What is Nihari Gosht?

About Nihari Gosht Recipe: From the royal kitchens of the Mughals, Nihari Gosht is a traditional Muslim dish that has slowly took over taste buds of people across the borders. Nihari is a authentic dish which means a slow cooked mutton stew, which is said o be originated in the Awadhi kitchen of Lucknow.

What cut of meat is used for Nihari?

boneless beef shanks
What Cut of Meat to Use for Nihari. Nihari is typically made with boneless beef shanks, also called beef shins. Halal grocery stores will often have it labeled Nihari cut. You can also use pre-cut beef stew meat, which is essentially boneless beef that comes from the front shoulder (chuck) or rear muscle (round).

Can I use all purpose flour in Nihari?

Take out a cup of the stew liquid, cool for a minute, and stir in All-Purpose Flour (2 Tbsp) , whisking with a fork to form a slurry. Stir back into the pot, allow to cook uncovered for another 15 minutes, until the Nihari has thickened.

What is Nihari sauce?

Nihari (Bengali: নিহারী, Hindi: निहारी, Urdu: نہاری) is a stew from the Indian subcontinent consisting of slow-cooked meat, mainly shank meat of beef or lamb and mutton, goat meat and chicken, along with bone marrow. It is flavored with long pepper (pippali), a relative of black pepper.

Which part of beef is called bong?

The Shanks (Bong) Shin and shank cut is prepared from either Forequarter/Hindquarter legs. We also call this Bong Ka Gosht. The bone here has a lot of miq in it that’s filled with taste. The tastiest dish you get out of this is Nihari.

What spices are used in Nihari?

Just like garam masala, Nihari masala is a mix of whole aromatic spices. The whole spices like cardamom, fennel, cloves, nutmeg, dry ginger etc are roasted and then ground to a powder. The masala mix is best when prepared fresh but you can make it larger quantities and store in an airtight container.

How long does Nihari take to cook?

Sauté flour in a pan and add in the liquid to make a smooth runny paste. Add it slowly to the nihari and keep stirring. Stir it well to avoid lumps. Cook it for more than 45 minutes on low heat until the oil pops out.

Do you put yogurt in Nihari?

Yogurt: This ingredient gives a little tanginess to nihari. Onion: Brown onions help give some thickness to gravy and taste to Nihari. Ginger: This is the most important ingredient of garnish. We like it with loads of ginger and sliced chilies.

How do you fix spicy nihari?

Adding flour or nut paste is common in few Indian curries like Nihari, Kunna, cashew curry, and korma. This is a good option to reduce the spiciness of Indian food simultaneously adding a little thickness to the curry.

What does nihari taste like?

With it’s strong spices, beautifully tender meat, the sourness of the lemon, that bright leafy cilantro. If I had a last meal request it would be Nihari.

What is Bong Ka Gosht in English?

Ask you Meat seller for Nihari meat known as Bong ka Gosht in Urdu or Shin Meat in English.