This cut of meat is cut in horizontal cuts (often in 1-inch slices), which is why beef shank looks like a steak with a circle of the leg bone in each piece. Inside the bone, there is a piece of marrow that is edible as well. The red meat in nihari is an optimal source of protein, B vitamins, phosphorus, iron, and zinc. Its presence makes nihari an excellent choice for bodybuilders looking for growth and strengthening of muscles. Let us know how you like it; we’ll customize your cut to your specification.