Haleem | How to make Haleem

By Sanuber Ashrafi  |  1st Feb 2018  |  
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About Haleem Recipe

Haleem has become a popular dish in the cities of Hyderabad, Telangana and Aurangabad, Maharashtra in India.

The delicious and mouthwatering Haleem is a famous dish of Hyderabadi and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Haleem is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Haleem. Sanuber Ashrafi shared this Haleem recipe which is perfect to serve for 6 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Haleem. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Haleem recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Haleem

  • 750 gms boneless mutton/meat cleaned and washed well.
  • 8 green chillies
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder(haldi)
  • 4 cloves(loung)
  • 3-4 small cinnamon sticks(dalchini)
  • 3-4 small cinnamon sticks(dalchini)
  • 1 tsp caraway seeds(shahi zeera)
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • salt
  • 1 tsp urad dal(split black gram)
  • ½ cup daliya(broken wheat)
  • 1 tsp chana dal(bengal gram/chick pea
  • 1 tsp toovar dal(pigeon peas)
  • 1 tsp yellow moong dal
  • 1 tsp rice
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 4 medium size onions finely sliced
  • ½ bunch freshly chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 bunch freshly chopped mint leaves
  • 1/2 bunch freshly chopped mint leaves
  • ½ tsp full black pepper corn powder
  • 1½ cup beaten yogurt(200 ml approx...)
  • 5-6 tbsp pure ghee
  • 1 tbsp Deep fried onions
  • 5-6 lemons cut into 4 halves

How to make Haleem

  1. (Cooking the mutton): Firstly, in a pressure cooker, add the mutton chunks, about 8 green chillies, ginger garlic paste.
  2. Add whole spices such as cloves, cardamoms, cinnamon, caraway seeds(shahi zeera), black pepper corns.
  3. Add salt as per taste, add turmeric powder.
  4. Add little water(1 glass approx...), mix well and cook the mutton until it is tender.
  5. (Cooking the dals): Take a pressure cooker, into it add daliya/broken wheat, add urad dal, add toovar dal, add chana dal, add yellow moong dal and rice.
  6. Add about 3 glasses of water and pressure cook until the dals get soft.
  7. (Blending the mutton and dals): In a blender, add the cooked mutton and blend into a fine paste and transfer it into a bowl or vessel.
  8. In the same blender, add the cooked dals and blend into a fine paste and keep aside.
  9. (Mix the cooked mutton and dals): In a separate cooking pot, add oil, add 4 medium size sliced onions and fry until golden brown.
  10. Add ginger garlic paste and saute well.
  11. Add fresh coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies, mix well.
  12. Add black pepper corn powder, turmeric powder and mix well.
  13. Add beaten yogurt, mix and cook for 5 minutes on low flame.
  14. Add the blended paste of dals and also the blended paste of mutton into it.
  15. Mix it well and keep stirring and mixing until the mutton and dals get mixed well evenly.
  16. Add the mutton stock and mix well.
  17. Add pure ghee all over and mix.
  18. Cover the lid and cook it for about 15 minutes on low flame.
  19. Remove the lid and give a mix.
  20. Switch off the flame.
  21. Haleem is ready to be served.
  22. Serving: Serve haleem in bowl, add deep fried onions, add coriander leaves, mint leaves, lemon slices, and serve hot.
  23. Enjoy the delicious Ramadan special mutton haleem.

Reviews for Haleem (1)

Hema Mallik9 months ago

Would love to try this.

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