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Beef Haleem

Beef Haleem
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time

4 Hour

4 - 6
Haleem probably came from Persia and is a direct innovation of Harees, but South Asia seem to have blended it well with their spicy cuisine and enjoy it with flatbread (naan) or sometimes in completely Arabian styles with tablespoon.
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  • Beef ½ kg (boneless, tenderized)
  • Onion 2
  • Bay leaves 2
  • Barley 1 cup (soaked)
  • Gram lentils 1 cup (boiled)
  • Red lentils, white lentils, split lentils 1 cup (boiled)
  • Wheat grain 2 cup (tenderized)
  • Clarified butter 1, ½ cup
  • Turmeric 1 tsp
  • All spice 1 tbsp (whole)
  • All spice powder 2 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp
  • Red chili powder 1, ½ tbsp or to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • For Garnishing:
  • Lemon as required (quartered)
  • Fresh coriander as required (chopped)
  • Green chili as required (thinly sliced)
  • Ginger as required (thinly sliced)
  • Onion as required (golden fried and drained out on absorbent paper)

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Cooking Directions

  1. Fry onions in half cup clarified butter and add tenderized meat.

  2. Then add ginger garlic paste, salt, red chili powder, turmeric, whole all spice and bay leaves. Cook well.

  3. Now add meat, lentils, barley and half quantity wheat grain in another pan and cook on medium heat. Mix well.

  4. Now add water as required and all spice powder. Mix and cover.

  5. Then cook on low flame for approximately 2 - 3 hours, stirring occasionally.

  6. Mix and grind slightly with a wooden spoon and cover again for a while.

  7. Now add little water and remaining wheat grain and mix.

  8. Again cover it and cook on low flame for approximately 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

  9. Finally garnish with fried onion, coriander leaves, lemon, green chili and ginger.

  10. Serve hot with naan or tablespoons.

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  1. nice

    on Aug 16 2012 1:36AM Report Abuse HAMI

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