Saturday, 3 September 2011

Pakistani Haleem recipe

Mazedar Haleem recipe:

  • Chicken/beef boneless 1 kg
  • Whole wheat 1 cup
  • Onions 2
  • Gram pulse 1/2 cup
  • Mung pulse 1/2 cup
  • Fried onion 1
  • Red lentils 1/2 cup
  • Maash pulse 1/2 cup
  • Rice 1/2 cup
  • Oil 1 cup
  • Salt 2 tsp (or to taste)
  • Coriander powder 2 tsp
  • Nutmeg and mace 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 3 tsp
  • Chaat masala as required
  • All spices powder 2 tsp
  • All whole spices 2 tbsp
  • Julien ginger for garnishing
  • Fried onion for garnishing
  • Lemons 2-3
  • Fresh coriander and mint for garnishing


  1. Mix all pulses, rice and whole wheat then soak them in water for 2 - 4 hours.
  2. Roast and Grind all whole spices .
  3. In a pan put some oil, add chicken/beef and chilli powder, salt, turmeric, ground all spices and  fry on high flame for five minutes.
  4. Add water and cook on low flame for 2 hours or till it becomes tender.
  5. In a separate pan boil all the pulses, rice and wheat for 2 hours.
  6. Turn the flame off and let meat and pulses/wheat/rice cool.
  7. Blend pulses/rice/wheat and meat slightly.
  8. Now take a bigger pan and add blended mixture in it and start cooking in low flame for at least 2 hours.
  9. Mix well, with back of spoon and a wooden ladle (i.e. give ghota).
  10. Add ground nutmeg and mace.
  11. Dish out and give tarka.
  12. Granish with coriander leaves, mint, fried onion, green chilli, julien ginger and sprinkle chaat masala.


  1. looks yummy! is this Hyderabadi (Hyderabad Dakan) Haleem?

  2. looks delicious! Never tried this Hyderabadi version of Haleem before. Will definitely try this. Thanks for Sharing.

  3. Pakistani Cooking Recipes are the best. I will definitely try this at home. Thumbs up