Hareesa Soup With Chicken

Ingredients for making Hareesa Soup
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Hareesa Soup is one of the popular soups in the Gulf countries in general and in the Emirate cuisine in particular.
It is one of the dishes that are served on occasions and holidays, due to its delicious taste, ease of preparation, and high nutritional value, as it contains proteins, vitamins, minerals, and This recipe will introduce you to how to make this soup of mash beans with meat.

Nutritionist’s notes

Choose skinless chicken, as it is a source of lean protein and contains low saturated fats, making it a healthy choice that provides protein, vitamins, and minerals that are beneficial to the health of the body.
It is recommended to eat whole grains and include them in the daily diet, as they are a source of phytochemicals and essential minerals such as selenium, magnesium, and copper that reduce the risk of disease.

Here are some important notes if you suffer from chronic diseases

Hareesa Soup

Harees Soup and diabetics

Hareesa Soup contains wheat grains, and it is recommended for diabetics to eat it because it contains fiber that slows down the breakdown and conversion of starch into glucose, which leads to maintaining a stable blood sugar level.

Hareesa Soup and heart patients

Replace ghee with vegetable oil when making chicken Hareesa Soup, to reduce the recipe’s calorie content and harmful saturated fat.
Eating that soup helps in obtaining the fiber that contributes to preventing the formation of blood clots that lead to heart attacks and strokes.

Hareesa Soup and pregnant women

Make sure to cook fresh chicken well to the right temperature and make sure that it is free from defects before cooking, to prevent the risk of infection with bacteria or any health damage resulting from improper storage or the cooking process.

Also Read: Turkish Lentil Soup (Mercimek Çorbası)

Hareesa Soup With Chicken

Prep Time 30 min Cook Time 3 hour Total Time 3 hrs 30 mins Servings: 6 Calories: 424


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Hareesa Soup ingredients


  1. In a large bowl, add the wheat grains, and add the boiling water to cover it completely.

  2. Soak the beans for at least 6 hours, change the water for at least once.

  3. Bring a saucepan, and add the soaked and filtered wheat grains.

  4. Cover the wheat with water so that the water rises slightly above it.

  5. Cook the beans over a medium heat for an hour, stirring a little to prevent sticking.

  6. Bring another saucepan, and add the chicken, onions and all the chicken ingredients.

  7. Continue to cook the above ingredients for 90 minutes, until the chicken is completely cooked.

  8. Remove the chicken from the heat, put it on a plate to cool, and keep it in the broth after filtering.

  9. Gradually add the chicken broth over the wheat, adding a tablespoon at a time until it is absorbed, then add the other.

  10. Mash the wheat a little with a spoon or a potato masher, and leave the soup on the stove for another 90 minutes.

  11. Cut the chicken into small pieces, and discard the bone.

  12. Bring a small frying pan, add the ghee, and heat it over the fire until it melts.

  13. Add warm ghee and chicken pieces to puree soup.

  14. Add salt and stir the soup a little until combined.

  15. Remove the Haressa soup from the fire, and eat it warm.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26.4g41%
Saturated Fat 5.6g28%
Cholesterol 22mg8%
Sodium 1187mg50%
Total Carbohydrate 21.2g8%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g8%
Sugars 2.7g
Protein 28g57%

Calcium 66%
Iron 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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