Lucknow Special Nihari Recipe

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Nihari
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When talking about the food of Lucknow, how can we not drool over Nihari? It is one of the best delicacies of Lucknow. Hot Nahari with Kulcha, just the thought is mouthwatering, so why not cook it at home?

Nihari is a robust meat curry, which is simmered overnight with spices & special herbs on a low fire, that is best served with a warm, fluffy kulcha or Khamir. So, try this authentic Lucknow nihari recipe at home.

Ingredient
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A bowl of Nihari contains 559  calories:

  • Total Fat 41g
  • Saturated Fat 9.9g
  • Trans Fat 0.9g
  • Cholesterol 109mg
  • Sodium 179mg
  • Potassium 482mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 14g
  • Dietary Fiber 2.6g
  • Sugars 0.2g
  • Protein 35g
Prepare time: 15 mins
Cook: 1 hr 30 mins
Ready in: 1 hr 45 mins

Ingredients For Lucknavi Nihari

Ingredient
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For Nihari Masala 

  • 5 gms Green cardamom
  • 3 gms mace
  • 1 gms Allspice
  • 4-5 long pepper
  • 2 gms Stone flower
  • 3 gms black cumin seeds
  • 2 dried galangal
  • ½ gms Vetiver roots
  • 1-inch cinnamon stick
  • 20 gms black pepper
  • 5 gms dried rose petals

For Nihari 

  • ½ cup mustard oil
  • 1 tbsp garlic juice
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4-5 cloves
  • 2-3 black cardamom
  • 700 gms onion, sliced
  • 1 kg lamb /mutton
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 5 gms red chilli powder
  • 15 gms Turmeric powder
  • 12-15 gms coriander powder
  • 1 ½ cup curd
  • 2 tbsp wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp prepared nihari masala
  • 1 tbsp kewra water

For Tira 

  • 1 tbsp Prepared nihari masala
  • ½ cup Ghee
  • 1 ½ tbsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp Kewra water
  • For Garnish
  • Coriander leaves
  • Onion, chopped
  • Lemon wedges
  • Khamiri roti

Preparation

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    1. Take a deep handi, and heat mustard oil and let it smoke.
    2. Sprinkle some garlic juice.
    3. Now, add bay leaves, cloves, black cardamom, onion and saute them really well.
    4. Next, put the lamb, salt according to taste, and ginger garlic paste and roast them properly.
    5. In a bowl, turmeric powder,add red chilli powder, , coriander powder and curd.
    6. Combine them well.
    7. Put the curd mixture into the handi and add water as required, and mix evenly.
    8. Cover and cook on low flame till the mutton is completely cooked.

Serve hot and enjoy with khamiri roti or Kulcha.