Nihari (Pakistani Stew)

Recipe by grapefruit
READY IN: 5hrs 15mins
SERVES: 3-4
YIELD: 1 litre
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil in a heavy based pot.
  • Add meat and fry it a little.
  • Add salt, chili powder, turmeric, coriander powder and ginger paste.
  • Mix well. Add a little water.
  • Dissolve flour in half a cup of water and add this to the meat and bring to boil.
  • Grind all the whole spices ( spice mix).
  • Put all the ground spices in a fine cotton cloth bundle.
  • and add to meat.
  • OR grind them till powdery fine and add them to the meat.
  • Add 3-4 cups of water; cover and leave to tenderize on very low flame. It can take up to 5 - 6 hours if using chicken and more if using beef.
  • When meat has softened remove the bundle of spices and make the curry into desired consistency.
  • To Garnish--Fry some onion slices in a little oil until golden brown and add to Nihari.
  • Also garnish with fresh coriander, ginger and green chilies.
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