Haleem is a favourite dish for many Pakistanis, especially on festive occasions.
Cooked with a variety of ingredients such as wheat, barley, lentils, and your choice of meat, haleem is not only delicious, but it is also a nutrient powerhouse:
Rich in protein. Thanks to the presence of protein rich lentils, haleem is the perfect post-work out snack, as it helps rebuild muscle and tissue. Loaded with carbohydrates (when rice is added to it), haleem aids in replenishing depleted energy levels, helping you stay sharp and focused, making it a wholesome and healthy mid-day meal.
Packed with dietary fibre. Barley and wheat – essential ingredients of haleem – contain substantial amounts of dietary fibre which promotes digestion, and maintains a healthy intestinal lining. Since consuming fibre keeps you feeling full for longer, it is a good food to add to diet plans for weight loss. Continue reading