Special Chicken Karahi Recipe

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Chicken: 1/2 kg
Tomato: 1 to 2 piece
Oil: 1/4 cup
Red Chili: 2 tablespoons
Dried Fenugreek(Sukhi Methi): 1 tablespoon
Coriander Seeds Ground (Sabut Dhanya): 1 tablespoon
Garam Masala Ground (SpIce Mixture): 1 tablespoon
Yogurt: 2 tablespoons
Salt: As per your taste
Green Chili: 5 pieces large
Ginger Paste: 2 tablespoons
Chopped Ginger: 1 tablespoon
Butter: 2 tablespoons

How to make Special Chicken Karahi


Method of Chicken Kadai by KFoods

1. Heat the oil in a pot, add chicken and cook it slightly.
2. Put the ginger paste.
3. Mix it with the chicken, add chopped tomato and mix.
4. Now add all spices and keep mixing until tomatoes leave their water.
5. Now add yogurt and green chili.
6. Add butter when water is dried; lower the stove flame.
7. Garnish with green chili and ginger.
8. Your KFoods chicken karaahi is ready to eat.
9. Serve and enjoy with your friends and family.

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Prepare Pakistani Chicken Karahi with Step by Step Recipe:

As there are many styles of making karahi, we seek a taste which is best and unmatchable. In general, there are karahi recipes available by Chef Zubaida Tariq, Chef Gulzar, Chef Rida Aftab and by Shireen Anwar. Now there are lots of options and we are in the balance which one to choose.

KFoods helps you here with the best desi style karahi recipe which has been presented for you above.

Following is another recipe for chicken karahi with rich step by step pictures. Try it and you would be licking your fingers, this is for sure!

Chicken Karahi Recipe in Urdu Images

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Ingredients for making chicken karahi including: chicken pieces, tomato cubes, ginger garlic paste, red pepper, salt, white cumin, all spice powder, coriander, green chillies, ghee, water and ginger.

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Heat ghee in the karahi pan, add garlic ginger paste. Let it heat up fully.

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Add and mix in half cup water

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Add in the chicken, cover the pan and cook well.

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Add in tomatoes, white cumin powder and red chillies. Mix the spices well and cook together. In order to make karahi spicier and tastier, make sure you mix the spices very well.

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Once chicken is fully cooked and water evaporates, add green chillies and all-spice powder. Mix all spices and steam-cook for 2-3 minutes. (cook on dam)

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Now we will add the garnishing items on karahi. Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and julienne ginger.

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Delicious chicken karahi is ready. Let's serve and enjoy hot with tandoori naan or farmaishi chapati.

Basics of Karahi

Chicken karahi also known as Chicken Karaahi or Kadai Chicken or Chicken Kadahi, is a very common chicken recipe in Pakistan and India. Chicken Karaahi was also originated from Pakistan and then it went to other countries. People choose it as a must-be dish for weddings and other occasions.

Desi Style

Recipe of chicken karahi includes chicken (pieces), tomatoes, red chilli, green chilli, coriander, yogurt and butter. Chicken is marinated with spices, then mixed with green chilli and then fried in the pot. It's pleasing smell allures the people around and they can't wait to enjoy the dish. It is the main dish in major Pakistani restaurants which they specifically feature in their menus. Some restaurants entirely base on chicken kadahi such as De Silva Restaurant Karachi, Al Habib Restaurant on Super Highway and Shenwari and Salateen Restaurants in Karachi.

Special Karahi Recipe

KFoods.com brings a very special chicken karahi recipe for you. Follow the recipe, cook it at home for family and receive lots of relishes from them. If you want to motivate yourself for preparing this recipe, just visit a food street in your city and sight at the open kitchens of restaurants. You will find the pure traditional way of cooking chicken karaahi. Chefs standing at their kiosks, in a swirl of heat and smoke and doing the fast job as it’s an act of rigorous stir-frying.

Enjoying Karahi Pakistani Way

Chicken Karahi recipe is incomplete without a tandoori naan or even you can try Peshawari naan for an untapped karahi combination. Keep raita and salads along to enhance the taste. Cook the recipe and enjoy the delish karahi meal.

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Reviews & Comments (268)

Amber - Faisalabad Nov 16, 2018
This recipe for special chicken karahi is a keeper for me. I have added this recipe as must on my table for any dawat or event. I made it for a dawat at my place and it was highly appreciated by everyone. Special chicken is very special for me.
Durdana - Faisalabad Oct 22, 2018
I've been making this version of special chicken karahi for over a year now and everyone that tries it loves it, It is a thousand times better than any takeaway and I've mixed things up with meats using different meats and each time it has tasted amazing I am going to attempt prawns today
nosheen - lahore Sep 28, 2018
I tried Chicken Karahi recipe that you can now easily make this in your home, Special chicken karahi is a super delicious treat that must be enjoyed by everyone here. I found it very simple to make it so delicious taste as everyone like it.
Tahir - Karachi Sep 16, 2018
I tried Chicken Karahi recipe from this website and it turned out to be extremely delicious.
Faraz Adul Aziz - karachi Sep 12, 2018
Special chicken karahi is always made during special events in our home. That's why it is always so special. When I graduated, we had special chicken karahi. The reason is that meat helps in providing strength for the future.


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Chicken Karahi recipe is considered to be the main recipe of Pakistani cuisine. It is a dish of subcontinent known for its unique spicy taste. Prepared with half kg chicken pieces, spices, ginger, garlic and tomatoes, this Special Chicken Karahi Recipe does not include onions. Chicken is cooked with all these spices and ingredients to get the perfect taste and aroma. Special Chicken Karahi recipe is dry and does not have gravy to consume. Butter, green chilies, and yogurts add to the flavor of Chicken Karahi that makes it special. Strong taste of Desi aromatic Special Chicken Karahi recipe is perfect for your taste buds. Mothers and wives can follow this recipe at home.
Special Chicken Karahi recipe can be perfect main course dish for lunch and dinner. It can be served with Nan, Kulcha or Roti. Special Chicken Karahi recipe is served at all leading Pakistani restaurants and dhabba. You can find this recipe on every leading menu of Pakistan. Small and big restaurants of northern areas of Pakistan are known for serving delicious special Chicken Karahi. Roadside dhabba are famous for their special Chicken Karahi recipe. People from close and far localities love to come and consume this specialty dish.
Special Chicken Karahi recipe can be your perfect dish to make and serve on family dinners and festivals. Young girls can make special Chicken Karahi recipe and impress their in-laws. Moreover, special Chicken Karahi can be an ultimate dish to lift the mood of your husband. You can prepare it on weekends or on any special occasion. In case you want to learn this delicious recipe then don’t hesitate and follow our dedicated special Chicken Karahi recipe that can suit the taste buds of every Pakistani family.

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