In Indian homes Harira is specially given to women who have just had babies as it is a tasty and nutritious diet. The ingredients present in Harira are very helpful for a new mother.
Saunth(dried ginger) reduces body pain which a woman suffers from after delivering a baby. Turmeric helps in rapidly reducing cramps after delivery, Jeera increases lactation in women. Gur and almonds provide energy so let us prepare Hariya.
हिन्दी में पढिये : Harira Recipe
Ingredients for Harira Recipe
- Gur(jaggery) - 100 grams (1 small bowl)
- Ghee - 1 to 1 1/2 tbsp
- Saunth powder - 1 tsp
- Jeera powder - 1 tsp
- Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
- Almonds - 8 to 10
- Cashew nuts - 8 to 10
- How to make Harira Recipe
Break Gur into pieces, take a utensil filled with water in proportion to the amount of Gur. Put the pieces of Gur in the utensil and boil till Gur dissolves. Pour this water through a stell strainer.
Pour Ghee in a pan(kadhai) and heat, put Saunth powder, Jeera powder and turmeric powder then fry till a sweet smell is emitted. Pout the Gur water in these spices.
Finely chop almond and cashew nuts then put them in the above mix. After the mix comes to a boil let it cook for 3-4 minutes.
Sweet-smelling Harira is ready. Serve half a bowl of Harira to the new mother and give this same amount at morning or evening for the next 10 days.