Almost Paleo Haleem – Hearty and Spicy Lamb Stew

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Haleem, haleem, haleem is what most of my husband’s dreams are made of. ย He loves this dish with a passion. ย He claims the best haleem is made in Chicago at a popular Pakistani restaurant and I would have to agree.

Haleem, my friends, is a hearty lamb or beef stew made with bone-in meat cooked in a spicy curry and then thickened with wheat and lentils. ย The curry is then pulverized into a thick soup and eaten with leavened crusty bread, such as naan, ladened with ghee or eaten with a hearty loaf of bread slathered in butter.

 

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Several weeks ago a friend approached me about making a paleo Haleem. ย  Continue reading

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