Haleem Recipe

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  • Chef: Mukhtar Qureshi
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Haleem is a popular dish made with ground meat especially to celebrate the festival of Ramzan.

Ingredients of Haleem

  • 1/2 cup of ghee
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 clove
  • 3 green cardamom
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 gm of rose petals
  • Few strings of khus ki jhad
  • 120 gm of onion
  • 1 Tbsp of ginger & garlic paste
  • 30 gm of lapsi ( daliya ) soaked ( raw)
  • 150 gm of mutton leg ( boneless )
  • Black pepper pd to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups of curd
  • 2 tsp of coriander whole
  • 1/2 tsp of javitri elaichi pd
  • 2 tsp of yellow chilli pd
  • 2-3 ml of rose water
  • 20 gm of cashew nut
  • 1/2 bunch of mint leaves
  • 1 gm of saffron water in 30 ml of warm milk
  • 2 cups of stock
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 bunch fresh coriander leaves

How to Make Haleem

1.1. In a handi pour ghee, add slice onion and sauté till translucent and add ginger garlic paste.
2.2. Fry half a cup of onions & keep aside( for garnish)
3.3. Now add mutton leg boneless cut into 1/2 cm cubes and sauté for a minute or 2. And then add lapsi (soaked in water).
4.4. Pour in 2 cups stock, make a bouquet garni with cinnamon stick, rose petal, coriander seed, cloves, green cardamom, bay leave, khus ki jhad and put it in the handi and cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame till mutton becomes tender.
5.5. Add curd, yellow chilli, black pepper, cashew nut paste , rose water ,saffron water, salt to taste and cook till mutton is cooked.
6.6. Serve hot with chopped mint leaves, coriander chop, cashew nut fry, onion fry & dollop of ghee.
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