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Chicken Karahi

Chicken Karahi
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time

25 Mins

Chicken Karahi - Chicken karahi's are very popular in Pakistan and don't take long to make. If you have to fix a quick simple lunch in 30 minutes then make sure you treat yourself with this delicious chicken karahi recipe by Chef Zakir, and leave your review below.
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Source:  Chef Zakir Qureshi in Dawat on Masala TV Channel
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  • Chicken (small pieces) 500 gm
  • Tomatoes roughly grind 3
  • Ginger finely sliced 2 tbsp
  • Garlic and ginger paste 2 tbsp
  • Green chilies 4-5
  • Fresh green coriander 1 bunch
  • Crushed dry coriander 1 tsp
  • Crushed cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Crushed red chili 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 1/4 cup

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Cooking Directions

  1. Heat oil in a wok and add the garlic and ginger paste, stir fry for few seconds.

  2. Then add crushed coriander and cumin, stir well.

  3. Now add chicken, cook for 1-2 minutes.

  4. Add green chilies (with one slit down) and fresh coriander and mix it well.

  5. Add roughly grind tomatoes, salt, crushed red chili and turmeric.

  6. Cook covered with lid till the chicken is done, and the water has dried.

  7. Garnish with sliced ginger,green chilies and fresh coriander.

  8. Serve hot with chappati or naan.

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Comments posted by users for Chicken Karahi recipe:

  1. I made it yesterday it was wonderful thank u team and chef Zakir :)

    on Apr 4 2014 12:30AM Report Abuse KHANAPAKANA123
  2. i liked it.

    on Oct 31 2013 4:22PM Report Abuse NABIHAADNAN
  3. I tried to make it, but i think that i didnt do it very nicely. I liked the taste.The chicken i didnt cook good, i believe i shouldnt have took the chicken legs but the chicken thighs. But i liked the taste

    on May 18 2013 4:16PM Report Abuse Guest
  4. zakir sir apki recipies outstanding hoti hen.

    on Mar 2 2013 10:20AM Report Abuse FIZA AMIR RAO
  5. How do you roughly grind tomatoes? Also, by crushed dry coriander do we mean coriander powder? Also my chicken always gets watery -- how do i prevent that?

    on Dec 19 2012 5:01PM Report Abuse SAMOSA
  6. its delicious

    on Mar 14 2012 10:30AM Report Abuse IQRA SAEED
  7. Gamer, usually onions are not used in Karahi. But you can add a little onion paste, if you want some gravy.

    on Nov 10 2011 4:42AM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  8. Y there is no onion in this dish ?

    on Nov 10 2011 12:44AM Report Abuse GAMER
  9. With the same ingredients tossed here and fried there, chef Zakir has created a wonderful taste. Hats off and three cheers.

    on Nov 1 2011 2:46PM Report Abuse ANWAAR
  10. awesome recipe!! made this more than once and love it!

    on Oct 19 2011 1:03PM Report Abuse UZMA
  11. wonderful!awesome though i cudnt make garlic n ginger paste well cz no method of making tat ws mentioned bt the recipe z delicious n awesome!!

    on Aug 19 2011 6:05AM Report Abuse MRS KAMAL
  12. Öh !!!! It was very yummy...........

    on Aug 13 2011 10:19AM Report Abuse IRAM NAVEED
  13. This recipe turns out great! I can't recommend it enough! I give it 5 stars and then some.

    on Aug 1 2011 10:11PM Report Abuse Guest
  14. i tasted it. its like wwwwwwwwwwwwooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    on Jul 27 2011 4:44AM Report Abuse SARWAT
  15. Yes y dish manay boho dafa banae y realy bhot teasty hay

    on Jun 24 2011 4:48AM Report Abuse ANUME
  16. Wooooooooooow Thats really so delacious liked it allooottttt

    on Apr 26 2011 8:11AM Report Abuse Guest

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