Delhi Chicken Nihari

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Submited by rija malik from Lahore

Make the mouth watering Delhi Chicken Nihari anytime at home. You can make it for special occasions for the guests. Find the relevant ingredients and method to prepare it online posted on this page. Your suggestions are welcome.


1 1/2 Kg chicken Pieces

2 onions(sliced)

1 cup whole wheat flour

3 Tsp ginger garlic paste

2 Tbsp Sonf powder

2 Tbsp sonth powder

1 Tbsp Garam masala powder

3 Tbsp red chilli powder

Salt to taste

1 cup of Ghee


Cut Chicken in 8 to 10 pieces.Use chicken with bones.Heat up ghee and fry onion.On softening of onions include chicken and cook on high flame.

Cook until chicken changes color and then place the sonf and sonth powder in chicken and cook more till the water evaporates.

In one cup of water include ginger ,garlic paste and mix.Include in chicken the salt and mix well.

When it starts boiling put red chilli in it and cook well until water of ginger garlic paste dries.Slow flame.

Now add the amount of water according to the amount of curry you want.ideally is two glasses of water.

Now mix Red Flour in 1 cup of water include paste in gravy to thick slowly.Dont add all the paste at once.Mix on high flame.

Mix garam masala in 1/4 cup of water and include it in thick gravy.then mix and cover.Keep flame closed now and let it be in its own steam after garam masala.

Take out chicken and gravy which is on top of the gravy.Heat gravy seperately and then once put chicken in a dish and then gravy and in the last the oil.

Garnish with lemon,green chillies,green coriander and serve.

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My husband love to eat tasty food. I found this page of Delhi Chicken Nihari where I see such a mouth watering recipe. I am checking the method step by step to make it accurately. Will share my feedback about it.
By: Jawhara, Form: Lahore, on 17 Feb, 2017
very good
By: awan, Form: khushab, on 24 Mar, 2013