Pakistan, India, Bangladesh – Tradition Special Mutton/Beef Nihari

by Muhammad Usama


Nihari may be a direct cooked stew from Indian subcontinent. Nihari word begins from the word Nihar which proposes Day since Nihari is really eaten up interior the morning supper. This formula is hugely well off and warm in nature and can be made utilizing Meat, Sheep or chicken. It is my own guarantee that this condition is one of  the finest, substantial, eatery fashion nihari formula you’ll ever discover. So we ought to get begun. Nihari consolidates a flavourful importance so consider that one can nearly taste the unhurried and deliberateness thought gone into collecting the fixings. Subsequently, the case that Nihari might be an affirmation from the mull over of Hikmat (Eastern domestic created medicate) comes as no shock, not solely was its utilization preventive against sinus, the typical cold and the starting of fever interior the winters of Delhi and Lucknow, it moreover got reputation as a food that kept one warm within the middle of dropping temperatures.

Here it is, from my kitchen to yours.


  • -(Caraway seeds) ½ tsp
  • (Star anise) ½ piece
  • (Bay leaves) 2
  • (Green cardamom) 4-5
  • (Black cardamom) 1
  • (Mace) 2 pieces
  • (Cloves) 7-8
  • (Nutmeg) ½ piece
  • (Long pepper) 2
  • (Black peppercorns) ½ tsp
  • (Cinnamon sticks) 2
  • (Citric acid) ¼ tsp
  • (Coriander seeds) 1 tbs
  • Water ½ Cup or as required
  • (Garlic) cloves 9-10
  • (Ginger) 1 inch piece
  • (Onion) fried ½ Cup
  • Water ½ Cup or as required
  • Cooking oil 1 Cup –
  • Beef bong 750g
  • (Salt) ½ tbs or to taste
  • (Kashmiri red chilli) powder 1 tbs
  • (Red chilli powder) 1 tbs or to taste
  • (Fennel powder) 1 tbs
  • (Cumin powder) 1 tbs
  • (Ginger powder) 1 tsp
  • Water 1 & ½ litres or as required
  • (Wheat flour) ½ Cup
  • (Ginger) julienne
  • (Green chilli) slices
  • Water ½ litre or as required
  • (Fresh coriander) chopped
  • Lemon

Step By Step Cooking Method

  • First Take a big size pan
  • In flavor mixer, add caraway seeds, star anise, bay leaves, green cardamom, black cardamom, mace, cloves, nutmeg, long pepper, black peppercorns, cinnamon sticks, citric acid, coriander seeds and pound to shape a coarse powder.
  • Take out in a bowl, add water, mix well and put in a secure spot.
  • In flavor mixer, add garlic, ginger, fried onion and water, blend to shape a glue and put in a secure spot.
  • In weight cooker, add cooking oil, ground paste, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes
  •  Include beef bong, mix well and cook for 18-20 minutes.
  • Include salt, kashmiri bronzed stew powder, red bean stew powder, mix well and cook for 8-10 minutes.
  • Include fennel powder,cumin powder,ginger powder and blend well.
  • Include water, mix well and carry it to boil, cover and weight cook until meat is delicate (20 minutes).
  • In water, add wheat flour and whisk well.
  • Include partitioned flour, mix endlessly and cook for 6-8 minutes.
  • Presently consolidate flavors blend and blend well, cover and cook on low fire until oil detaches (10-15 minutes).
  • -Save chilli oil for afterward use.
  • In serving dish,add nihari, cilli oil (tarri), ginger, green chilli, fresh coriander, lemon & serve and enojoy!

Nutritional Value

  • 51% 42g: Fat.
  • 39% 72g: Protein.

Time Required

  • Preparation Time: 2 to 3 hours
  • Serves: 7 – 8 Persons

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