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Beef Nihari with Whole-Wheat Pita Bread

Beef Nihari with Whole Wheat Pita Bread
Yields4 Servings
DifficultyIntermediatePrep Time30 minsCook Time3 hrs 30 minsTotal Time4 hrs
 1 lb BeefEye of round, extra lean, cut into medium cubes
 1 tbsp Garlic Paste
 1 tsp Ginger Paste
 ¾ tsp Salt
 1 tbsp Gram FlourRoasted
 4 ½ cups Water
 ¼ cup Whole Wheat Flour
 1 tsp Paprika
 1 tsp Garam Masala
 4 Whole Wheat Pita Breads
 2 tbsp CilantroFinely chopped for garnish
 ½ tbsp GingerThinly sliced for garnish
 1 tbsp Jalapeño PeppersFinely chopped for garnish
 Lemon wedgesFor garnish
 Cooking Oil Spray
1

In a large non-stick pot, over medium high heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 4 seconds. Add beef and pan sear on all sides; add garlic and ginger paste, salt, homemade Nihari masala and gram flour and sauté for 3 to 5 minutes.

2

Add 4 cups water and turn the heat to the highest setting; bring to a boil. Turn down the heat to the lowest setting, cover and simmer for 2 to 3 hours until beef is almost cooked.

3

In a small bowl, combine remaining water and whole wheat flour to make a fine paste. Add this paste slowly to the beef mixture and mix well removing any lumps.

4

Sprinkle paprika and garam masala on top and spray cooking oil for 4 seconds. Cover and cook for 1 ½ hour until beef is completely cooked and tender and the gravy thickens.

5

Finish Nihari by spraying cooking oil for 2 seconds and garnish with cilantro, ginger, jalapeño peppers and lemon wedges.

6

Warm the pita by sprinkling a few drops of water on the pita bread and heating on a pan or grill.

7

Enjoy Beef Nihari with warm whole wheat pita bread.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 191 gram

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 210Calories from Fat 60
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g10%
Saturated Fat 1.5g8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 520mg22%
Total Carbohydrate 10g4%
Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Protein 28g57%

Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 8%
Iron 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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