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Hyderabadi Haleem is one of the most famous recipes from Hyderabad. Haleem is made with Chicken or Mutton, Lentils, Broken wheat and other spices. Chicken Haleem is a very popular dish from the Hyderabadi cuisine. It is a rich and wholesome dish made with chicken, yoghurt, lentils, broken wheat and a lot of flavoursome spices. Chicken Haleem is an amalgamation of exotic herbs, chicken and lentils. The beautiful aroma which arises while cooking the Chicken Haleem is totally mesmerizing. The chicken is pressure cooked with ginger-garlic, tomatoes and a lot of spices, so that the chicken absorbs all the spices thus giving the whole dish an amazing wave of flavours. Broken wheat and lentil are cooked together and churned into a thick paste. The Chicken would then be cooked with the lentil paste. The finally formed dish is a total star dish for a family get together. Chicken Haleem tastes great when served with butter naan or rice.