Hot ‘n’ Spicy Nihari Recipe

Hot ‘n’ Spicy Nihari

Nihari is a very famous traditional dish of Pakistan. It is a type of stew cooked in fiery spices. Further more you build up the taste with the fresh chopped green chilies, ginger and lemon.

Hot 'n' Spicy Nihari recipe
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Check it out the Hot ‘n’ Spicy Nihari recipe here!!

Prep Time:20 minutes

Cook Time:2 hours 30 minutes

Servings: 6

Difficulty Level: Easy


  • 1 kg Beef Bong Ka Gosht or Mutton
  • 1 Nali (optional)
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1tbsp garlic paste
  • 2 cups ghee
  • 4 tbsp Nihari Masala Prepared
  • 1 cup flour (Atta)
  • 1/2 cup plain flour (maida)
  • 3 tbsp chilly Powder
  • salt to taste
  • 12 cups water

Masala For Nihari

  • 20 gm cinnamon sticks (dalchini)
  • 20 gm black cardamom
  • 20 gm green cardamom
  • 10 gm cloves
  • 1/4 cup saunf
  • 1/4 cup kas Kas
  • 10 gm javatri
  • 10 gm saunt
  • 20 gm kachri
  • 1/4 cup chana
  • 1/2 cup chilly Powder



Step 1

Heat ghee in a large pot over moderate heat.

Step 2

Add ginger garlic paste. Cook for 1 minutes or until lighlty browned.

Step 3

Add meat along with chilly powder, salt and nihari masala.

Step 4

Cook well by sprinkling little water.

Step 5

Add in nali and 12 cups hot water. Cover with a lid and cook for 2 minutes or until meat is almost tedner.

Step 6

In a small bowl, sift plain flour and atta together. Make a smooth paste with water.

Step 7

Pour over the meat to make thick gravy; stirring constantly. Cook on very low flame for 30 minutes or until gravy is thickened.

Step 8

Transfer into a large serving dish. Garnish with green chilies, lemon wedges and ginger. Hot ‘n’ Spicy Nihari is ready to serve

Serving Suggestions:

  • Serve with finely sliced ginger, chopped green chillies, lemon, coriander leaves and tandoori Naan.

If you like Hot ‘n’ Spicy Nihari  Recipe and make it then let me know your feedback by commenting below.And if you know more innovative ways in which we can utilize this mouth watering Hot ‘n’ Spicy Nihari, do share with us and we would be glad to give it a try.

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4 responses to “Hot ‘n’ Spicy Nihari Recipe”

  1. shabbo Avatar

    ma sha ALLAH . excillent result. may ny salt aur pepper bahut km rakha. aur flour/ myda fry kr k dala.Thank you 4 this wounderful NEHARI recipe .

    1. shabbo Avatar

      sorry,fri NHI roast kr k dala chilli powder only o1 tesp dala . 🙂

    2. Bushrah Avatar

      thanks for the positive feedback :))

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