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Beef Nihari | Beef Stew & Slow-Cooker Nihari | is a hearty beef stew with large chunks of tender fall-apart beef shanks in a silky and mouth watering gravy. This authentic Nihari recipe from the Indian subcontinent is so easy and includes slow cooker instructions and tips to lighten it up.

Beef Nihari | Beef Stew & Slow-Cooker Nihari |

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Beef Nihari ( Beef Stew & Slow-Cooker Nihari )

Traditionally, braised shanks were slow-cooked overnight with bones, onions, and homemade spices, turning it into a breakfast feast by morning. The meat is meltingly soft, falling apart into the rich and silky gravy. It is then devoured with fresh Roti (Chapati & Phulka) or phulka. 

Beef Nihari | Beef Stew & Slow-Cooker Nihari | a delicacy that is cooked with bones, and the marrow is scooped out and added back to the stew, making it richer. Although enjoyed year-round, nihari can be a real treat in wintertime. You can say that this braised beef shanks stew recipe is a slow cooker.

This easy Slow Cooker Beef Nihari is made from tender pieces of beef slow-cooked until tender and then served with naan for a complete meal!

Beef Nihari is a classic recipe that is sure to become a family favorite. Making this easy dinner from scratch will give you all the retro vibes! No artificial masala in this recipe, but it’s definitely flexible enough to create some shortcuts for yourself!

This is a great recipe if you’re looking to feed your family on a budget. It’s cozy and hearty comfort food classic for weeknights and lazy weekends. Once it’s in the slow cooker it is hands-off until the meat is tender and your house smells incredible.

This easy beef Nihari will come together with a few minutes of prep time and the low and slow cooking time is worth the wait!

My family loves when slow cooker beef Nihari is served naan. Sometimes we’ll do Boil Rice too.

FAQS

How to Store Leftovers?

Slow cooker beef Nihari can be stored in the fridge for up to 4 days. Be sure to keep it covered in an airtight container.
Reheat in the microwave, the stovetop, or the slow cooker to enjoy it the next day!

Beef Nihari | Beef Stew & Slow-Cooker Nihari |

How To Make Beef Nihari Step-by-Step Image

Heat 1/2 cup of oil.And add onion sliced and fry onion sliced until golden.

Add 1 kg of beef bones and fry until golden.then add 1 tablespoon of ginger paste,1 tablespoon of garlic paste and fry again.

Add 2 bay leaf.

Now add Following Spices powder.

  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoons of Red chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon of cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Mace powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg powder
  • 2 tablespoons of Coriander powder.
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cloves powder
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of black pepper powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of green cardamom powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black cardamom powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon powder

Now add 1/3 cup of whisk yogurt and mix well and cook for a few minutes.

Add water as needed.I have 4 cups of water and bring it to a boil Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for 1 hours or until beef is tender and shreds easily.

Take a bowl add 4 tablespoons of wheat flour and pour 1/4 cup of water until smooth Paste.

Slowly Add prepared wheat mixture and keep stirring.

Once the Nihari start boiling the reduce the flame and simmer slowly for 20 minutes until the Nihari is thick and oil rises on the top.

Beef Nihari | Beef Stew & Slow-Cooker Nihari |

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Beef Nihari

Beef Nihari | Beef Stew & Slow-Cooker Nihari | is a hearty beef stew with large chunks of tender fall-apart beef shanks in a silky and mouth watering gravy. This authentic Nihari recipe from the Indian subcontinent is so easy and includes slow cooker instructions and tips to lighten it up.
Prep Time 28 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Course curry recipes
Cuisine Pakistan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 kg Beef boti
  • 1/3 cup Yogurt
  • 1/2 Cup Oil
  • 2 tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp Red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp Mace powder
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp cloves powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp black cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp green cardamom powder
  • 4 cups Water
  • 4 tbsp wheat flour
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 2 medium sized onion

Instructions
 

  • Heat 1/2 cup of oil.And add onion sliced and fry onion sliced until golden.
  • Add 1 kg of beef bones and fry until golden.then add 1 tablespoon of ginger paste,1 tablespoon of garlic paste and fry again.
  • Add 2 bay leaf.
  • Now add Following Spices powder.
  • Now add 1/3 cup of whisk yogurt and mix well and cook for a few minutes.
  • Add water as needed.I have 4 cups of water and bring it to a boil Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for 1 hours or until beef is tender and shreds easily.
  • Take a bowl add 4 tablespoons of wheat flour and pour 1/4 cup of water until smooth Paste.
  • Slowly Add prepared wheat mixture and keep stirring.
  • Once the Nihari start boiling the reduce the flame and simmer slowly for 20 minutes until the Nihari is thick and oil rises on the top.

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Keyword beef Nihari, beef stew, Nihari

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