• Aaisha Fakih



YES! My first ever post on 'Mutton'! Dunno what took me that long. No wonder I am coming with a great recipe. No Disappointments. Fool-Proof! An absolute HIT! As we approach the new year, so comes the new beginnings. This is a 'Muharram Special Recipe'.

If you follow the exact recipe, there is no way you are going to be disappointed. There's mutton, grains, Oats, and pulses. It's a complete meal. Have it with your choice of bread at breakfast or dinner. Don't forget to garnish it with fried onions, herbs, ginger julienne, and lemon. It's a treat for all those meat lovers out there. Being a complete meal, potluck you don't even have to think of any sides to go with it. I think we really look for such recipes once in a while, don't we??

This recipe can be made using chicken. Follow the same steps, same ingredients, only thing there's chicken instead of mutton.
It's a highly nutritious dish, a complete meal to enjoy on family dinners. So good to taste and very flavorful.

Getting on straight with the recipe. 


Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 1hour 30minutes Total Time: 1hour 40minutes

Cuisine: Indian Author: Aaisha


  • Mash Dal(Urad Dal/Black Gram) 2 tbsp

  • Rice 2 tbsp

  • Moong dal 1 tbsp

  • Split chickpeas (Chana dal) 1 tbsp

  • Red lentils (Masoor Dal) 1 tbsp

  • Oats 100gms

  • 4 cups of water

  • Onions 3 Medium Sized

  • Mutton 800gms

  • Ginger garlic paste 4 tablespoon

  • Salt 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder ½tspn

  • Red chili powder 1tablespoon

  • Black pepper powder 1tablespoon

  • Garam masala powder 1tspn

  • Yogurt 250gms

  • Green chilies 10

  • Mint leaves 1 Bunch

  • Coriander leaves 1 Bunch

  • Cooking oil 250ml

  • Water 5glass

  • Garam Masala

  • 4 Cinnamon sticks

  • Cumin seeds 1tspn

  • Cardamom 4

  • 4 Cloves (laung)

  • 1 tsp Peppercorns

  • For Garnishing (add As Per Your requirement)

  • Fried Onions

  • Ghee

  • Cashew Nuts(optional)

  • Coriander leaves and Mint Leaves

  • Ginger julienne

  • Lemon wedges


  1. Wash and soak the rice and lentils 3-4 hours ahead of cooking time.

  2. Now cook them in a pot with 4 cups of water.

  3. Meanwhile, let's begin the mutton cooking.

  4. In a large pot add oil 1 cup and sliced onion, fry till golden brown, then add the green herbs, green chilies, and all other spices. Add meat and cook for 10 minutes.

  5. Now add water and cook till meat is tender. Shred meat and grind lentils, then mix them both and add in the oats. Mix it well. No lumps formed. Cook on low flame.

  6. Cook till required consistency is achieved.

  7. Now in a small pan heat up ¼ cup oil and one sliced onion and fry till golden brown, pour this over Haleem.

  8. Serve with all garnishes and enjoy this all-time favorite dish.

If you try this recipe, don't forget to share your experience with me.

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