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Shan Nihari Recipe

Shan Nihari Ingredients

  • Shan Nihari Recipe
    Shan Nihari Recipe

    1kg Beef/Mutton/Chicken, cut into 4-6 large pieces

  • 11/2kg Knuckle/Marrow Bones
  • 250g Ghee/Oil
  • 100-150g Wheat Flour (ferina)
  • 1 Onion, finely sliced
  • 1/2tsp Garlic Paste
  • Shan Nihari Curry Mix

How to make Shan Nihari

  • In a large pot, heat 150g of ghee, add the garlic, stir and add the meat, bones and Shan Nihari Mix. Fry for a few minutes and add 10 glasses water.
  • Cover and cook on a very low heat until the meat is tender. (For beef 6-8 hours, for mutton 4-6 hours).
  • Mix the flour with 3 cups of water and add this gradually to the meat juices, stirring constantly to mix evenly. Remove the bones and cook on a high heat for 15 minutes.
  • Heat the remaining ghee and cook the sliced onion until golden brown.
  • Add the onions to the Nihari, cover and simmer for 30 minutes on a low heat.
  • Shan Nihari Recipe is ready to serve.
  • Serve garnished with finely chopped green chillies, ginger and lime juice, accompanied by hot naan breads.

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