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Beef Nihari

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Nihari is a nice beef recipe. It is a Pakistani recipe made for you. Watch the video and learn how to make it.
  Beef shank/Shin/ stew pieces 750 Gram
  Bone pieces 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, finely sliced
  Ginger piece 1 , roughly crushed
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Sauf 1 Teaspoon (Aniseed)
  Ginger garlic paste 1 Tablespoon
  Plain flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Masala 1 Tablespoon
  Sauf 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Laung/Cloves 2
  Coriander 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon

Heat oil in a pan, add ginger and garam masala pieces to it.
Add onion, fry until they are light brown.
Now add Nihari masala, ginger-garlic paste.
Put 1 teaspoon of tomato puree.
Add some water and the meat.
Add salt and some water if needed.
Add the bones and some more water to cover meat and bones.
Cover it and let it boil on high flame.
Then lower the flame and let it simmer for 4-5 hours.
When meat is tender, take out bones and leave them aside.
Thicken up nihari by adding corn flour water mixture.
Grind spices in a mortar and add to the meat.
For final baghar, heat oil, add grated onions and fry them.
When the onions are done mix them into meat.
Separate bone marrow and use it for decoration.
Serve nihari.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
240 Minutes
Ready In: 
245 Minutes
Pakistani Beef Stew
Want a delicious beef stew recipe from the Nawab's Kitchen? Well, the chef in this video reveals one of the most secret recipe that is Beef Nihari. She slow cooks the beef shanks with onion garlic and a very specific Nihari masala or spice mix and tempers it with browned onion. The spices are freshly grounded in a mortar and pestle and added at the end of cooking o retain all its good aromas. The dish is absolutely mouth watering.

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