Harees (Haleem) Recipe

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Harees (Haleem) is a delicious Arabic chicken recipe served as a Side Dish. This is popularly relished during Eid in Hyderabad in India.

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Healthy Brinjal Rasavangi, Best Palak Machchi, Easy Tasty Kadai Paneer

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Ingredients

  • 500 g - boneless Chicken
  • 3 - big onions, chopped longitudinally
  • 4 - chillies, slit
  • 3 - Lemons
  • 2 tbsp - Curd
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 100 g - red grams
  • 100 g - lentils
  • 300 g - coarsely beaten Wheat
  • 1 tbsp - chilli powder
  • 3 tbsp - chopped Coriander leaves
  • 3 tbsp - Mint leaves
  • 6 tbsp - oil
  • 2 - Cloves
  • 6 to 8 - black pepper seeds
  • A pinch of Turmeric
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 glasses - Water

How to Make Harees (Haleem) Recipe

  • Cut the chicken into medium pieces and marinate it in the curd mixed with 1/2 tsp salt, chilli powder and a little turmeric for 2 hours.
  • Set aside a cup of chopped onions.
  • The rest should be deep fried till golden brown and kept aside.
  • Boil the red gram and lentils with a little turmeric (and no salt) for about 20 minutes. Set aside
  • In a cooker, heat oil and saute the onions.
  • Add the slit chillies, cloves and black peppercorns.
  • After a minute, add the ginger-garlic paste and fry till brown.
  • Add the marinated chicken and the wheat. Add water and the mint leaves.
  • Boil till the chicken is completely cooked - 4 whistles.
  • Now, add the boiled gram and lentils.
  • Add some more water to make a light gravy.
  • Add salt to taste and boil it, continuously stirring till you get a thick gravy and the chicken separates into fine pieces.
  • Serve hot topped with the deep fried onions, coriander and lime juice.