Haleem – Pressure cooker recipes

Haleem Recipes

As one of the Pakistani cuisines, this recipe for Haleem is the extremely slow-cooked one. It’s the unique favourite with full of gentle spices and warm comfort. Haleem provides you with a lovely taste with its sticky consistency by way of long and constant stirring. Find yourself up to the hypnotic recipe and enjoy the various aromas via chosen ingredients as you wish. You can save a lot of cooking time by using pressure cookers while preserving the aroma and taste the same like without pressure cooker.

Preparation (Ingredients)

Dalia (Porridge) – 1/2 cup (soak in warm water for 2-3 hrs)

Moong dal (Green Gram Dal) – 1 tbsp

Urad dal split (Black gramme split) – 1tbsp

Chana dal (Bengal Gram split) – 1tbsp

Soak the above Dals before using.

Mutton boneless – 250gms

Two medium size onions – sliced & deep fry

Mint leaves – a few sprigs (chopped)

Ginger, garlic, chilly paste – 3tsp

Garam masala (a mixture of ground spices, such as cumin, coriander, and cardamom) – 2tsp

Ghee – 4-5tbsp

Turmeric powder – 1tsp

Few peppercorns

Shahi Jeera (Black Cumin) – 2tsp

Salt to taste

Yoghurt – 2 – 3 tbsp


1) Marinated Mutton with Yoghurt & salt for 30mins

2) In a cooker, add the soaked Dalia (Porridge), dal, Mutton, Jeera (Cumin) & peppercorns. Mix well. Add Mutton stock around 2 -3 cups. Add the rest of the ingredients like chopped mint leaves, fried onions, ginger garlic chilly paste, DALAD (Terminalia Chebula), garam masala. Close the lid and slow cook for around 45-50mins.

3) Open the cooker and check if the Mutton is done.

4) Take a hand mixer and give a slight blitz to the cooked pulses & Mutton. Add a bit of water to maintain the consistency.

4) In another pan, heat the Ghee & then insert the peak pulses – Mutton and give it boil.

5) Serve hot garnished with fried onions, ginger julienne & chopped chilly and lemon juice or wedges.

6) Enjoy Haleem – Homemade Recipe


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