How to Cook Haleem

Haleem ready to eat with roti
Haleem ready to eat with roti
Whole wheat
Whole wheat

How to cook Haleem

During my first year of marriage, I tried to learned how to cook Pakistani or Indian food. Being a wife my goal is to serve my husband whatever he want in order to make him happy.

I learned cooking from our family friend back in Kuwait. But now I forget this recipe how to prepare, that is why I posted here in my blog it easy for me to access anytime I need it.

Haleem is a high calorie dish, I tried this dish from our family friend in Kuwait, and it is really delicious.


200 gm Wheat (washed and soaked for 2 hrs)

300 gm Boneless Mutton (lamb)

100 gms (vegetable or canola oil)

3 pcs onions (sliced)

2 pcs Lime

2 teaspoon Garam Masala

salte to taste

For Paste:

20 gm Fresh Green Chillies

2 inch piece ginger

6-8 flakes garlic


  1. Clean and marinate mutton with half of ground paste of ginger, garlic, green chillies ans salt for 1 hour.
  2. Use the pressure cooker to cook the soaked wheat and marinated meat for about 45 minutes.
  3. Mince and grind to a fine paste.
  4. In a Pan heat oil, add the finely sliced onions, fry till brown, add the garam masala.
  5. Add the ground paste and keep srirring on slow flame, till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan.
  6. Serve hot, with lime wedges

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crystolite 5 years ago from Houston TX

Good hub,thanks for writing.

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shegarlynn 5 years ago from United States Author

Hi Crystolite, Thanks for reading, and coming back to my site. enjoy!!

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uzma shaheen 4 years ago from Lahore,Pakistan

haleem is one of my favourite dish. this is a dificult dish to cook but your recipe is quite easy, i like it. thank you for sharing it. it is really helpful. may ALLAH bless you.aameen

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uzma shaheen 4 years ago from Lahore,Pakistan

I am your sister not brother.

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shegarlynn 4 years ago from United States Author

Sorry sister, Ramadan Mubarak to you together with your family!!!

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uzma shaheen 4 years ago from Lahore,Pakistan

its ok sister, on internet misunderstanding can happen.

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