Mutton Nihari

Let’s explore a very scrumptious mutton nihari recipe. It’s perfect for the friend’s parties, or to eat in breakfast, dinner or lunch.

 

Ingredients:

  • Mutton: 1 kg (medium sized pieces)
  • All-purpose flour: 2 tablespoons dissolved in 1/4 cup Water
  • Cinnamon stick: 1 medium
  • Bay leaves: 2 pcs
  • Cloves: 8 pcs
  • Ginger & Garlic paste: 2 tbsp
  • Red Chilli powder: 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder: 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Yogurt: 3 tbsp
  • All-spice powder: 2 tbsp
  • Cooking Oil or Ghee: 1/2 cup
  • Nutmeg: few pinches
  • Cardamom: 2 pcs

 

Spice masala (grind following ingredients to make fine powder):

  • Fennel seeds: 2 tbsp
  • Whole black pepper Corns: 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seed: 1/2 tsp

 

 

Garnishing Ingredients:

  • Onion: 1 (cut into thin strips – fried to brown)
  • Green chillies: 2 chopped
  • Ginger: 2 strips (thin sliced)
  • Coriander leaves 3 tbsp (chopped)

Directions:

  1. Wash and clean the pieces of mutton.
  2. Heat oil in a cooking pan, add cloves, bay leaves, cinnamon stick and ginger garlic paste.
  3. Add mutton to the pan and fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, yogurt, all-spice powder and fry until oil is separated.
  5. Add nutmeg powder, cardamom, spice masala and 3 cups of water; cook at low flame for 3 to 4 hours.
  6. Finally, add the flour water and cook for nearly 10 minutes.
  7. Delicious mutton nihari is ready.
  8. Now sprinkle garnishing items i.e. coriander leaves, sliced ginger, browned onions and green chillies.
  9. Serve hot with chappati, naan or boiled rice.