Haleem is a festive delicacy widely consumed by Muslims in the Indian subcontinent. Our recipe of haleem as always is easy to make but takes a little longer than our other recipes. Haleem means patience in Persian. The traditional recipe of haleem is cooked on wood fire for nearly eight to nine hours.
Mutton and beef are the most commonly used meats, but our recipe of haleem will be made with goat. Goat, wheatberries, barley and four lentils are the core ingredients in our recipe of haleem. Just imagine how nutritious and rich this recipe is going to be. Our recipe yields two servings, with 875 kilo calories in each.
Ingredients, Measurements & Nutritional Values
|To Pressure Cook|
|Chana dal (Split chickpeas)||20 grams|
|Toor dal (Pigeon peas)||20 grams|
|Masoor dal (Red lentil)||20 grams|
|Moong dal (Green gram)||20 grams|
|Goat leg||700 grams|
|Turmeric powder||A pinch|
|For Green Mango Curry Paste|
|Green mango||70 grams|
|Cumin seeds||1 teaspoon|
|Ginger garlic paste||1.5 tablespoon|
|Coriander powder||1 tablespoon|
|Cumin powder||1 teaspoon|
|Coriander leaves||A handful|
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- Barley is a super food rich in fiber, phytochemicals and minerals that balances blood sugar, reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer.
- Fiber in wheat berries lowers cholesterol and sugar levels in blood. Vitamin B present in wheat is essential for metabolizing energy and maintaining a healthy nervous system.
- Vitamin B12 found in goat meat nourishes blood cells and keeps them healthy.
- Protein from goat is a hunger suppressant. It keeps the stomach full for longer period of time and helps maintain a healthy weight.
- Lentils are a rich source of dietary fiber, lean protein, folate and iron.
Video Walk Through – Recipe of Haleem – Goat Haleem – How To Make Haleem
Instruction – Recipe Of Haleem – Goat Haleem – How To Make Haleem
Prep Grains & Lentils
- Set a skillet on medium heat.
- Add wheat berries, barley, chana dal, toor dal, masoor dal and moong dal.
- Toast them for a minute or two and set aside. Pay close attention so that you don’t burn them.
Soak Grains & Lentils
- Transfer the toasted grains and lentils to a bowl.
- Cover with water and soak for 24 hours.
- 24 hours later, discard the frothy water. Wash and sort the grains and lentils thoroughly.
Pressure Cook Grains & Lentils
- Transfer the soaked grains and lentils to a pressure cooker.
- Add goat meat.
- Add enough water to cover the goat, grains and lentils.
- Add a pinch of turmeric and mix it in.
- Pressure cook for 30 to 45 minutes and allow the pressure to release naturally.
- Remove the goat prices from the pressure cooker and set aside.
Puree Grains & Lentils
- Transfer the pressure cooked grains and lentils to a blender.
- Blitz into a smooth paste.
Make Green Mango Curry Paste
- Add raw green mangoes, onions and green chilli.
- Add a splash of water and blitz into a smooth paste.
- Set aside.
- Set a sauce pan or pot on medium heat.
- Add butter and allow it to melt.
- To the melting butter, add cumin seeds, bay leaf, black cardamom, green cardamom, cloves and cinnamon stick. Allow them to splutter for a minute.
- Add ginger garlic paste and fry for one minute.
- Add the green mango curry paste and salt to your taste. Saute for a minute or two.
- Add the pressure cooked goat meat along with the pureed grains and lentils. Mix well for a minute.
- Add cumin powder, coriander powder and stock from the pressure cooker. Mix well and simmer on medium heat until most of the moisture is reduce. It should take about 20 minutes.
- Add a handful of coriander leaves. Mix well and turn off the heat.
Serve it hot.
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