Beef Paya Nihari

Beef Paya Nihari

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Beef Paya Nihari is an OMGies invention where you combine Paya and Nihari together. I can write this down there is no taste better than this. Seriously, the yum taste of Paya, Bong, and Nihari in one plate. This is a number: 1 party dish, that will get your guests excited over!

So for all those Paya and Nihari Lovers out there in this world I have created a little poster for you below… Set it as your background image on your phone and laptop. 

Beef Paya Nihari

Beef Paya Nihari is a traditional recipe that is enjoyed in the cold wintery days. Beef Paya Nihari is so hot and calming that it can be served during the morning, afternoon, evening or night. Beef Paya Nihari is the solution if you want to get rid of and avoid a heavy cold, flu or fever. To stay away from a stuffy noise or sour throat, the curing Nihari can be served immediately with this easy to make recipe. It is an all time favourite to the heart dish, that can be enjoyed with family and friends throughout the day. Beef Paya Nihari is an awesome dish that contains lots of flavour. Don’t miss this royal and mouth-watery dish. Once served only to the Nawabs, Mughals and high class individuals today this Royal dish is available to everyone.

Paya Nihari is an all time famous dish in many South Asian countries such as Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and India. South Asian or referred to as Desi’s are aware of the delicious and rich taste as it is served not only in restaurants but it is also readily available at home. In particular Beef Paya Nihari is popular among cities like Hyderabad and Lahore. If you ever go to Hyderabad or Lahore, you should try Beef Paya Nihari as the dish will be served with original spices with a touch of traditional and royal cooking style.

The fragrance and the appearance will mesmerize you as it is a national dish in Pakistan, you can cherish the moment of celebration. The national dish is made out of love, sincerity and loyalty that will bring your trip to joy and happiness. Beef Paya Nihari is at its best when it is served fresh from the cooking pan and it is most preferably eaten with roghani, butter, garlic and onion naan. Moreover taftaan and roti are also enjoyed with Beef Paya Nihari since it is evident that including more variety in a dish can enhance the flavour and bring out the natural taste to the consumers. Due to the Global community that we live in today, lets not cluster Beef Paya Nihari only to the western culture. Beef Paya Nihari is also part of North America as it is served in many restrauants that will remind you of back home.

This Beef Paya Nihari will Steal Hearts. Its a combination of Paya and Nihari. Come Fall in Love with Beef Paya Nihari and forget worries for ever. 

Ingredients for Paya

  • Paya Cubes- 1 Large (Paya)
  • Garlic (Peeled)- 2 tbsp
  • Ginger (Slices) – 2 tbsp
  • Spice Mixture (Garam Masala) – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder- 1 tbsp
  • Salt- (accoring to taste)

Ingredients for Bong

  • Bong Meat- 2 lbs
  • Garlic and Ginger whole- 2 tbsp
  • Kashmiri chilli powder- 1 tsp
  • Spices Mixture (Garam Masala)- 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1 tbsp
  • Coriander powder- 1/2 tbsp
  • Fennel (Saunf), powder- 2 tbsp
  • Black pepper, powder- 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds (zeera), powder- 1 tsp
  • Black cardamom- 4 pieces
  • Cinnamon (Dalchini), powder- 1 tsp
  • Bay Leaf- 4 pieces
  • Coriander seeds, chopped- 2 tbsp
  • Salt- as per required
  • Oil- 1 cup
  • Yogurt- 1/4 cup 

Ingredients for Curry:

  • Grind 1 cup fried onion with 1 cup yogurt.
  • Kashmiri chilli powder- 1 tsp.
  • Turmeric powder- 1 tbsp
  • Coriander powder- 1/2 tbsp

Nihari Recipe


  1. In a suitable cooking pan, Combine ingredients for paya: 1 to 6 and add enough quantity of water. Cook under slow flame until paya is soft and tender. Separate the broth and set it aside.
  2. In another pan, Combine ingredients for Bong: 1 to 17, and cook for 40-50 minutes. (Till the meat is tender and soft).
  3. Combine Paya and Bong with curry ingredients 1 to 4 (see above), and mix well for 15 to 20 minutes on medium flame. Pour in the broth from step one and cook on low flame for 25 minutes (or cook till a desired gravy consistency).
  4. Dish-out and Garnish with: Coriander chopped, Ginger sliced, Green Chillies Onion fry, and lemon………AND ENJOY…:))))))
    • TiP: You are welcome to add or decrease the amount of spices according to your taste…

Just for your convenience, Below is a step to step slider with pictures from the start. Enjoyyy 

 Beef Paya Nihari can be enjoyed and loved by everyone you don’t have to be a Desi to eat this hot and spicy dish. The one of a kind Nihari should be tried by everyone especially in the cold wintery season. Beef Paya Nihari is a cure to a long restless working day, just the smell of the fragnance will freshen you for the rest of the day. A nice long nap can be taken after eating Nihari, as you will not only get a good rest, yet you will be in peace.  Your heart will not question you after trying the easy step recipe as Beef Paya Nihari conveys it love in a million of ways. The spices, taste, texture will adore and fascinate your desires, as every bit will be enjoyed. This easy to make recipe is filled with love as it will bring a smile on your families face. Beef Paya Nihari is filled with energy that can benefit your kids as while they are travelling to school in the winter days they will be stronger and more awaken. Even if you are seven seas away, yet this dish is still as delicious and as famous; Beef paya Nihari is a worldwide talked about dish. The beauty and gracefulness of Beef Paya Nihari is definitely loved by everyone.

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