Chicken Nihari Recipe By Zubaida Tariq

Chicken Nihari Recipe By Zubaida Tariq


Chicken Nihari Recipe By Zubaida Tariq
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
40 mins

Nihari is a mouthwatering meaty dish. Here is a tasty Chicken Nihari Recipe By Zubaida Tariq for chicken lovers. Follow this Chicken Nihari Recipe and make it at home  and enjoy this yummy recipe with your family.This recipe of Chicken Nihari can be prepared in 35 min for 4 people.  

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
Servings: 4
Chef: Zubaida Tariq
  • 1 kg chicken boneless
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 bunch coriander leaves
  • 2 onions
  • 4 chopped green chilies
  • 4 lemons
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • ½ tbsp all spice powder
  • 2 tbsp chopped ginger
  • ½ tbsp red chili powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 2 tbsp nihari masala
  • 3-4 roasted flour
For stock:
  • 1 kg bones
  • 6 large cardamoms
  • 4-5 cups Water
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • Tbsp whole coriander
  • 4 tbsp dry ginger
Cooking Method
  1. Wash the bones thoroughly well and boil them in water along with cardamoms, dry ginger, coriander seeds, fennel seeds and salt. Cook it well and then take it off the heat.

  2. Heat oil in a deep pot over medium heat. Sauté the onions until golden brown. Take them out on tissue paper so they remain crisp. 

  3. Now add in yoghurt, onions, turmeric, ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, chopped coriander, all spice powder mix well and add in the chicken pieces together.

  4. Cook it for a few minutes and add in the nihari masala. 

  5. Cook for a few more minutes and add in the stock. Then, when the chicken gets tender, add in roasted flour to the nihari and stir it really well. 

  6. Garnish in lemon juice, green chilies, coriander and ginger and place the lid to let it take in all the flavors. Chicken Nihari is ready to be served.

Serving Suggestions

Serve hot with Naan or Khameeri Roti. 

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