In Hyderabad every where you will find these shops. Many Hindus also eat this Haleem as they like the taste of it. These shops will vanish after this one month.
All muslims in Hyderabad will definitely follow this fasting and they go for namaz on time. They never miss it. Fantastic belief in this festival.
There is a stark difference in flavours in the Hyderabad, Lucknow and Delhi cuisine.
Coming to Haleem – I would say it is a meal by itself. It is slow cooked, generally for many hours and contains a variety of ingredients that include spices and whole grains. So, it is more than just meat. The Pista House Haleem is world famous. My personal favourite is 'Khichda' – I find Haleem to pasty.
I had posted a recipe in the Ask Expert Section - How to cook Haleem at home
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