Mauritian Recipes

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Haleem – Recipe

Recipe Overview

Halim or Haleem is a popular dish originating from the Middle East, India and Central Asia. This dish is laden with wheat, barley and lentils giving it a thick rich soupy texture and with plentiful pieces of meltingly tender meat that have been slow cooked together. It can take hours of slow cooking to make this dish but you can get a tasty version within 1.5 hours.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 Kg Boneless Chicken (cut In Pieces)
  • 1 Cup Yellow Split Peas (dhal Ti Pois)
  • 1 Cup Chana Dal (dhal Gram)
  • 1 Cup Black Lentils (lentil Noire)
  • 1 Cup Red Lentils (lentil Rouge)
  • 2 Tbsp Garlic And Ginger Paste
  • 1 Kg Onions (sliced And Fried)
  • Additional 2 Onions
  • 1 Whole Garlic, Salt And Oil
  • 4 Tbsp Cracked Wheat (blé Concassé)
  • Chopped Coriander And Mint Leaves
  • Chopped Spring Onions(to Garnish)
  • 4 Tbsp Haleem Spices


As per video


Source: eMauritius Videos