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Chicken Nihari Daig

 10,500 21,000

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Enjoy our Chicken Nihari Daig, a traditional slow-cooked delight made with tender chicken, a rich blend of spices, ginger, garlic, and ghee. It’s the perfect comfort food with deep, aromatic flavors that bring the authentic taste of Pakistan right to your table.

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Chicken Nihari Daig is known for its rich flavors and aromatic spices, has been a staple in celebrations, gatherings, and everyday dining tables. At, we pride ourselves on bringing this cultural gem to your events with our specialized daig and catering services. 

Chicken Nihari Daig Serving and Pricing

Weight (Kg)Servings RangePrice (PKR)
5 Kg8 to 1110,500
6 Kg12 to 1512,000
7 Kg16 to 1813,500
8 Kg20 to 2515,000
10 Kg30 to 3518,000
12 Kg40 to 4521,000

Ingredients and Marination Variations

At the core of Chicken Nihari’s irresistible taste is its unique spice mix. This blend includes essential spices like fennel seeds, star anise, and nutmeg, combined with various other spices that give Nihari its distinctive flavor. The chicken is marinated with spices, yogurt, and ginger-garlic paste, allowing the flavors to penetrate deeply.

  • Chicken Pieces: Prefer a mix of leg and thigh pieces for a richer flavor
  • Nihari Spice Mix: Cumin, coriander, cardamom, nutmeg, mace, dried ginger
  • Ghee or Cooking Oil: Used for cooking and enhancing flavor.
  • Wheat Flour: To thicken the gravy
  • Ginger
  • Garlic Paste: Adds depth and aroma to the dish.
  • Onions: Thinly sliced, fried until golden brown for garnishing
  • Salt: As per taste
  • Red Chili Powder: Adjusted to desired spice level
  • Turmeric Powder: For color and mild flavor
  • Water or Chicken Stock: To cook the chicken and spices, create a flavorful broth.
  • Fresh Coriander (Cilantro): Chopped for garnishing.
  • Green Chilies: Sliced for garnishing and adding spice.
  • Lemon Wedges: For squeezing over the dish before serving.
  • Garam Masala: A sprinkle at the end for additional aroma and warmth.

Cooking Methods and Regional Flavours
Cooking Chicken Nihari Daig is an art. The slow-cooking method is key to achieving the perfect texture and depth of flavor. Each region in Pakistan adds its own twist to Nihari, from the spicy kick of the Punjabi version to the subtle flavors of the Kashmiri recipe. Our chefs at expertly blend these regional tastes to offer a Nihari that’s both traditional and uniquely ours.

General Cooking Method

  • Cooking Method: The essence of Chicken Nihari Daig lies in its slow-cooking process. This method ensures that the meat is not just cooked; it’s tenderized, allowing it to fully absorb the rich blend of spices.
  • Flavor Profile: The slow-cooking process gives Chicken Nihari Daig a rich and deep flavor. The meat becomes incredibly tender, almost melting in your mouth. At the same time, the spices offer a warmth that’s both comforting and invigorating.
  •’s Twist: At, we respect this traditional method but add our signature blend of spices, ensuring a Nihari that’s deeply rooted in tradition yet distinctively ours.

Punjab Region

  • Cooking Method: In Punjab, the traditional slow-cooking method is embraced, allowing the spices to fully permeate the meat.
  • Flavor Profile: Punjabi Nihari is known for its bold flavors. The spices are not just a part of the dish; they’re the stars, offering a spicy kick that’s both exciting and satisfying.
  •’s Twist: We balance the robust Punjabi flavors with our unique blend, ensuring that the spice is powerful but not overwhelming, allowing all the flavors to shine harmoniously.

Kashmir Region

  • Cooking Method: Kashmiri Nihari is all about gentle simmering. This method brings out the delicate flavors of the spices, infusing the meat with a subtle yet profound taste.
  • Flavor Profile: The flavors of Kashmiri Nihari are subtle and aromatic. The spices are mild, but their impact is significant, offering a soothing aromatic taste.
  •’s Our chefs enhance the aromatic nature of Kashmiri Nihari by carefully selecting and blending spices that elevate the dish’s dish’s qualities, ensuring a sting and uniquely flavorful Nihari.

Nutritional Facts and Best Combinations
Despite its rich flavor, Chicken Nihari is surprisingly balanced in nutrition. The chicken provides high-quality protein, while the spices offer various health benefits, from aiding digestion to boosting immunity. Pairing Nihari with lighter sides like cucumber salad or lemon rice can balance the meal, making it both satisfying and wholesome.

Nutritional Facts

NutrientAmount per Serving
Calories350 kcal
Fat20g (Saturated: 6g)
Carbohydrates10g (Sugars: 2g)

Best Combinations

Cucumber Salad

  • Why It Works: The cool and crisp texture of cucumber salad contrasts perfectly with the rich and warm texture of Nihari, providing a refreshing balance.
  • Nutritional Benefit: Adds hydration and fiber with minimal calories, aiding digestion and enhancing the overall nutrient profile of the meal.

Lemon Rice

  • Why It Works: The tangy and light flavor of lemon rice complements Nihari’s deep and spicy flavors, making the meal satisfying yet not overly heavy.
  • Nutritional Benefit: Provides a good source of carbohydrates for energy. At the same time, the lemon adds a dose of vitamin C, aiding in iron absorption and immunity boosting.

Serving Ideas and Sizes
Serving Chicken Nihari Daig is as important as its preparation. Traditionally, Nihari is garnished with fried onions, fresh coriander, green chilies, and slices of lemon. It’s served alongside warm, freshly baked naans or long-grain basmati rice. Our daig servings are tailored to fit your event size, ensuring every guest experiences the warmth and joy of sharing a meal.
The Essence of Chicken Nihari Daig
Chicken Nihari is more than just a dish; it celebrates flavors, techniques, and traditions. Originating from the Mughal kitchens, Nihari was originally made with beef or lamb; however, the chicken version has gained popularity for its lighter yet equally flavorful experience. A daig of Chicken Nihari symbolizes communal dining and generosity, making it perfect for large gatherings.

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  • Delicious Taste: Enjoy our perfectly spiced and tender Chicken Nihari Daig.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

What areas do you deliver to?

We deliver to any location within Lahore and Fasialabad.

How can I place an order?

You can order by sending a message via WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook, or email.

What makes your Chicken Nihari Daig special?

Our Chicken Nihari Daig is made with a unique blend of spices and slow-cooked chicken, offering an authentic and delicious taste..

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Chicken Nihari Daig
Chicken Nihari Daig

 10,500 21,000

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