Chicken Karahi (by chef Zakir):Recipe



  • 500 gm chicken (small pieces)
  • 3 tomatoes roughly grind
  • 2 tbsp ginger finely sliced
  • 2tbsp garlic and ginger paste
  • 4-5 green chilies
  • 1 bunch fresh green coriander
  • 1tsp crushed dry coriander
  • 1 tsp crushed cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp crushed red chili
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste 1/4 cup oil


  • Heat the oil and add the garlic and ginger paste, stir fry for few seconds then add crushed coriander and cumin, mix it well.
  • Now add chicken, cook for 1-2 minutes then add 3 green chilies (one cut in center only), half bunch of coriander and mix it well.
  • Add roughly grind tomatoes, salt, crushed red chili and turmeric. Cook covered with lid till the chicken is done, and water dries up.
  • Garnish with sliced ginger,green chilies and fresh coriander.
  • Serve hot with chappati or naan.

Tip: cook the chicken karahi on high flame.

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