Harira Recipe

Harira Recipe

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.

Harira Recipe video recipe in Hindi



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  1. 01 September, 2021 01:30:10 PM Pallavi

    How long I can keep that in refrigerator?

  2. 14 June, 2018 03:51:57 AM Kamlesh Handa

    That looks like a wonderful recipe.Can you please tell me what do you call harira in English. Thanks