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Prep Time
10 - 15 Mins
Cook Time

40 - 35 Mins

6 - 8
This hearty Nehari recipe is the perfect warming lunch or dinner - it combines beef with seasonings for a tasty meal. The mild gravy taste of Nehari will enhance when you temper it with oil based spices.
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  • Beef 1 kg (boiled)
  • Onion 1
  • Lemon 2
  • Star anise 4
  • Green chili 6
  • Oil 1 cup
  • Stock 4 cup
  • Coriander leaves ½ bunch
  • Mint leaves ½ bunch
  • Dry ginger powder 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • All spice powder 1 tsp
  • Nutmeg ½ tsp
  • Mace ½ tsp
  • Chili powder 2 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
  • Coriander powder 2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds 2 tsp
  • Fennel seeds 2 tsp
  • Wheat flour 4 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

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Cooking Directions

  1. In a pan, roast cumin seeds, star anise, nutmeg, mace, fennel seeds and dry ginger powder.

  2. Now grind the roasted spices well.

  3. Now add in chili powder, turmeric powder, fennel seeds, all spice powder and salt.

  4. Mix well and divide the mixture in two parts.

  5. Heat oil in pan, add ginger garlic paste and fry.

  6. Mix spice mixture and coriander powder in 1 cup water and add to the oil.

  7. Fry well. Add boiled beef and fry.

  8. Now add stock and cook well till the mixture starts boiling.

  9. Now roast wheat flour and dissolve in some water.

  10. Put wheat mixture to the pan while moving spoon and cook for 10 minutes more.

  11. Now turn the flame off.

  12. In other pan heat ½ cup oil, add chopped onion and remaining roasted spice mixture.

  13. Pour this on top of Nihari.

  14. Serve with lemon cut into halves, chopped green chilies, coriander leaves and mint leaves.

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Comments posted by users for Nehari recipe:

  1. I like this recipes it is really delious

    on Jun 3 2015 3:27AM Report Abuse WILMORNEY VERMEULEN
  2. What is stock..?? If we cant get thn what can be used instead of stock..?

    on Feb 24 2015 12:10PM Report Abuse DROOD FATIMA
  3. Guest, Please see method step number 12. In other pan heat half cup oil, add chopped onion and remaining roasted spice mixture.

    on Jun 4 2012 12:42PM Report Abuse Guest
  4. when to add the onion?

    on Jun 4 2012 9:22AM Report Abuse Guest

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