Friday, January 30, 2009


Hi friends back with a new recipe again..this i learnt my from my mom-in-law,i used to have it with full farmaish with atleast 5 rotis all for my self.Here winter has almost ended n we have had this dish on every weekend.Nihari is a traditional recipe and u will love every bit of it.Its made of goats trotters and is in a soup form.Traditionally in the past or say even now most of the people make it by boiling it on low fire over night ..and the result is awesome u must try this way atleast once.You can also pressure cook the meat.Coming to the recipe u will need a special masala called potli ka masala that is easily available in all indian and pakistani stores..or you can also look for nihari masala or paya masala.Hope u all will love this traditional recipe... INGREDIENTS: STEP 1
  1. Goats legs(paya) 12
  2. Onion (medium) 1 sliced finely
  3. Green chilles 8-9
  4. Ginger-Garlic paste 3Tbspns
  5. Red chilli powder 2Tspns
  6. Turmeric Powder 1/4Th Tspn
  7. Mint leaves 1/2 bunch
  8. Cilantro/Coriander leaves 1 bunch
  9. Salt to taste
  1. Onion 1medium sliced finely
  2. Ginger-Garlic paste 1Tbspn
  3. Green chilles 6-8
  4. Red chilli powder 1Tspn(add more if u want it to be spicy)
  5. Turmeric powder 1/4th Tspn
  6. Garam Masala powder1 Tspn
  7. Wheat flour 2handfuls
  8. Potli ka masala(1 packet) or nihari or paya masala 1pack
  9. Fresh ginger pieces(1"inch)
  10. Mint leaves 1/2 bunch
  11. Cilantro/Coriander leaves 1 bunch
  12. Salt to taste
  13. Oil for cooking
  • Pressure cook the paya with step 1 ingredients and enough water for 45 minutes along with potli ka masala till tender(tie your potli ka masala in a small muslin cloth) or You can cook on low flame in a vessel till the meat condenses(keep adding water if the water evaporates).
  • Now heat about 4-5Tbspns of oil in a big vessel.
  • Add the sliced onions along with green chilles ,when the onions turn golden brown in colour add the ginger-garlic paste along with fresh ginger pieces.
  • Also add red chilli powder,turmeric powder,salt,garam masala.
  • Now add wheat flour and fry well till it gets properly roasted..all this while cook on low flame or you will burn your maslas.
  • Add the step 1 condensed meat along with its soup.Also add nihari masala/paya masla if u dint add your potli ka masla in the step 1.
  • Add enough water so that the consistency of the nihari is soupy.
  • Add mint and coriander leaves and boil for some time.
Serve along with hot parathas or nan.