Weekends are usually easy meal options.. But today I decided to change it up. So we are having this instead 😉 its Nihari. (A slow cooked spicy Mutton stew). Haven’t served it up yet – this is a pic from my first attempt 😋

The word “Nihar” originated from the Arabic word, “Nahar” which means “morning”. It was originally eaten by Nawabs in the Mughal Empire as a breakfast item after their morning prayers.

Nihari was developed in Old Delhi, India, during the reign of the Mughal Empire. Muslim Nawabs (Noblemen) would eat Nihari after their sunrise prayers (Fajr), after which they would take naps until the afternoon Muslim prayers (Zhuhr). Thinking of channeling my inner noble(wo)man and attempt a nap…. 🙄let’s see how that plays out 😅


Recipe:-Mubina Ajaz  @mubina_18

Take 500grm mutton and 200grm bones. Wash. Now take oil in a pot add 1 sliced onion braise for 5 minutues or till golden pink color. Now add mutton and bones add 1 teaspoon ginger 1-1⁄2 teaspoon garlic salt to taste cook for this 3-5 minutes now add 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1-1⁄2 teaspoon dhana powder 1 teaspoon Garam masala 2 tablespoon Shan Nihari masala add little water and cook on medium heat till oil separated. Now mix water and 1⁄2 cup all purpose flour (I adjusted to just a few tablespoons) and add in mutton.mix all together and keep heat slow. Take other pot add oil and 1 sliced onion fry till golden brown and add onion with oil in mutton mixture mix well. Cover the pot and cook on slow flame till mutton cook well done. Serve hot. Sprinkle on top julienne ginger,chopped coriander and mint sliced green chilies and lemon juice. Serve with roti naan or rice.…


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