Meat Haleem is the highly energetic and one of the favorite dishes of Pakistani people. It is the combination of Chickpeas, Wheat, Barley, and meat. To get the right flavor of traditional Haleem dish, try to cook it on low flame for an entire day. You can serve the dish for lunch as it is full of calories and will boost your energy throughout the day. If it is served at dinner, do not forget to offer green tea to your guests.


Meat Haleem Recipe | Pakistani Recipe


  • Crushed grains of Wheat – ½ kg
  • Garam Masala – one tbsp.
  • Lentils – one Cup
  • Sliced Onions – three medium size
  • Garlic & Ginger Paste – two tbsp.
  • Turmeric Powder – one tbsp.
  • Red Chili (in powder form) – two tbsp.
  • Coriander Powder – one tbsp
  • Mutton or beef 1 1/2 kg
  • Oil – 1 ½ cups
  • Salt as required
  • Soda – one pinch
  • Beef /Mutton/Chicken – 1 ½ kg


Meat Haleem Recipe | Pakistani Recipe

 Ingredients to Garnish

  • Mint leaves Chopped– one bunch
  • Chopped Green Chili – 6 pieces
  • Chopped Fresh Coriander – one bunch
  • Garam Masala – one tbsp.
  • Lemon – 4 (cut into small pieces)
  • Chopped Ginger – two pieces of medium size
  • Sliced onions – two medium size
  • White Cumin – two tbsp.
  • Oil – 2 cups


Meat Haleem Recipe | Pakistani Recipe

 Preparation Method:

First of all, pour the oil in a pan. Add meat in warm oil. Stir it for a minute. Now, add salt, coriander powder, red chili powder, garam masala, garlic, and turmeric. Keep on cooking the meat on medium flame.

Take a pan to boil the wheat grains and barley in a lot of water. Boil the lentils separately. Add the salt and keep on cooking it until the grains get tender. Add soda and let it boil for 30 minutes. Mix the well-boiled grains with the beef or mutton meat and keep on stirring the ingredients. Use a food processor to grind the lentils. Add the paste in wheat and meat pot. Keep on cooking the Haleem for 40 minutes on low flame. To make the Haleem tastier, you can cook it for a few more hours.

Add sliced onions in a frying pan having two cups oil. Fry the onion until it gets a golden color. Put on the absorbent paper and let to dry. Now dish out in a big serving bowl and sprinkle garam masala, fried onions, cumin, chopped coriander, mint, and ginger.

Meat Haleem is ready. Serve it with Nan and lemon pieces.


Meat Haleem Recipe | Pakistani Recipe

Cook’s Note:

You can make Meat Haleem with beef, mouton or chicken according to your choice.


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