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Creamy Chicken Karahi recipe


This karahi is like the one you get from bundu khan. I used chicken with bones in it but I will recommend to make it with boneless chicken for more tasty result. This creamy and velvety gravy will melt in your mouth. Serve creamy chicken karahi with hot naans.

creamy chicken karahi

Ingredients Of Chicken Karahi

  • 1 kg chicken small pieces or boneless

For Marinade

  • 1tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. corn flour
  • 1 tbsp. ginger and garlic paste

For Gravy

  • 1 cup oil
  • 4 large onions
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1 tomatoes paste
  • Red chili powder to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. all spices powder
  • 2 tsp.  (kolengi)
  • 1 packet cream
  • 4 chopped green chilies
  • Green coriander for garnishing

Method Of Creamy Chicken Karahi

  • Marinate chicken with lemon juice, ginger garlic paste and corn flour and set aside for half an hour.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry onions till they are golden brown. Take them out and make its paste in a blender with little water.
  • Now fry the chicken in the same oil till it changes it color. Now add yogurt, tomato paste, salt, red chilies, turmeric powder and all spices powder.
  • Mix it well and add onion paste also. Now add little water and cook on low flame till the chicken is tender and done.
  • When chicken becomes soft then add fenugreek seeds, green chilies and cream. Mix it well.
  • Serve hot and garnish with green coriander. 


  • UmmeHadi November 13, 2013, 8:32 pm

    1 tomato paste is approx how much in grams? And also 1 packet cream?
    Does recipe require

    fenugreek seeds…methre light brown seeds or kalvangi (nigella seeds) black seeds

    • Neelam Hamid November 14, 2013, 12:43 pm

      grind one tomato in blender and you will get the required paste. it is kalvengi

  • cutchikitchen January 17, 2014, 4:25 pm

    It looks amazing =)

  • Amy January 26, 2015, 6:14 am

    how much ounces is 1 packet of cream? thank u!

  • Zainab Attaullah Khwaja June 14, 2016, 11:48 pm

    Can I use half and half cream instead of fresh cream??? Or these are same???

    • Neelam Hamid June 15, 2016, 5:27 am

      half and half cream is half milk and half cream….use full cream…it is easily available in markets

      • Zainab Attaullah Khwaja June 15, 2016, 8:16 am

        Plz tell me any barnad name

  • Syeda Rubab June 10, 2018, 12:04 pm

    Yeh kelvangi hai yab metharye becos fenugreek is metharye I think ??.

    • Neel June 10, 2018, 12:42 pm

      Its kolangi…..i wrote wrong english i guess

  • Syeda Rubab June 10, 2018, 12:06 pm

    Is it kelvalgi aur metharye??

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