Hadith on Bread: Recommendation against refined, processed white flour

Abu Hazm reported: He asked Sahl, “Did you see refined flour in the time of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him?” Sahl said no. He said, “Would you sift the barley flour?” Sahl said, “No, but we would blow the husks from it.”

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 5094

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari

Ibn Hajr said, “Refined flour is the extracted powder of bread, which is pure white in color.”

Source: Fatḥ al-Bārī 5094

عن أبي حازم أَنَّهُ سَأَلَ سَهْلًا هَلْ رَأَيْتُمْ فِي زَمَانِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ النَّقِيَّ قَالَ لَا فَقُلْتُ فَهَلْ كُنْتُمْ تَنْخُلُونَ الشَّعِيرَ قَالَ لَا وَلَكِنْ كُنَّا نَنْفُخُهُ

5094 صحيح البخاري كتاب الأطعمة باب النفخ في الشعير

قال ابن حجر النَّقِيُّ أَيْ خُبْزُ الدَّقِيقِ الْحُوَّارَى وَهُوَ النَّظِيفُ الْأَبْيَضُ

5094 فتح الباري شرح صحيح البخاري