Creamy Chicken Hareesa/Alisa./Harees/Harissa

 Hareesa is a porridge made from cracked/broken wheat and chicken/mutton .Its a popular dish among the middle eastern countries .Its mild compared to haleem/khicda but very yummy and nutritious..My dear friend had given me this during Ramadan .I loved the texture and the taste so gave  it a try today.I have also added oats .You can make it with wheat alone.Its a very filling healthy and very delicious.

 Ingredients:
250 gms bonless chicken
150 gms broken/cracked wheat/dalia/lapsi
100 gms oats.
1 tbsp garam masala powder
1 tbsp pepper powder/as needed
2 medium sized onions chopped finely
2 onions sliced thinly
5 green chillies finely chopped
1/4 cup  fresh cream
1/2 cup coriander leaves chopped
few sprigs of mint leaves
1.5 tsp cinnamon powder
1 .5 tsp ginger garlic paste
3-4 tbsp oil
2 tbsp ghee
salt to taste.


Method:
  • Soak the broken wheat/dalia/lapsi for 4-5 hrs.
  • Soak the oats for 15-20 min.
  • Clean,Wash the chicken pieces and cut to small pieces apply some salt and set aside.
  • Fry the sliced  onions in oil till brown & crispy.
  • In the cooker vessel add oil then add chopped onions and fry till golden brown.
  • Then add  half of chopped green chillies and ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell goes off.
  • Now add the chicken pieces and fry for 4-5 min.
  • Then add 1 tsp garam masala powder ,salt,pepper and  Cinnamon powder.
  • Now add the broken wheat and continue frying for 5-7 min.
  • Add 4-5 cup of water and cover with the lid.
  • Let it come to full pressure then simmer and cook for 20-25 min on very low flame.
  • After 25 min ,switch the gas off,release the pressure and let it cool .
  • With hand blender ,blend it to smooth and creamy mixture.
  • Now mix the cream, remaining garam masala powder,cinnamon powder coriander leaves .
  • Add salt if required.
  • Heat the ghee ,add the remaining chillies .
  • Pour the ghee mixture over the creamy chicken mixture .
  • Garnish with fried onions and serve hot.
Note:
This is a very mild dish ,I have added extra pepper and chillies.
To fasten  the process and save the cooking time  I have cooked it in pressure cooker,Normally its cooked in heavy bottomed pan for 1.5-2 hrs on low flame stirring continuously.
Adding oats is optional you can make it with wheat alone.
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28 comments:

  1. we make hareesa with less spices... ths is a must try ..lots of spices and additional healthy oats... sone pe suhaga...loved it
    Dish it out- Wholegrain Dishes

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  2. Lots of wonderful flavors and definitely I 100% agree; delicious and loveable.

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  3. I just love this dish, I too prepare it very often n more with mutton....

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  4. very new recipe for me, interesting recipe

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  5. my favorite chicken with full of flavors

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  6. first time hearing it ,looks yummy

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  7. looks super yummy..healthy and delicious...

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  8. Yummy! And healthy too! Nvr tried but looks great!

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  9. We prepare it with less spices and the method is different..will try this version

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  10. Such a healthy dish.. bookmarking it.

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  11. healthy porridge with the goodness of grains and chicken

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  12. It would be pretty nice to try this dish :)

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  13. so texture looks like haleem but white? looks delicious.

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  14. new recipe for me...looks tasty

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  15. My favourite dish. Love to taste some right now.

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  16. wow..what a healthy treat,delectable one..too tempting :)

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  17. Wat a healthy and filling dish, i can have a bowl anytime.

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  18. This recipe really looks cool amazing work Gloria dear . Haven't used oats in hareesa before but shall give it a try yummy

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  19. This is new to me...the dish looks very tempting. Would love to try it...

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  21. I'd love to give it a try. It's something new to me, but sounds quite interesting!

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  22. Oh lovely
    My favorite dish
    I shall have this one

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  23. Can u please guide me how many tbsp will daliya be

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  24. How many tbsp will 150 gms daliya be?

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  25. Can u please guide me how many tbsp will daliya be

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    1. It should roughly around 8-10tbsp heaped

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