Perfect Reshewala Degi Haleem

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-Water as required

-Jau (Barley) ¾ Cup

-Gandum (Wheat) ¾ Cup

-Chana daal (Split bengal gram) ½ Cup

-Masoor daal (Red lentil) ¼ Cup

-Mash daal (White lentil) ¼ Cup

-Moong daal (Yellow lentil) ¼ Cup

-Chawal (Rice) tota ¼ Cup

-Water or as required

-Water 3 litres or as required

-Cooking oil ½ Cup

-Darchini (Cinnamon sticks) 2

-Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) 12-15

-Tez patta (Bay leaves) 2

-Pyaz (Onion) sliced 2 medium

-Boneless beef large pieces ½ kg

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 & ½ tbs

-Hari mirch (Green chilli) paste 1 & ½ tbs

-Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 & ½ tbs or to taste

-Namak (Salt) 1 tbs or to taste

-Dhania powder (Coriander powder) ½ tbs

-Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tbs

-Garam masala powder 1 tsp

-Elaichi powder (Cardamom powder) ½ tsp

-Dahi (Yogurt) whisked 1 Cup

-Water 4 Cups or as required

-Namak (Salt) ½ tbs or to taste

Prepare Tadka:

-Cooking oil 4 tbs

-Pyaz (Onion) sliced 1 small

-Adrak (Ginger) julienne

-Pyaz (Onion) fried

-Podina (Mint leaves) chopped

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped

-Chaat masala

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) sliced



-In a large bowl,add water,barley,wheat,split bengal garm,red lentil,white lentil,yellow lentil,rice,mix well & wash thoroughly then rinse with water.

-Add water & let them soak overnight & stain.

-In a daig,add soaked lentils & water,mix well & bring it to boil,cover & cook on low flame until tender (approx. 2-3 hours).

-Stir & mash in between,if required,add 1 cup of hot water,if too thick in consistency & mix well.

-In a pot,add cooking oil,cinnamon sticks,black peppercorns,bay leaves & mix well.

-Add onion,mix well & fry until light golden.

-Add beef & mix well until it changes color.

-Add ginger garlic paste,green chilli paste,red chilli powder,salt,coriander powder,turmeric powder, garam masala powder,cardamom powder & mix well.

-Add yogurt,mix well & cook until oil separates (4-5 minutes).

-Add water,mix well & bring it to boil,cover & cook on low flame until tender (approx. 1 hour).

-Remove bay leaves,cinnamon sticks & discard them.

-Now add prepared beef gravy in lentil mixture & mix well.

-Now mash well while cooking with the help of wooden masher until desired consistency (cooking time approx. 1-2 hours).

-Adjust consistency by adding 1 cup hot water.

-Add salt & mix well.

Prepare Tadka:

-In frying pan,add cooking oil,onion & fry until golden.

-Now add prepared tadka in daig & mix well.

-Garnish with tarka oil,ginger,fried onion,mint leaves,fresh coriander,chaat masala,green chillies & serve!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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