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Wednesday, November 23, 2011


  1. Beef-2 lb(cut into small pieces)
  2. Whole wheat grain-1 cup
  3. Rice-1 cup
  4. Moong dal-1/2 cup
  5. Masoor dal-1/2 cup
  6. Chana dal-1/2 cup
  7. Mator dal-1/2 cup
  8. Onion-4 medium size (finely chopped)
  9. Onion paste-3Tbs
  10. Ginger paste-2 Tbs
  11. Garlic paste-2 Tbs
  12. Turmeric powder-3 ts
  13. Red chilli powder-2 ts or according to your test
  14. Garam masala powder-1 Tbs
  15. Cumin powder-2 ts
  16. Coriander powder-2 ts
  17. Black pepper-1/2 ts
  18. Coriander leaf-1/2 cup chopped for garnish
  19. Lemon-2 pieces
  20. Oil-1/2 cup
  21. Oil/Ghee-1/2 cup
  22. Salt-2 ts+1/2 tsp+1 ts or according to your taste
  1. Clean and wash beef. Drain water from it. Add onion paste,ginger paste,garlic paste,turmeric powder,red chili powder,garam mashala powder,cumin powder,coriander powder,black pepper and 2 ts salt to the beef. Mix all of them well and keep it for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat 1/2 cup oil in a pressure cooker. Add beef and stir. Cook around 25-30 minutes or until all liquid evaporated.Add around 2 cup warm water and bring it to boil.Now close the lid and cook it in medium heat until 4/5 whistle comes out or around 15 minutes or until beef become nicely tender. If still the liquid looks more, reduce it. Remove from the burner and keep aside.
  3. Soak wheat for 2 hours. Add 10 cup water and 1/2 ts salt to the soaked wheat and cook it in medium heat until tender. Then blend it in a blender and keep aside.
  4. Cook rice and all lentils with 1 ts salt and 12 cup water in medium heat until tender. Then blend it in a blender to make paste.
  5. Transfer cooked beef in a heavy bottom pan and put it in a medium heat burner.
  6. Add blended wheat with cooked beef,mix it well and cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Then add rice-lentil paste,mix well and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Stir continuously to mix well.
  8. Heat 1/2 cup oil/ ghee in a pan in medium heat,add chopped onion and fry till golden brown.
  9. Remove half fried onion from oil for garnish and pour half fried onion with oil over haleem and keep it in low heat for 10-15 min.( you may add all spices little more if you want)
  10. Haleem is ready and serve it hot with fried onion,coriander leaf and lemon pieces.


  1. I am going to try this haleem recipe very soon. I love your traditional bengali recipes a lot.

  2. Khub sunder kore bolechis re .... thanks for that yaar ............. aro dui ekta airokom bolna re............

  3. i made this recipe for guest and everyone loved it.. thanx

  4. thanks for sharing such a tasty recipe.