Chicken Nihari

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• Chicken Boneless 1 Kg
• Oil 1 Cup
• Onion Chopped 2
• Salt A Pinch
• Turmeric 1 Tsp
• All Spice 1 Tsp
• Ginger Garlic Paste 1 Tbsp
• Chili Powder 1 Tbsp
• Wheat Flour 3 Tbsp
• Nihari Masala 2 To 3 Tbsp
• Chicken Bones 1 Kg
• Black Cardamoms 6
• Fennel Seeds 1 Tsp
• Whole Coriander 1 Tbsp
• Dry Ginger Powder 4 Tbsp
• Salt To Taste
• To Garnish:
• Coriander Leaves Chopped 1 Bunch
• Lemon 3
• Green Chilies Chopped 4
• Ginger Sliced 2 Tbsp
How to make Chicken Nihari


• In a pan put together 1 kg chicken boneless, 4 tbsp dry ginger powder, 1 tbsp coriander seeds, 1 tsp fennel seeds, 6 black cardamoms and salt to taste.
• Cook well till stock is ready. Strain and keep aside.
• Heat 1 cup oil in a pan, add in 2 chopped onion and fry till golden brown in color.
• Remove and keep aside till crisp. Crush the brown onion with hands and add to the ½ cup yogurt.
• In pan of oil add 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste, 1 tbsp chili powder, 1 tsp all spice powder, 1 tsp turmeric and fry well, now add chicken and fry well.
• Now add 2 to 3 tbsp Nehari Masala and fry well and add prepared stock.
• Cook over low flame till chicken is tender and oil floats on top.
• Now roast 3 tbsp wheat flour on a hot griddle.
• Make into paste with water as required and add to the Nehari mixture (stir continuously).
• Cook till thickens.
• Add chopped ginger, chopped coriander leaves, lemon juice, chopped green chilies and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
• Ready to serve with Naan.
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Great timing for this recipe, chicken is already available in a cheap rates (Karachi) . I will definitely try it to cook for my father in law on this weekend, please also share some tips about this recipe that will help me to prepare a delicious recipe

  • Alisha Naz, Karachi

Mjhe ye recipe agr urdu me mil jaye to or asan hojayege mere liye

  • Muzammil, Karachi

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  • Bushra Zeeshan, Sharjah

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  • Sima Noor, Lahore