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Vegetarian Haleem

Vegetarian Haleem is a popular Indian Side Dish
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Serves 4


broken Wheat (Dalia) - 3/4 cup

masoor dal (red lentils) - ½ cup

moong dal (green gram dal) - ½ cup

Chana dal (bengal gram dal) - ½ cup

soya granules - ½ cup

oil - 2 tbsp

Cardamoms - 4

Cinnamon - 4 cm

Cloves - 4

shah Jeera - ½ tsp

Garlic - 2 tsp, minced

Ginger - 2 tsp, minced

Onion - ½ cup, minced

chili powder - 1 tsp

coriander powder - 2 tsp

green chilies - 1 tsp, minced

salt to taste


  1. Soak broken wheat in water for one hour.
  2. Drain and add 4 cups of fresh water.
  3. Add all the dals and pressure cook for 30 minutes.
  4. Soak Soya granules in hot water for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Drain and reserve.
  6. Heat oil in a non-stick vessel.
  7. Add cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and shahjeera.
  8. After few seconds, add garlic and ginger.
  9. When garlic is brown, add onion and fry till brown.
  10. Add chili and coriander powder and green chilies.
  11. Add the cooked wheat and dal.
  12. Add Soya granules.
  13. Add more water if needed to get porridge like consistency.
  14. Add salt to taste. Simmer for five minutes.
  15. Serve hot with mixed vegetable salad.
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