Plain Hareesa (Haleem)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - crushed wheat (thuli or dalia)
  • 200 ml - milk
  • 1 heaped tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/2 cup - pure ghee
  • garam masala powder
  • whole pod of garlic (crushed)
  • mint leaves
  • lime wedges
  • barista (crispy fried brown onions)
  • 500 g - mutton pieces with bones, boiled in ginger, garlic and salt
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 4 to 6 green chillies

How to Make Plain Hareesa (Haleem)

  • Soak the wheat for a few hours.
  • Then cook wheat in a pressure cooker with 4-6 green chillies, 1 tbsp. oil and salt to taste. Water level should cover the ingredients
  • Cook for 30 mins and then allow pressure cooker to cool.
  • Shred the boiled mutton. Throw away the bones.
  • Add the mutton stock to the wheat mixture and let it simmer.
  • Pound the wheat with a heavy spoon.
  • Heat the ghee, temper the garlic and add to the hareesa.
  • Now mix in the mutton pieces.
  • Stir well, finally add the hot milk to obtain a thick dropping consistency.
  • Serve in a deep bowl.
  • Sprinkle garam masala powder, mint leaves and barista.
  • Pour sizzling hot ghee over it and serve.