Mughlai Style Chicken Haleem Recipe

Haleem is a Mughlai recipe popular in Hyderabad. Haleem is usually made from lamb/mutton with chana dal and broken wheat. This recipe of the Mughlai Style Chicken Haleem Recipe has chicken as the main ingredient along with chana dal. you can also try the same one pot dish recipe with various dals like toor dal or masoor dal and with added oats.  Boneless chicken, Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal), Rice, Broken Wheat (Dalia/ Godumai Rava), Bay leaf (tej patta), Onions, Ginger Garlic Paste, Green Chillies, Red Chilli powder, Salt, Mint Leaves (Pudina), Coriander (Dhania) Leaves, Oil, Ghee, Cumin seeds (Jeera), Ajwain (Carom seeds), Whole Black Peppercorns, Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini), Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds, Black cardamom (Badi Elaichi)   300 grams Boneless chicken 3 tablespoon Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal) 1 tablespoon Rice 3 tablespoon Broken Wheat (Dalia/ Godumai Rava) 1 Bay leaf (tej patta) 4 Onions , sliced 1 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste 3 Green Chillies 2-1/2 tablespoons Red Chilli powder Salt , to taste 2 tablespoon Mint Leaves (Pudina) , chopped 2 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped 1 tablespoon Oil 3 tablespoon Ghee For the masala 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds) 1 tablespoon Whole Black Peppercorns 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini) 3 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds 2 Black cardamom (Badi Elaichi)     15   35     To prepare Mughlai Style Chicken Haleem Recipe, dry roast all the spices mentioned under masala list. Grind it into fine powder. Keep aside.Soak chana dal, broken wheat, rice separately.In a saucepot add oil. Add sliced onions, ginger garlic paste, green chilies sauté until onions turn brown. Remove from stove and keep aside.Add 3 cups water into the same pan. Add chicken pieces, salt and red chili powder. Cover and bring it to rolling boil.Once chicken changes color, add the soaked dal, broken wheat and rice. Cover and cook. Once the chicken is cooked, remove the bay leaf.Start mashing the chicken and dal once chicken gets cooked. Continue mashing and cooking until all the chicken is fully mashed along with dal. Keep adding a little water as and when required.Now add the sauteed onion-ginger garlic-green chilies mix along with roasted spices. Add salt to taste and continue to cook and mash.Once the haleem turns thick and all ingredients are well mashed, add ghee and mix again.Transfer the Mughlai Style Chicken Haleem Recipe to serving bowl, garnish with caramelized onions, fresh coriander leaves and some ghee on top. Serve Mughlai Style Chicken Haleem Recipe topped with caramelized onions and serve as a main course meal with Mutton Keema Samosa Recipe.