How to Make Vegetables Nihari

How to Make Vegetables Nihari

Vegetables Nihari is a different type of dish and this is highly appreciated by vegetarians. Thick gravy cooked with vegetables has a passionate taste. Must try it.

Vegetables Nihari Recipe

Vegetables Nihari
 
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Vegetables Nihari is a different type of dish and this is highly appreciated by vegetarians. Thick gravy cooked with vegetables has a passionate taste. Must try it.
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Pakistani
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • Oil 1 cup
  • Onion 2 medium (sliced)
  • Yogurt 1 cup
  • Black cumin 1 tsp (roasted & crushed)
  • White cumin 1 tsp (roasted & crushed)
  • Ginger paste 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste 2 tsp
  • Carrot 250 gm (cubed)
  • Potatoes 3 medium (cubed)
  • Turnip 250 gm (cubed)
  • Bottle gourd 250 gm (cubed)
  • Peas 250 gm
  • Cauliflower 250 gm (separated flower)
  • Capsicums 3 (cubed)
  • Red chili powder 2 tsp
  • Green chili paste 1 tsp
  • Salt 1 tsp or to taste
  • Chicken cubes 1
  • Water as required
  • Flour ¼ cup (mixed in water)
Nihari Spices
  • Nutmeg powder 1 tsp
  • Funnel seeds 2 tsp
  • Dry whole coriander 2 tsp
  • Dry ginger 1 tsp
Garnishing
  • Fresh coriander leaves ½ bunch
  • Ginger 1 medium (julienned)
  • Lemons 4 (cut in half)
  • Green chilies 6 (sliced)
Instructions
  1. Grind nihari spices into powder.
  2. Dry roast black and white cumin in a frying pan and crush.
  3. Fry onion in oil until golden. Take out fried onion, crush and mix in yogurt.
  4. In same oil stir in crushed black and white cumin. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, carrot, potatoes, turnip, bottle gourd, and fry.
  5. Then put red chili powder, green chili paste, salt, chicken cubes and one glass water to cook vegetables.
  6. When vegetables soft, add peas, cauliflower, capsicum, and yogurt mixture. Stir fry till oil separates.
  7. Add water according to your broth requirement and bring to a full boil. Add the flour paste for thickness.
  8. Meanwhile add ground nihari spices and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Dish out in a bowl, garnish and serve with Nihari.