Eid Special: Hareesa Recipe

Haleem/ Hareesa/ Khichda is a type of stew slowly cooked with meat lentils and spices. Each vary slightly from where they originated. They are extremely popular in the Middle East, and Indian Subcontinent.

I love having the Asian version for Iftar but being a busy mom, i have my own easy version and not to mention healthy too! I’m not a bad cook guys!


250 G boneless Chicken

1 medium onion chopped

Half cup wholegrain oats soaked

Half cup lentil(moong daal) soaked

2 tbspn oil

Shan Haleem spices


Chopped garlic

Green chillies chopped

Ginger thinly sliced

Coriander chopped

Shan chaat spice

Baked onion to brown


Saute onion until slightly brown. Add the bonless chicken cut to small pieces. Fry for 5 mins and add 3/4 of shan spice. Cook for 5 mins and add the oats and lentils with 2 cupsof water. Let it cook slowly. Serve hot with the garnishings!



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