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Beef Nihari Recipe

Beef Recipe


Nihari is a stew from the Indian subcontinent consisting of slow-cooked meat, mainly shank meat of beef or lamb ,goat meat and chicken, along with bone marrow.

Beef Nihari Recipe

Ingredients for Beef Nihari:

  • 3 kg beef and some bones (for restaurant-style taste)
  • 2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 3 tbsp nihari masala
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp red chili powder
  • 2 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 cup of flour
  • Ginger
  • 1 tbsp Kashmiri red chili

Method for Preparation of Beef Nihari:

01In a cup of cooking oil, add ginger-garlic paste and let it cook in the oil for a minute.

02After that, add the beef and cook for 5-7 minutes. Add nihari masala and cook for another 10 minutes.

03Add some salt and red chili powder. You can adjust the spice level to your liking.

04Add 2 liters of water, cover the pot with a lid and cook the meat till its well done. You can also cook the meat inside a pressure cooker.

05In a bowl of flour, add some water until its forms a thick mixture. Add the mixture to the nihari along with some cumin seeds and a handful amount of ginger.

06In a pan with some oil, add some kashmiri red chili powder and heat the oil. This is a kind of colored chili oil to achieve the perfect "restaurant-style" taste.

Your nihari is ready! Garnish with some green chilies and ginger. Serve with naan and enjoy!

Adding all the spices to the beef
Adding flour mixture to give a thick texture to the nihari
Making chili oil for restaurant style taste
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