The world has a diverse gastronomical affair. There are endless surprises for foodies like you and us. Right from the appetising starters to the main course, followed by desserts, each city has something to offer as culinary treats. If one had to describe Lahore's food culture in three words that would be spicy, authentic and delectable. From falooda and bakarkhani to famous chicken karahi and Nihari, the city has a never-ending food list. In this article, we will talk about one such recipe from Lahore and that is Lahori chicken hareesa.
Lahori chicken hareesa is often called the sister of the famous dish Haleem and there are different ways to prepare this dish such as Arabic hareesa and kashmiri hareesa. However, Lahori hareesa is the most popular one. Made by using chicken kebabs simmered in the luscious gravy of lentils and rice, this recipe is undoubtedly a must try! Chicken kebabs in lentil gravy? Yes! If you are wondering how to make this dish then here's an easy and quick recipe for you to try. Read on.
Here's how you can make Lahori Chicken Hareesa | Chicken Hareesa Recipe:
To begin with this traditional recipe, all you need to do is prepare the hareesa gravy with soaked moong dal, rice, oats and boil them. Turn the flame off and blend them in a blender until a required consistency. Then add minced mutton keema along with different aromatic spices and give it a nice stir for about 10-15 minutes. Once done, add prepared spinach tadka along with prepared chicken kebab and cover the lid and let it cook on low flame until all the ingredients get soaked into the hareesa gravy. Garnish this gravy recipe with fresh cilantro, serve it with rumali roti and gulp down!
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Here's the recipe of chicken kebab. If you do not have left-over or already prepared kebabs at home, you can use this recipe.
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