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Chicken Haleem

Chicken Haleem
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time

2 hours

12 persons
Haleem is sold as snack food in Bazaars all year around. It is also a special dish prepared throughout the world during Ramadan and Moharram months of Muslim Hijri calendar, particularly amongst Pakistani and Indian Muslims. In Bangladesh, Haleem has attained a significant level of popularity in the urban centres. It is now a very popular food item in capital Dhaka during Ramadan.
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  • Chicken boneless 1 kg
  • Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp
  • Brown onion 1/2 cup
  • Turmeric 1 tbsp
  • Red chili powder 3 tbsp
  • Salt 2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tbsp
  • All spice 1 tbsp
  • Yogurt 1 cup
  • Oil 1 cup
  • Wheat 1/2 kg
  • Chana daal 1 cup
  • Mong daal 1/4 cup
  • Red lentils 1/4 cup
  • Arhar ki daal 1/4 cup
  • Mash daal 1/4 cup

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Cooking Directions

  1. Soak wheat overnight. Rinse under tape water thoroughly in the morning.

  2. Cook this wheat with 12 cups of water so much so that it is finely tender and is in a thick form.

  3. Cook chana daal, mong daal, red lentils, arhar ki daal, mash ki daal and rice together until all of them are tender.

  4. Heat up oil in a pan and fry ginger garlic paste for 1-2 minutes.

  5. Add red chili powder, little bit of water, turmeric powder and coriander powder. Mix well.

  6. Add red onion, yogurt and salt. Cook for 5-6 minutes.

  7. Add boneless chicken and cook till finely tender.

  8. Mash chicken with its mixture very well.

  9. Take another pan and pour all tender daals. Blend these daals with hand blender or regular blender and add tender wheat in it. Blend again.

  10. Mix chicken mixture and wheat + daal blended mixture together. Mix very well.

  11. Cook and keep mixing haleem at the same time.

  12. Heat up oil for bhagar and fry sliced onion till golden brown.

  13. Pour this bhagar over haleem and garnish with sliced ginger, Garam Masala and fresh coriander leaves and serve.

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Comments posted by users for Chicken Haleem recipe:

  1. I have tha same problem.In the cooking directions in point number 3 they have asked us to cook all the lentils with RICE.But there is no rice mentioned in the ingredients.

    on Sep 16 2018 7:35AM Report Abuse SADIA AMIN
  2. mashallah this is incomplete.....where did the rice come from at point 3 huh ?????????

    on Jul 16 2015 1:29PM Report Abuse YUSRA
  3. good recipe

    on Apr 6 2013 7:34AM Report Abuse AMBZ
  4. bekar bana

    on Apr 11 2010 5:14PM Report Abuse Guest

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