Nihari is a brilliantly smooth flour based stew with moderate cooked sheep and a store of flavors. This sheep nihari recipe takes ~4 hours to cook anyway it’s definitely not hard to gather. To get the best flavor, the sheep is cooked on very low warmth for upto 4 hours.

For the most part Nihari was cooked for the duration of the night and a while later served to the Mughal Kings of Delhi in breakfast after the morning petitions.


From the glorious kitchens of the Mughals, the dish has now crossed all edges of area, religion, and course. In any case, since it takes a long time, directly around 5 hour, to cook Nihari, it is generally put something aside for exceptional occasions like Eid dinners and various festivals.

The principal event when I had nalli nihari was after my marriage when I was examining the universe of non-veggie lover cooking. I was revealed to it was one of the dishes that has changed over various veggie sweethearts. I venerated the nihari stew and I could see how among Sikander and daddy the whole 1/2 kg sheep nihari was done in just a single dinner. That inferred I expected to make sense of how to make nihari.


In India, nihari is commonly made with sheep or gosht which is goat meat. The shank package is what is favored for making Nihari. Nihari can in like manner be made with chicken, sheep, or burger.

I had asked my Pakistani neighbor and she said that both sheep and meat nihari are customary plans in Pakistan.



beef-nihariMuch equivalent to garam masala, Nihari masala is a mix of whole fragrant flavors. The whole flavors like cardamom, fennel, cloves, nutmeg, dry ginger, etc are stewed and a short time later ground to a powder. The masala mix is best when orchestrated new yet you can make it greater sums and store in a water/air confirmation compartment. The hand made nihari masala keeps well for up to a half year and can be used for cooking other vegetarian and non-veggie darling curries as well.

Take a gander at my glossary of Indian flavors for an overview of flavors and their names in both Hindi and English.

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Fixings (1cup = 240ml; 1tbsp = 15ml; 1tsp = 5ml)

1 kg sheep , in a perfect world shank partition (cut into 8-10 pieces)

4 tbsp Ghee/Clarified margarine

2 medium onions , finely cut

1 tsp ginger stick

1 tsp garlic stick

Salt to taste

2 tsp coriander powder

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

3 tbsp wheat flour

3 tbsp nihari masala



Chicken-Nihari-Recipe-31 tbsp cumin seeds

2 tsp fennel seeds

1 tsp soonth dry ginger

5-6 green cardamoms

2 dull cardamoms

4-5 cloves

1 limits leaf

1 inch cinnamon stick

8-10 dull peppercorns

1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

for beautify

1 inch ginger , cut into this strips

4-5 stalks fresh coriander leaves

1 tbsp lime juice


1. Spot sonf and sonth on mulmul material and tie this like a potli.

2. Cut chicken in 8-10 pieces. Use chicken with bones.

3. Warmth up ghee and fry onion… .on loosen up onion, consolidate chicken… increase fire and mix… .cook till chicken concealing lil change… place potli in chicken and cook more till

4. Water of chicken dry.

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5. In one cup of water consolidate ginger, garlic stick… mix… .recollect for chicken with salt..mix well.

6. Exactly when its beginnings percolating consolidate red bean stew powder and cook well until water of ginger, garlic stick dry. Slow fire.

7. The onion will mix in sauce by then incorporate water the sum you need its juices. Ideally 2 glass of water. Check salt on this point… spread and augmentation fire.

8. Mix lal aata in 1 cup of water… .recollect stick for sauce continuously to thick it. Do whatever it takes not to remember all paste for the twofold. It’s up to you how much thick sauce you need. Mix on high fire.

9. Mix garam masala in ¼ cup of water and recollect it for thick sauce… mix and spread.


10. Keep it on dum for 2-3 minutes. (do whatever it takes not to cook ensuing to including garam masala just keep dum)

11. For a splendid result. Off the fire after dum and leave it 3-4 hours(don’t uncover it).

12. Take out chicken and ghee which is on top from sauce.

13. Freely heat up sauce before serving.

14. Spot chicken in a serving dish, pour hot sauce and ghee on top, adorn with ginger cut and serve.

About Ali Khalid

Ali Khalid is a blogger as well youtuber, i work on Youtube Food Channel and share the cooking methods step by step in video, now i had decided to share my all recipe with all of my food lovers.

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