Sadaf's Ramadan Recipe: Yarma Haleem for Iftar Delight

Sadaf's Ramadan Recipe: Yarma Haleem for Iftar Delight -
Ramadan is a month of spiritual reflection, self-discipline, and abstaining from physical needs, including food and drink, from dawn until dusk. Muslims worldwide break their fast at sunset with a meal called iftar. Haleem, a traditional savory porridge-like dish, is a favorite iftar meal for many Muslims. In this blog post, we'll introduce you to Sadaf's Yarma Haleem recipe, a delicious and hearty meal that is perfect for iftar.

What is Haleem, and why is it a traditional meal for iftar?

Haleem is a savory porridge-like dish made from slow-cooked meat, lentils, and grains such as wheat or barley. It is a traditional dish in South Asia, Central Asia, and the Middle East, especially during Ramadan. Haleem is a popular iftar meal as it is nutritious, hearty, and easy to digest after a day of fasting.

Sadaf's Yarma Haleem Recipe:

  1. Rinse the Yarma, lentils, and moong dal and soak in water for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat Sadaf Grapeseed Oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  3. Add the finely chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.
  4. Add the ginger-garlic paste and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add the chicken and cook until it's no longer pink.
  6. Add Sadaf Chili Powder, Cumin Powder, Coriander Powder, Turmeric Powder, and salt, and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  7. Drain the soaked Yarma, lentils, and moong dal and add them to the pot.
  8. Add 4 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  9. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot, and cook for 2-3 hours or until the meat and lentils are tender and the Yarma is cooked through.
  10. Stir the Haleem well to break down the lentils and meat into a smooth consistency.

Serve hot with fried onions, chopped cilantro, and lemon wedges!

Sadaf's Yarma Haleem recipe is a delicious and nutritious iftar meal that is perfect for breaking your fast during Ramadan. Yarma, lentils, and chicken are slow-cooked with a blend of spices, resulting in a creamy and hearty dish that will leave you feeling satisfied and energized.

Try this recipe for your next iftar and enjoy the comfort and warmth of this traditional Ramadan dish.

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