Mutton Khicda/Haleem with Coconut Milk

Khicda /Haleem is a tasty  dish prepared by Muslims ,it involves lots of planning and preparation and a longer time to cook but once its ready I bet you will want to eat more.In India the Hyderabadi Haleem is very famous .The method for Hyderabadi Haleem is  different from this one..I am a very big fan of Khicda right from my childhood. This khicda is kind of a shortcut as we make use of  the pressure cooker.
My dear Shahnaz Aunty use to always call me to eat whenever she prepared this dish.Some years back i was craving for it like crazy .I called Aunty and took the recipe over the phone .I prepared it according to the instruction  she had given .And Voila it turned out to be awesome .And i keep making this quite often..Its healthy n full of nutrition and goodness and the taste is just mind blowing...And to make it more healthy i have used brown rice .
We all love this at home and whenever we make this our neighbours and cousins are always happy as they get to taste it whenever we make and we always make it in a large quantity.......But here i have included the recipe which will serve 4-6 people.

This time i made it with Brown rice,whole wheat and it was equally good.

( To soak)
1/4 cup Whole mung
1/4 cup Black eyed bean/chauli
1/4 cup Chick peas/kabuli chana
1/8 cup black chana/gram
1/8 cup Tur Dal/splitted pigeon pea
1/8 cup Masoor Dal/red lentil
1 cup Whole wheat/broken wheat/lapsi
1 cup Brown Rice.

Soak all the above ingredients together except the rice overnight.
Next Morning soak the rice and wheat separately minimum for 4 hours.

 Ingredients for the Masala

 2 Onion chopped
1 big tomato chopped
2 cups coconut milk
1 .5 tbsp Meat Masala/red chilli powder/Malwani Masala(i used bottle masala)
1.5 tsp garam masala
1 tsp roasted cumin seeds + 1 tbsp  roasted coriander seeds powdered together
2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
3 tbsp oil/ghee/as needed
salt to taste.

For the Mutton:
750 gm Mutton
1.5 inch ginger crushed
1 cinnamon stick
6 to 7 peppercorns
2 bay leaves.
salt to taste
Pressure cook the mutton with all the ingredients and 3 -4 cups water for 15 minutes or 3 whistles.
Once boiled remove the bay leaves ,Cinnamon pepper and ginger.

4 Onion Sliced thinly and fried till golden brown.
Lime as per taste
Mint Leaves as required.

Remove all the water from the soaked pulses and lentils and boil together in a pressure cooker for 15 minutes/3 -4 whistles.

If using Whole wheat pulse it in a mixer before soaking boil it with sufficient water and cook till mushy.
Cook the rice too with sufficient water till all mushy.

Heat oil in a big thick bottomed Vessel add onions fry well till transculent.

Then add ginger garlic paste ,fry till the raw smell goes off.

Add Chopped tomatoes and cook till mushy then add the powdered masalas fry well till oil separates .

 Then add the boiled Mutton pieces  only.Fry well then add the mutton stock .(we don't need the bay leaves ,pepper , Cinnamon and ginger) so you can discard it.mix everything well then add the coconut milk and cook for 10 minutes.Check for salt .increase the water if you feel its too thick.

Serve with a spring of mint leaf fried onions and slice of lime.

Share this wholesome goodness with Family and Friends they will ask for more.

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  1. too good... really yummie yummie

  2. wow..tasty it looks...............

  3. too good dear...looks very so happy to see u trying haleem..i will try ur style now..