Paya Nihari Or Nalli Nihari Recipe

Paya Nihari or Nalli Nihari is a traditional Pakistani and Indian dish made with slow-cooked lamb trotters or bone marrow. It is a rich and flavorful curry that is often enjoyed as a special dish during festive occasions or as a hearty meal. The dish is known for its tender meat, aromatic spices, and thick gravy. It is usually served with naan or rice, and garnished with fresh coriander and ginger slices.

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35minstotal
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25minsCook
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Ingredients for Paya Nihari Or Nalli Nihari Recipe

  • 1/4 kilogram Lamb Trotters Or Bone Marrow
  • 3/4 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 Onions, Sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 cup Yogurt
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves, For Garnish
  • as per your need Ginger Slices, For Garnish

Directions: Paya Nihari Or Nalli Nihari Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Clean and wash the lamb trotters or bone marrow thoroughly.
  • STEP 2.In a large pot, heat oil and add sliced onions. Cook until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add ginger-garlic paste, red chili powder, turmeric powder, and coriander powder. Cook for a minute.
  • STEP 4.Add the lamb trotters or bone marrow to the pot and cook on high heat for a few minutes.
  • STEP 5.Reduce the heat to low and add yogurt, salt, and garam masala. Mix well.
  • STEP 6.Cover the pot and let it simmer on low heat for 4-5 hours, or until the meat is tender and the gravy thickens.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander and ginger slices before serving.
  • STEP 8.Serve hot with naan or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • You can pressure cook the lamb trotters or bone marrow to save time.
  • For a richer flavor, you can add a spoonful of ghee (clarified butter) at the end.
  • Nihari tastes even better when reheated the next day, as the flavors develop further.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Nihari can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the Nihari on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve Nihari with naan, rice, or roti for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
693
calories per serving
65 g Fat4 g Protein27 g Carbs11 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    65g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Carbs
    27g
  • Fiber
    11g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    27g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Fiber
    11g

Fats

  • Fat
    65g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    183mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    164mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    34mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    10mg
  • Vitamin E
    10mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    61mg
  • Manganese
    6mg
  • Phosphorus
    71mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp