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.
- 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
- Onion: 1 (cut into thin strips – fried to brown)
- Green chillies: 2 chopped
- Ginger: 2 strips (thin sliced)
- Coriander leaves 3 tbsp (chopped)
- Wash and clean the pieces of mutton.
- Heat oil in a cooking pan, add cloves, bay leaves, cinnamon stick and ginger garlic paste.
- Add mutton to the pan and fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, yogurt, all-spice powder and fry until oil is separated.
- Add nutmeg powder, cardamom, spice masala and 3 cups of water; cook at low flame for 3 to 4 hours.
- Finally, add the flour water and cook for nearly 10 minutes.
- Delicious mutton nihari is ready.
- Now sprinkle garnishing items i.e. coriander leaves, sliced ginger, browned onions and green chillies.
- Serve hot with chappati, naan or boiled rice.