Haleem: Eid Recipes – Haleem is a dish that is very popular amongst the Muslim community of North India, Pakistan and Persia. It is especially prepared in the Muslim countries during Ramadan and Moharram months and relished by the community members. In general, Haleem is sold as a snack in the markets and also cooked at Muslim weddings, as a starter. It is high on calories and therefore, is a nice way to break the month-long fast of Ramadan. Most of its ingredients are easily available in the market. The article brings you the recipe of Haleem. You can try it on any festivity, to make your menu special.
Recipe of Haleem:
150 gm Yellow split Peas (dried)
115 gm Lentils
80 gm Oat meal
750 gm Chop Lamb
2 tbsp Maiezana
4 tsp Jeera
1 big Onion
4 tsp Masala
3 tbsp Ajinomoto
Salt and Pepper, according to taste
Bring the split peas, lentils and salt to a boil and cook for 30 minutes.
Cut the lamb into cubes and marinate with salt, pepper, maiezena and ajinomoto.
Fry the onion in a Chinese wok and add the lamb.
Cook the meat for a few minutes, until all its water is evaporated, and then add the masala and Jeera.
When the Dhall is ready, add the lamb and 2 liters of water and cook for 30 minutes, in a pressure cooker.
Then, add the oats, diluted in a glass of water. Bring to the boil, until it thickens to a nice soup.
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