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Dhaba-Style Favorite: Make Restaurant-Style Lahori Chicken Karahi at Home

Chicken karahi’s are very popular in Pakistan and don’t take long to make. Chicken Karahi is a blend of spices and chicken,cooked with onion and tomatoes. If you have to fix a quick simple lunch in 30 minutes then make sure you treat yourself with this delicious Lahori chicken karahi recipe, and leave your review below.

[one_third] Prep Time: 10 minutes[/one_third] [one_third]Cook Time: 30 minutes[/one_third] [one_third_last] Servings: 5[/one_third_last]

  • 1 kg chicken, cut into small pieces
  • 4 tbsp clarified butter
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup natural yogurt
  • 4 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/2 black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • salt according to taste

For Garnishing:

  • 2 tbsp sliced ginger
  • 4 green chilies, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • few lemon wedges

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Step 1

Heat oil in a deep pan or Karahi. Add clarified butter and ginger garlic paste.

Step 2

Stir fry for 2 minute then put chicken in it. Cook and keep stirring for 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink .

Step 3

Add all spices, red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin and salt. Cook for 2 minutes then add little water.

Step 4

Cover with the lid and cook 10 minutes on medium heat. While cooking make sure that it does not stick to the pan or Karahi.

Step 5

Now add chopped tomatoes, black pepper and yogurt in it. Cook on high flame for 5-8 minutes or until all water dries up. Keep stirring.

Step 6

Once the oil separates from gravy turn the stove off. Sprinkle Garam masala over it.

Step 7

Garnish withe ginger, green chilies and fresh coriander leaves. Lahori Chicken Karahi is ready to serve.

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  • Serve with naan, salad and chutney.

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Immaz says:

Recipe is great.

Rafiq says:

Very exelent

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