Nihari Recipe

Nihari Recipe
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Nihari is a popular Hyderabadi recipe. It is a type of stew that was originated in Delhi. Learn how to make/prepare Nihari by following this easy recipe.
Nihari Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.2 / 10 (41 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1/2 kg Beef
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1tsp Chili powder
  • 4 tbsp Oil
  • 3 tbsp Flour
  • Salt to taste

    Spice mix:
  • 2 tsp Fennel seeds
  • 2 Small cardamom pods, seeds
  • 2 Whole black cardamom pods
  • 2 tsp Coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Whole black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 10 Cloves
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • Onion slices, coriander, ginger and green chilies for garnishing
How to make Nihari:
  • Take a heavy based pot and heat oil.
  • Fry the meat a little.
  • Mix salt, chili powder, turmeric, coriander powder, pepper and ginger paste.
  • Pour a little water.
  • Mix flour in half cup of water.
  • Add this mixture to the meat and boil it.
  • Grind all the spice mix until powdery fine.
  • Add this to the meat.
  • Add 3-4 cups of water cover and leave it to tenderize over very low heat.
  • It will take about 5 - 6 hours for chicken and more if using beef.
  • Fry some onion slices in oil until golden brown.
  • Garnish the Nihari with it.
  • Fresh coriander, ginger and green chilies can also be used for garnishing.

Reviews and Ratings:
naeem posted 25/09/2013
i also make nehari but this is very diffrent and I will try to make
recipetasty posted 19/09/2012
soo yummyyyy
attia posted 31/10/2010
aalaaaa recipe!, wonderful taste!