Shahi Nihari Recipe in Urdu & English

Shahi-Nihari-Recipe-in-UrduMasala TV Recipes of Shahi Nihari by Chef Gulzar from Live At 9


Beef 1 kg (boiled)
Onion 1
Lemon 2
Star anise 4
Green chili 6
Oil 1 cup
Stock 4 cup
Coriander leaves ½ bunch
Mint leaves ½ bunch
Dry ginger powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1 tsp
All spice powder 1 tsp
Nutmeg ½ tsp
Mace ½ tsp
Chili powder 2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
Coriander powder 2 tsp
Cumin seeds 2 tsp
Fennel seeds 2 tsp
Wheat flour 4 tbsp
Salt to taste


In a pan, roast cumin seeds, star anise, nutmeg, mace, fennel seeds and dry ginger powder.

Now grind the roasted spices well.

Now add in chili powder, turmeric powder, fennel seeds, all spice powder and salt.

Mix well and divide the mixture in two parts.

Heat oil in pan, add ginger garlic paste and fry.

Mix spice mixture and coriander powder in 1 cup water and add to the oil.

Fry well. Add boiled beef and fry.

Now add stock and cook well till the mixture starts boiling.

Now roast wheat flour and dissolve in some water.

Put wheat mixture to the pan while moving spoon and cook for 10 minutes more.

Now turn the flame off.

In other pan heat ½ cup oil, add chopped onion and remaining roasted spice mixture.

Pour this on top of Nihari.

Serve with lemon cut into halves, chopped green chilies, coriander leaves and mint leaves.