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Traditional Nihari

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This is a traditional brunch item from Pakistan - served with Naan bread. This recipe is simple to put together but takes more than normal cooking time.
Traditional Nihari recipe

Total servings: 5-6
Pre-Prep time:
Preperation time: 2-3 hrs
Occasion: Any
Cuisine: Pakistani
Effort: Average
Best for: All
How to serve: Hot


2 kg Beef Undercut
1 tsp Dry Ginger
1 tsp "Saunf"
1 tsp Cumin Seeds ("Zeera")
Green Cardamoms
4 to 5 Glass water
1 tsp Tumeric Powder
1 tbsp Ginger + Garlic Paste
Cup Flour(mixed with water)
Red Chilli Powder To Taste
Salt To Taste
2 Onions Cut Finely1 Cup Butter Oil ("Ghee")
Or any Cooking Oil


First heat oil and put in the onions till brown.
Then put the beef and mix well.
Then put ginger,saunf,zeera and cardamoms and mix well.
Then add tumeric powder,ginger+garlic paste, red chilli powder, salt and ghee and stir well.
Let it cook till beef is tender.
Make paste of flour and add in it and continuously mix it.
Cook for another 10 minutes.
Just before serving, put freshly fried onions alongwith hot ghee.
Serve the delicious spicy nihari with sliced ginger, green chillies and corriander leaves.

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