How to Make Nihari

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Shank Meat for Nihari, Bones and Marrow Bones

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Nihari Ingredients, Spices and Yogurt

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Grind Fennel and Cardamom Seeds, Dried Ginger and Pipli finely.

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Add Salt, Black Peppercorns, Red Chili, Ground Coriander, Cumin and Pre-Ground Spices with Yogurt to Make a Paste

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Heat Oil and Fry Onions to Golden Brown.

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Add Ginger, Garlic and Fry for 2 Minutes. Then Add Flour and Roast.

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Add Paste You Made Lately Until Oil Comes Up

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Now Add Meat to the Paste

adding water and bones

When Meat is Cooked, Add 3 Liter Water and Bones

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Cook on Low Heat Until Meat is Tenderized

garnishing and topping

Items for Garnishing Nihari

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Making Nihari Recipe (in English)


  • Shanks Meat: 1 kg (large pieces)
  • Bones and Marrow Bones: 1 kg
  • Ground Garlic: 2 tablespoons
  • Salt: as per taste
  • Onions: 2 medium (chopped)
  • Black Peppercorns: 10 to 12
  • Red Pepper Powder: 2 tablespoons
  • Coriander Powder: 2 tablespoons
  • White Cumin: 1 tablespoon
  • Fennel Seeds: 1 tablespoon
  • Cardamom Seeds: 1 teaspoon
  • Dried Ginger: 1 teaspoon
  • Pipli: 1 teaspoon
  • (It is an ingredient of all spice powder like a grey colored round stick)
  • Yogurt: 1 cup
  • Flour: 1/2 cup
  • Lemon: 1
  • Oil: 1 cup

For Garnishing:

  • Thin sliced ginger
  • This sliced green chilies
  • Chopped green coriander
  • Diced lemon


  1. Grind fennel seeds, cardamom seeds, dried ginger and pipli and place aside.
  2. Add salt, black peppercorns, red pepper, coriander powder, cumin and recently ground spice to yogurt.
  3. Pour oil in a pan and fry for 2 to 3 minutes on medium heat. Then add onions and fry until golden brown.
  4. Add garlic to fried onions and fry for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add flour and roast unless it releases aroma.
  6. Now put spices into pan which you mixed lately with yogurt. Roast until oil comes up. Now add meat and cook well and also add bones and marrow bones.
  7. Then add 3 liter water and cook on medium heat (3 to 4 hours) until meat is tenderized. When meat is fully tender and nihari is thick, add lemon juice and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.
  8. When oil comes up, nihari is ready.
  9. Serve with ginger, green chilies, coriander, lemon and naans.

How to Make Nihari Recipe | Mutton Nihari Recipe is a most famous traditional cooking recipe. Many people are addicted to eat Nihari once in a week especially during winter season. It is very easy to prepare and gives you Finger Licking taste of Special Pakistani Dishes. Learn how to make nihari at home with this easy step by step recipe and give your views and also don’t forget to share it with your friends.

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Reviews & Comments

Pakistan Ki sbse famous dish.. Everyone loves Nihari.. mthis time i will make this nihari, because mein kaafi recipes kfoods se bana chuki hn.. In ShaAllah yeh nihari bhi banaugi

  • Laiba junaid, Lahore

Nihari step by step recipe is only what I was searching for! From flavors to all the creation in the background. This recipe for making Nihari is so simple that a working woman like me can simply manage time to make them. Thanks for sharing such an simple recipe.

  • wania rehan, Wazirabad

Nehari is something one can never miss eating. Will make it today in night by following this one of a kind recipe posted here. I will include lesser flavor yet. I am certain that everybody will cherish it completely!

  • farah amjad, Lahore

Nihari is a best food for pakitani.. All Pakitanis like the Nihari.. Mere ghar mein sb bohat shauq se khatay hein. meri choti behan ko nihari achi banani nahe aati and she is married next month. tou mein usko yahan se step by step recipe dikha ke sikha rahi hun.. bohat jald seekh jayegi.. thank mera kaam is step by step nihari recipe se bohat asaan hogaya hay

my husband like nehari alot i will make it for him it will be tasty and very easy to make and would love to eat nehari its too tasty .

  • laraib, ISL