Low Calorie Oats Haleem

Low Calorie Oats Haleem

This low calorie Oats Haleem is a healthy and quick version for those on their weight loss journeys! Indulging in the rich flavors of Pakistani cuisine doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your health goals. With my recipe for low calorie Oats Haleem, you can enjoy the comforting taste of this beloved dish while keeping your calorie intake in check. By making a few simple substitutions and focusing on wholesome ingredients, I’ve created a version of haleem that’s both nutritious and delicious.

With just a few simple swaps and adjustments, you can enjoy a guilt-free bowl of oats haleem that’s both nutritious and satisfying.

By using chicken mince instead of fattier meats and reducing the oil content for the bhagar, this low-calorie version retains all the essence of traditional haleem without compromising on taste.

Whether you’re looking to manage your weight or simply embrace a healthier lifestyle, this recipe proves that you can indulge in your favorite pakistani comfort foods without sacrificing flavor or satisfaction. Give it a try!


  • Old fashioned rolled oats
  • Chicken mince/qeema
  • Shan Haleem Masala packet
  • 2.5 cups water or more
  • Lemon juice
  • Mint leaves
  • Coriander leaves
  • Canola oil
  • Onion

How to make low calorie Oats Haleem?

  1. In a small pot, combine oats, chicken mince, Shan haleem masala, and water. Adjust water quantity as needed to achieve your preferred consistency.
  2. Allow the mixture to cook for about 20 minutes, then blend it using a hand blender until smooth. Add more water if necessary.
  3. For the bhagar, heat canola oil in a frying pan and add sliced onions. Cook until the onions turn brown and crispy.
  4. Pour the bhagar over the oats haleem and mix well to combine.

Low Calorie Oats Haleem: Nutrition Information For The Whole Recipe

  • Calories: 820
  • Carbohydrates: 88 grams
  • Protein: 32 grams
  • Fat: 40 grams

Low Calorie Oats Haleem: Nutritional Information (Per Serving):

  • Calories: 205
  • Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Fat: 10g

How to weigh out Oats Haleem into four portions?

  1. Place a large bowl on a kitchen scale and make sure the scale reads zero grams.
  2. Pour all of the prepared oats haleem into the large bowl.
  3. Check the weight displayed on the scale.
  4. Divide the total weight by 4 to determine the weight of each portion of haleem.
  5. This method ensures that each serving is accurately measured and helps in portion control, especially for those who are just starting off with weight loss plans. While eyeballing portions is possible, it may not be as precise, and for the sake of consistency and tracking progress, using a scale is recommended.
low calorie oats haleem

Low Calorie Haleem Oats

The Ovenist
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Pakistani
Servings 4
Calories 205.375 kcal


  • 100 g old fashioned rolled oats
  • 100 g Al islami qeema
  • 12 g Shan haleem masala packet
  • 2.5 cups water or more
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 g mint leaves
  • 3 g coriander leaves

For bhagar:

  • 1/8 cup canola oil
  • 58 g sliced onion


  • In a small pot, add oats, chicken mince, Shan haleem masala and water. You may need to add more than 2.5 cups water.
  • Let cook for 20 minutes then blend with hand blender and add water for desired consistency.
  • For bhagar, heat oil in a small frying pan and add 58g sliced onions. When the onions turn brown, pour this over the oats haleem. Mix to combine.
  • To ensure equal portions, place the cooked oats haleem in a bowl on a scale. Divide the total weight by 4 to determine each serving's weight accurately. This method guarantees portion control, crucial for weight loss plans, offering consistency and accurate tracking. Eyeballing portions isn't as precise, especially for beginners.
Keyword haleem, low calorie, oats

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