Nalli Nihari Recipe - Melt in the mouth mutton curry cooked with a special flavourful masala

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Lamb leg pieces (nalli), Ghee

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Main Course_Mutton

Nalli Nihari

Nalli Nihari Recipe - how to make Nalli Nihari


Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Lamb leg pieces (nalli) 500 grams

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Nihari masala 2 1/2 tablespoons

  • Deep fried onions 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger,cut into thin strips 1 inch piece


Step 1

Heat ghee in a deep pan, add mutton pieces and sauté on high heat till well browned. Add nihari masala and continue to sauté for two minutes.

Step 2

Add half the fried onions and mix. Add two cups of water and salt and bring it to a boil. Cover and cook till the mutton is completely cooked.

Step 3

Mix whole wheat flour in half a cup of water well so that there are no lumps. Add the remaining fried onions to the mutton mixture. Add the wheat flour mixture and mix well.

Step 4

Cook till the gravy thickens. Add ginger strips and cook till the mutton begins to leave the bones. Serve hot.

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