Although Haleem is a classic dainty in Central Asia, at present this dish is popular in the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent, and even in the Muslim community. So, it becomes very prominent, especially during the fasting month of Ramadan. Haleem is widely sold in the local restaurants of Dhaka city as a popular dish for Iftar. However, if you prefer healthy food for your family, why don’t you prepare Haleem at home? Here we are going to share 8 best yummy and healthy Haleem recipes that you can try at home easily.
8 Easy Recipes for Appetizing Healthy Haleems
Chicken Haleem Recipe
Chicken is a favourite food item for children. If your kids are bored with usual chicken curries, you can prepare chicken haleem. This recipe is good for those people who prefer a lighter haleem to the spicy ones. You can easily prepare this dish as an Iftar meal in the holy month of Ramadan.
Ingredients (5 servings)
1/4 cup Gom, one fourth cup basmati rice, 1/4 cup masoor daal, moong daal, urad dal, and mashkalai Dal
For Haleem Masala Mix: 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp coriander seeds, 3 cloves, three cardamom, 3 dry red chilies, 1/2 inch cinnamon stick, 1 joyitri
For Chicken: 800 gms chicken, 1 large onion, one tsp ginger paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder, 4 green chilies, 1 tbsp red chilli powder, 1 tbsp ghee, 4 tbsp vegetable oil
For Garnish: 2 tbsp beresta, 2 tbsp julienned ginger
First, grind the Haleem mix. Then prepare the masala. Next, cook the chicken and add half masala while cooking. After that add haleem mix, water, and the rest of the masala and cook until it becomes thick. Finally, garnish and serve!
Mutton Haleem Recipe
If you are looking for the yummiest haleem recipe, choose mutton haleem. It is a great dish for family Iftar parties. Not to mention, mutton haleem is the most expensive haleem compared to the other types of haleem. However, if prepared at home you can make this dish healthier, tastier and cost-effective.
Ingredients (5,6 servings)
1 pack instant haleem, 2 onions, 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste, 1 cup oil, 500 g mutton boneless, 2 cups mutton stock
For Garnish: 2 tbsp beresta, 2 tbsp ginger, green chilies, coriander leaves.
First, soak the haleem mix given in the packet for 15 minutes with 2 or 2 ½ cups of boiled water. In a pot, fry onions and separate half when they become a golden colour. Then add mutton and masala given in the packet, ginger paste, and cook for 2 minutes. Next, add some water and cook for 6 to 7 minutes and then add the haleem mix. Cook until it becomes thick. Finally, garnish and serve healthy haleem.
Instant Vegetarian oats Haleem Recipe
If you love haleem, but want to avoid red meat, try the Vegetarian Oats Haleem. This recipe is both healthy and delicious. People who are fasting with diabetes can have this meal in iftar.
Ingredients (2 servings)
1 cup oats premix,1 glass water, 1 onion, 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste, 2 tablespoons oil, 1/2 cup Coriander & mint leaves, 1/2 lemon juice, 1/4 cup ghee
First, prepare the oats premix. Then, take oil in a pot and fry chopped onions until it’s golden brown and add the oats homemade premix. Next, add all spices, and water, and cook for 3-5 minutes. Finally, garnish and serve!
Handi Haleem Recipe
Many of us might have tasted Handi Haleem at restaurants. This special haleem can be prepared at home too.
Ingredients (7-8 servings)
300 gm beef boneless, 50 gm gram pulses, mash pulse, moong pulse, red lentils, rice, wheat grains, 1 tbsp turmeric, salt, red chilli powder, cumin powder, green chilli paste, 6 tbsp oil, water.
First, put all pulses, lentils, rice, and wheat in a bowl and keep them in water for 4-5 hrs. Then, in a pot add oil, beef, and salt, and cook for 5-7 min. Next cook all soaked pulse and lentils, all spices, for 4-5 hrs on low flame. After that, mix them well with cooked beef. Finally, season with cooking oil, cumin, onion, red chilli, and ginger garlic paste.
Shahi Haleem Recipe
Are you looking for a special recipe to cook haleem at home? If yes, try Shahi Hallem. This dish can make your family, relatives or friends happy by virtue of unique taste and flavour.
Ingredients (4-6 servings)
1 kg Meat boneless, 1 med Onion, 2 tbsps of Ginger Garlic paste, 2 tbsp Red Chilli powder, 1 tbsp Haldi, 2 tsp Salt, 3 tbs Dhania powder, 2 cups Oil, 1 cup yoghourt, 1 tsp Garam masala, Green chilies paste, Mint leaves, 1 cup Wheat and Barley, 1/2 cup Chana dal, 1/4 cup Moong, Masoor, Arahar (each), 1/2 cup rice
First, grind the Haleem mix. Then prepare the masala. Next, cook the meat with masala, and yoghurt. After that add haleem mix, water, and the rest of the masala and cook until it becomes thick. Finally, garnish and serve with fried onion strips, lemon, coriander chopped ginger, and chat masala.
Restaurant Style Haleem Recipe
The restaurant-foods always attract us and haleem is not an exception. However, eating haleem in restaurants might not be healthy and cost-effective. Don’t worry, you can make Restaurant Style Haleem in your own kitchen.
750 gms boneless beef cleaned and washed well, 3 cups broken wheat, 2 teaspoons ginger paste and garlic paste ( each),1 cup urad dal, chana dal, 1 teaspoon red chilli powder, 1/4 teaspoon turmeric, 2 cups yoghourt,1 cup onion, 1 teaspoon garam masala powder, 1-inch cinnamon stick, 1/2 cup ghee, 1 cup coriander leaves, 1/2 cup mint, 6 green chilli
First, grind the Haleem mix. Then prepare the masala. Next, cook the beef and add half masala while cooking. After that add haleem mix, water, and the rest of the masala and cook until it becomes thick. Finally, garnish and serve!
Haleem is a mouth watering dish. Children also like it very much. Haleem is healthy if prepared in a healthy way. In recent days, the price of haleem has become exorbitant in the hotels and restaurants. You can still enjoy haleem without breaking your bank. So far, we have discussed 8 recipes to make haleem at home. Our above-mentioned recipes will inspire you to prepare Haleem any time at your kitchen. Try today!
Source: United News of Bangladesh