The Best Nihari Places in Karachi

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“Nihari” majority of people’s favorite dish in Pakistan even the name of it makes you drool! Introduced in the Mughal Era, it was served as breakfast with piping hot naan and nutrition wise it was healthy item and kept the people full good start of the day. It is a heart wining dish of every other Pakistani.


Nihari, with sliced ginger, chopped coriander leaves, chopped green chilies, lemons and of course fried onion aka the “tarka”, and soft fresh hot “tandoori or roghni naan”, adds up to a heaven made plate of food!


Many food joints offer scrumptious Nihari in Karachi, but some of them have the most perfect blend of spices, that people from far-ends come to eat.


We have compiled a list of the best Nihari places in Karachi which are budget friendly, plus are a treat to taste buds.

1. Zahid Nihari


Location: Tariq Road, Burns Road, and Saddar.
Price: Rs. 170

Perfect outing plan starts with amazing nehari plate served at this joint. A day or night plan out with friends or family this place should be your stop for meeting your hunger needs! The taste of this nehari cannot be achieved by any magic recipe at home. Garnish your plate with all the accoutrements sqeeze a lemon to add zest to it.

2. Malik Nihari

Maliks Nihari

Location: Bahadurabad, Burns Road
Price: Rs. 200

If you love spicy food and want to have the spiciest Nihari in Karachi, this is where you should go. Normal Nihari for Rs. 200 and Special Nihari for Rs. 400, with pleasant ambience, and well-behaved staff, the spicy cuisine will never disappoint you.

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3. Javed Nihari


Location: Dastgir
Price: Rs. 180

For all die-hard nihari lovers this place is for you. Famous amongst all the food places, the delicious Javed Nihari is something your taste buds won’t regret tasting.

4. Shaikh Abdul Ghaffar Kabab House

Ghaffar Nihari

Location: Dehli Merchantile Society and Port Grand
Price: Rs. 400 (Single plate)

You can enjoy an amazing ambiance at Port Grand at Ghaffar’s. Here they offer Nalli Nihari, Special Nihari, Maghaz Nihari, Simple Nihari and a few more. We bet the amount you spend on this yummy dish is going to be totally worth it.

5. Sabri Nihari


Location: M.A.Jinnah Road and Badar Commercial
Price: Rs. 200

Sabri is the oldest spot famous for its spicy Nihari. If you are a Nihari-lover, you wont be able to stop yourself from going to this Nihari joint again and again!

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6. Nihari Inn


Location: Boat Basin
Price: Rs. 270

This place is the House of Nihari, it offers all types of Nihari like Special Nihari, Brain Nihari and Nalli Nihari. This spot is another place for foodies here you’d find the perfect atmosphere to have breakfast lunch or dinner with your friends or family. They also have a huge variety of desserts which will make your evening perfect and memorable.

7. Waheed Kabab House


Location: Burns Road
Price: Rs. 200

Burns Road Food Street is the hub of desi food here you’ll find Waheed which offers a perfectly spiced Nihari. Sprinkle some green chillies, ginger, coriander leaves, and squeeze a lemon on it and ta-da! You have the best Nihari in town!

These are some of the Nihari places which will leave you asking for more!


Have you tried any of these Nihari places or any other place which is your favorite spot for Nihari? Let us know in comments below.


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