When one thinks of Hyderabad, there are three things that come to their mind? Biryani, Charminar and haleem. Let’s talk about Haleem in detail.
Haleem is a stew made with wheat, lentils, some local spices and lots of meat. All these ingredients are pounded together for hours with a stirring stick,in huge pots. It’s cooked on charcoal or wood and is usually made in large quantities. It’s served with a slice of lemon, topped with fried onions and coriander.
Haleem is served in Hyderabad only during the month of Ramadan and people from across the world come down to the city to try it.
Best places to try Haleem:
Shah Ghouse. Shah Ghouse has one of the best haleems in the city and it’s the top pick for most of the locals.
Pista House. Pista house has been a leading restaurant when it comes to haleem. It also exports in Haleem outside Hyderabad.
Cafe 555. 555 has a unique and exquisite taste to it’s haleem which has made it one of the big players in the haleem business.