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Haleem in Jackson Heights?

Does anyone know where I can find haleem in Jackson Heights? I found it at Al-Naimat but wasn't too impressed with their version.

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Al-Naimat
37-03 74th St, Queens, NY 11372

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  1. a friend of mine swears by Kebab King's and it was good but I had a very good one at Alauddin's Sweetmeats; well-garnished and very satisfying. Did you order Al-Naimat's a la carte?

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    Al-Naimat
    37-03 74th St, Queens, NY 11372

    Premium Sweets
    37-14 73rd St, Queens, NY 11372

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    1. re: bigjeff

      Will try the haleem at Alauddin's and Kebab. I did order Al-Naimat's a la carte.

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      Al-Naimat
      37-03 74th St, Queens, NY 11372

      Premium Sweets
      37-14 73rd St, Queens, NY 11372

      1. re: bigjeff

        I had it at kababish this weekend. it was good, but I don't knwo what great is.

      2. Mina makes haleem, at times.

        1. Mina makes the best haleem I've had. I've never been there when she didn't have it.

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          1. re: pynchoff

            ivehad better haleem (not in NY) but I DO like Mina's - that's Spicy Mina's - version.

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            Spicy Mina
            64-23 Broadway, Queens, NY 11377

            1. re: jen kalb

              Cool! Will definitely try the haleem at Spicy Mina's. I tried the one at Alauddin's today and am sad to report that it was extremely disappointing--not at all like any haleem I've had. The place that made me a fan of haleem is Haandi (in Curry Hill).

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              Spicy Mina
              64-23 Broadway, Queens, NY 11377

          2. I had a Pakistani cabbie suggest Sunshine on Northern Blvd. in Woodside.

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            1. re: Mr Porkchop

              yes! I ate at Sun Shine a while ago but never tried the haleem (although looking at my old thread, I was given a taste and enjoyed it! the place needs support, I stop by there occasionally still for takeout; I like it better than the other indian place right nearby on northern, I forget the name.

              Anyway, here's my note from a couple years ago:
              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/443859

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              Sun Shine
              69-15 Northern Blvd, Queens, NY 11377

              1. re: bigjeff

                I LOVE Sunshine! I go there every once in a while. They have amazing brain masala on weekends.

                1. re: brappnyc

                  gangster! that is awesome, I will definitely have to try that.

                2. re: bigjeff

                  The bigger place across the street? Went their once and loved it...went back and hated it. Been meaning to try sunshine.

                3. re: Mr Porkchop

                  After having a discussion with some Hyderabadis I've been working with, I decided it was time to finally take the haleem plunge. I took my own second-hand cabbie advice and tried it at Sunshine. Guys there were friendly, though I think they thought it was funny I came in asking for haleem (there was a question of "are you sure you don't mean this" such and such other thing?). I was asked it I wanted it spicy (yes, please) which led to a healthy dash of diced green chilis on top. I got some naan with it as well. I particularly like the chunks of ginger garnishing it.

                  As a haleem virgin, I don't have a point of comparison with others, but it was tasty, and I'd like to experience it again. The texture (meat snot) took some getting used to, and it's a bit of a gut bomb, but I think I'll try it again sometime soon.

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                  Sun Shine
                  69-15 Northern Blvd, Queens, NY 11377