Dhaba Chicken Karahi Recipe

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Chicken – 1 ½ kg
Oil or Ghee – ½ kg
Tomatoes – 1 kg
Ginger – 50g
Lemon juIce – 1 tbsp
Salt – to taste
Ginger Garlic Water – 5 tbsp
Green chillies – 4
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp (fried and grounded)
Dry Coriander seeds – (fried and grounded)
Crushed black pepper – 1 tsp
Crushed Red chillies – 1 tbsp

How to make Dhaba Chicken Karahi


Take a pan and put oil, fry chicken in this oil until turns a reddish colour. Take a wok and put chopped tomatoes with little bit of water and cook until tomato cooks well. When tomatoes are done, put fried chicken along crushed red chillies, salt and ginger garlic water (take a bowl and put roughly chopped ginger garlic and water, and use this water) and fry well.
Now add green chillies, black pepper, ginger flakes, fried masala (cumin seeds and coriander seeds) and some oil (which we used to fry chicken) and fry well. Then add lemon juice and cook in steam for 5 minutes on very low heat.

Posted By: ~Sani~, karachi

Dhaba Style Chicken Karahi is cooked in a unique way. Whenever you enjoy some food at dhaba restaurants, you would feel a difference. Similarly, dhaba chicken karahi also comes with a unique aromatic taste. KFoods.com brings the recipe of dhaba style chicken karahi, let's enjoy a dhaba at home.

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Reviews & Comments (25)

Amber - Multan Dec 26, 2018
I added dry fenugreek leaves to the recipe of dhaba chicken karahi and the flavour came out really good. Thanks for sharing the amazing recipe.
Emaan - Karachi Oct 16, 2018
I just love dhaba chicken karahi, my mother made it with this recipe which made me review for it here. This recipe for dhaba chicken karahi is amazing. Highly recommended by me.
Fazal - karachi Aug 16, 2018
shaba chicken karahi recipe makes a real dhaba wali karahi and I am so happy to finally find out how to make it.
Kashmala - hyderabad Aug 10, 2018
Finally! I've been looking for an easy to follow the recipe for dhaba chicken karahi and I think I finally found it! The recipe is very easy to follow and takes very little time.
kinza marvi - lahore Jun 04, 2018
Dhaba chicken karahi recipe is my absolute favorite of all time! Even now that I got married, I always make sure to treat myself to dhaba chicken karahi by making it at home. Please share more delicious karahi recipes!


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Delicious Dhaba chicken karahi recipe can be made with chicken or mutton. It is spicy due to the ingredients like crushed red chili, green chili and tomatoes. The gravy of dhaba chicken karahi recipe is made with yoghurt and tomatoes mixed with few spices which is the specialty of this karahi. The recipe only contains salt, pepper and cumin as masala ingredients. Because of few ingredients, this recipe is very easy to make. You can serve Dhaba chicken karahi recipe with the sliced onions, and raita along with hot Naan or Chapatti. In dhabas or roadside hotels all over Pakistan, it is a popular demanded item. Dhaba chicken karahi is one of the best dishes available in Pakistan. It is almost available at every restaurant in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar. It is a speciality in the northern areas of Pakistan. Dhaba chicken karahi recipe tastes best with mutton or chicken. The addition of charbi makes this dish heavenly. You may serve it in gatherings. Hope You like the recipe of Dhaba chicken karahi.

Tags : Dhaaba Karahi | Dhaba Style Kadai Chicken


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