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Recipe by Saneha of mumbai, IN

This dish is like haleem but its taste is different

Ingredients non vegetarian 8 servings

    • 1 kg boneless mutton or chicken
    • ½ cup each lentils (mung & maash (without skin), masoor and channa)
    • 1 cup wheat coarsely ground
    • 1 cup rice
    • 1 inch ginger
    • 1 small cinnamon
    • 10 cloves & 10 black peppers
    • 3 large cardamoms
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1 tsp black cumin seeds
    • Salt & red chillies according to taste
    • Oil 1 cup
    • 5-6 green chillies
    • 1 medium onion sliced
    • Coriander & lemons for garnishing


    1. Clean and wash all dals and rice. Soak for 1 hour.
    2. Roast cumin seeds lightly. Grind with cinnamon, cloves, peppers, and cardamoms
    3. Put chicken, lentils, rice, and ground spices in a pan with enough water to cook chicken and dals. Add salt and red chilli powder. Cook on a medium heat and keep stirring from time to time.
    4. Add 1 cup water to wheat and cook on medium flame till constancy is smooth. Add to chicken mixture when cooked.
    5. Stir and cook till all ingredients are tender and completely mixed. The constancy should be thick and the mixture should be stringy (resha) when you lift the spoon.
    6. Now heat oil and fry the sliced onions till brown. Serve the harisa hot and garnish with onion (tarka), green chillies, and corriander leaves.


    sumaiya khan

    thanks for this recipe for a long time i was searching this recipe.



    A very good Harisa recipe. Thanks.


    its very good recepie ...................thanks