freshly baked daily from scratch and is usually prepared at most 6 hours before delivery time to ensure that you get the freshest and utmost quality.

Freshly made and baked daily, you can order & enjoy these treats any time of the week!

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Check them out: Instagram | Facebook


Mediterania By Lina
Halal Moroccan Home Based Business Mediterania By Lina

Image Credit: Mediterania By Lina on Instagram

If you're looking for as balanced as a delicious meal can get that consists of your carbs, proteins, and a mix of vegetables, do look at Mediterania by Lina!

Focused on bringing communal Mediterranean cuisine that is carefully curated with a high degree of authenticity to your table, there is a myriad of options that you would be able to choose from!

Each serving of their popular Brochette comes with a generous portion of either their delicious Signature Butter Rice or Baked Potato topped with Sour Cream and Chives. Moreover, it would be accompanied by Spicy Yoghurt & Garlic Yoghurt sauces.

You can also choose from the other Mains such as their Greek Moussaka, an eggplant and potato-based dish with beef and bechamel sauce or their Moroccan Lamshank with Couscous, tender lamb shank braised in a blend of Moroccan spices with servings of potatoes, carrots, tomatoes & dried apricots on a bed of coriander and mint couscous.

Go and get your authentic spread of Mediterannean dishes right at your doorstep from Mediterania by Lina!

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Check them out: Instagram | Facebook



If you're a meat-lover but are not too fond of getting your hands messy, you can always look at this alternative provided by Kofta_sg. They offer Kofta, a family of meatball dishes native to South Asian and Middle-Eastern cuisines with a note of convenience.

Each individual box of Kofta packs 6 meatballs topped with their special Spicy Cheese and Herbal Sauce. Simply dig in with a utensil of your choice and enjoy a mess-free experience anywhere you may be.

If you're fond of everything cheesy, spicy, and meaty, Kofta_sg would be the one for you!

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Check them out: Instagram | Facebook



If you're looking towards something more traditional with a middle eastern flair, do consider NasiMandi.sg.

Mandi is a traditional dish that consists mainly of meat and rice cooked in a pit underground that originated from Yemen. Nasi Mandi.sg offers the Middle East for Singaporeans with its Nasi Mandi.

Prepared with fresh & quality ingredients, you can order a box of Nasi Mandi with various your preferred choice of meat, Mutton, Chicken, or Lamb Shank. If you're not one to choose, get the Mix Platter for a generous portion of the different meats and rice perfect for sharing.

If you would like to be filled to the brim with a superb Middle Eastern meal, NasiMandi.sg is a must-have!

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Check them out: Instagram | Facebook


A/N: My stomach is grumbling as I've come to the end of this article, if that isn't your sign to purchase from any of these businesses, I don't know what is!

A dreamer who aims to travel and experience the different cultures and lessons that the world has to offer in the near future. Currently loves sipping on Matcha Lattes at cafes in Singapore.

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