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Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Meat Wheat Porridge(Hyderabadi Haleem)
Delectable Haleem is originally a persian recipe and is commonly prepared during ramadan. This spicy protein rich recipe can be lengthy to prepare but does give you a lot of protein power.
Ingredients You'll need are
2lb Lamb or chicken(boneless) cut in cubes
11/2 cup Haleem Wheat or 2 cups of cracked wheat
1 tablespoon Ground spices like cloves, cinnamon ,coriander seeds and cumin seeds(Garam Masala)
1 cup Chopped cilantro and mint
1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
1/2 cup Crispy fried onions for garnish
1/2 lime juice
2 green chillies
1 teaspoon red chilly powder
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
To make the Haleem
Soak Haleem wheat for 24hrs ,,change water every 6 hours or.For cracked wheat soak overnight .
Next day marinate the cleaned meat(trim any white fat) with grated ginger garlic ,salt,red chilly powder,garam masala and turmeric.
Heat a tablespoon of Olive oil in a pressure cooker and add the marinated meat. Roast for couple of minutes and add the soaked wheat along with 2 cups of water.Cook 10 minutes at medium high flame. Another 40 minutes at medium low.Turn the heat off. Wait another 10 minutes before opening the lid. Let cool slightly.
Then coarsely grind it using an immersion blender or food processor.
Then Pour it in to a heavy bottom skillet and add the chopped greens ,lime juice and some more water.simmer until the blisters start . Garnish with crispy fried onions,roasted cashews or almonds and lemon wedges.
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