Haleem


 An excellent snack and a rich source of proteins and vitamins, which is prepared by a combination of Grains (Wheat and Legumes) along with shredded beef or chicken. For best taste it has to be cooked overnight on a low-flame  in a large pot with regular stirring and mashing. Can be served separately or with hot naan,garnished with lemon wedges , green chillies, coriander.

Ingredients:

  1. Beef or Chicken boneless 1 kg.
  2. Oil 1 cup
  3. Onion 2 sliced
  4. Haleem wheat ½ kg.
  5. Channa daal 1 ½ cup
  6. Barley 1 ½ cup
  7. Oil ¼ cup
  8. Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp.
  9. Chili powder 3 tbsp.
  10. Coriander powder 3 tbsp.
  11. Salt 2 tbsp.
  12. Turmeric 1 tbsp.
  13. Cumin roasted and crushed 2 tbsp.
  14. All spice powder 2 tbsp.
  15. Chopped coriander leaves ¼ cup
  16. Mint leaves 20
  17. Green chilies chopped 4
  18. Chat masala 1 tsp.
  19. Lemon 2
  20. Brown onion ½ cup

Method:

  • Soak together wheat and barley overnight and channa daal separately.
  • Next morning cook wheat and barley with 10 cups of water on low flame till tender, boil channa daal in 6 cups of water on low flame till tender.
  • Cool and blend all three together.
  • Heat 1 cup oil add sliced onion fry till light golden.
  • Add meat, ginger garlic paste, chili powder, coriander powder, salt, turmeric, cumin crushed.
  • Cook covered with 4 to 6 cups of water  till tender meat is tender.
  • Then mash meat very well.
  • Now mix mashed meat with blended wheat and gram mixture.
  • Keep cooking mashing very well adding little-little water.
  • Add all spice and chat masala.
  • Cook for at least half an hour more.
  • Lastly heat ghee ½ cup add 1 sliced onion, fry till light golden.
  • Give baghar on top of haleem in a serving bowl.
  • Garnish with chopped greens, ginger sliced, lemon.
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