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Oats - Chicken Hareesa

Oats - Chicken Hareesa

11 May 2019 1825 Views

Harees or Harissa or Daleem is a versatile dish that can be served in any party, get togethers or weddings. It is basically a Middle Eastern dish with boiled, cracked or broken wheat and mutton or chicken. Using oats is a much quicker and healthier version of this. Eating it also differs in many parts. It is eaten on its own as a porridge or is eaten with bread in other countries. It is high in proteins and very nutritious


  1. Wash and soak all the 3 dals till they are used
  2. Pressure cook the dals with some amount of water for 2-3 whistle until they are turned totally soft and smooth in texture.
  3. In a vessel marinate the chicken with all the spices and the curd and keep it aside for about an hour.
  4. In a cooking pot, add the marinated chicken.
  5. Now add the oats along with 1 and ½ cup of water.
  6. Cover and cook until done on a low flame for nearly 20 minutes.
  7. Let it cool down.
  8. Shred the cooked chicken, put the dal and shredded chicken together, add ½ a cup of skimmed milk and let it simmer.
  9. fry the sliced onions in 1 tsp ghee until golden brown.
  10. Let them cool down a bit.
  11. Add them to the pot crushing a little with the hands.
  12. Simmer it on a low flame until a desired thickness is attained. Add hot water accordingly.
  13. Garnish with fried onions and coriander along with lemon wedges.
  14. Serve hot with salad.


Masoor dal – 2 tsp

Moong dal – 2 tsp

Chana dal – 2 tsp

Chicken – 50gm

Oats – 2 tbsp

Curd – 1 tbsp

Skimmed Milk – ½ cup

Ginger garlic paste – ½ tsp

Red chilli powder – ½ tsp

Garam masala - ¼ tsp

Turmeric – a pinch

Salt – as per taste

Ghee – 1 tsp

Nutritive Value

ENERGY – 300 Kcal

PROTEIN – 30 gms


FATS – 5 gms

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