Nalli Nihari Recipe

Nalli Nihari is the star of Mughlai cuisine after biryani. Nihari dates back to the Nawabi days and is cooked overnight for 6 – 8 hours in a special Nihari Masala. Nihari is the national dish of Pakistan and is served for breakfast along with Naan.

Cooking time
480 min
Preparation time
10 min
Serves
4
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45

Fit Foodie Recipe Score

41

Regular Recipe Score

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This recipe scores more than regular recipe because it has leg of lamb is considered a lean cut of meat, meaning it has a low fat content.

Ingredients

  • 500 grams lamb leg pieces (nalli)
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons nihari masala
  • 2 medium onions, sliced 
  • 2 tablespoons saffola oil
  • 1/2 inch piece ginger, cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons whole-wheat flour (atta)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh coriander leaves, chopped

How to make Nalli Nihari

  • Heat 2 tablespoon saffola oil in a nonstick pan, add onions and sauté until golden
  • Add nalli and nihari masala and sauté for two minutes. Add four cups of water and cook under pressure for about eight whistles. This may take around half an hour
  • Open the lid when the pressure has reduced and transferred the contents into a kadhai.  Bring it to a boil. Add half the ginger and simmer for two minutes
  • Combine whole wheat flour with six tablespoons of water and mix well ensuring that there are no lumps. Add it to the nalli mixture and continue to simmer till it thickens
  • Add salt if necessary. Add lemon juice and stir
  • Serve garnished with remaining ginger and coriander leaves

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Comments

very nice recipe

very nice recipe

Aug 04, 2016

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I luv cooking vry much

I luv cooking vry much

Jul 17, 2016

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what is nihari masala ? what all ingredi...

what is nihari masala ? what all ingredients we use in nihari masala kindly mail ?

Jun 27, 2016

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It's really tasty......

It's really tasty......

Jun 23, 2016

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Superb recipes.

Superb recipes.

Jun 16, 2016

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Useful Article

Useful Article

Jun 13, 2016

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