Karahi Chicken

Karahi Chicken

Delicious Chicken karahi hot and spicy, with chappattis or garlic naan





Karahi Chicken
HDM Spice Shop:
Recipe type: Chicken Curry
Cuisine: Pakistani
Serves: Serves 4
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  • 750g Chicken breast
  • 400g Onion (finely sliced)
  • 200g Tin tomatoes (liquidised)
  • 2 Small tomatoes
  • 1- 2 Green chillies
  • 2” of Root Ginger
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 3 tblsp Olive Oil or Ghee
  • 100ml Yogurt
  • 1tsp Lemon Juice
  • Fresh coriander leaves to garnish
  • Spices
  • 1½ tsp Salt
  • 2tsp Garam masala
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • 2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1-1½ tsp Chilli powder
  1. Slice onions finely, & wash thoroughly, grate ginger & garlic on cheese grater, remove coriander leaves from stalks
  2. Heat oil in pan and add onions, garlic & ginger, cook on a gentle heat for 5 mins.
  3. Add garam masala, cumin seeds, turmeric, salt & chilli powder, mix well for 2 mins on medium heat.
  4. Stir & simmer for 15 mins on low heat with lid on.
  5. Add liquidised tomatoes, stir curry continuously for 5 mins to breakdown the onions & tomatoes to a masala sauce. Use hand blender if onions are still visible
  6. Add chicken, stir for 5 minutes before simmering for 10 minutes. Keep checking & stirring.
  7. Cut whole tomatoes into quarters and add them to chicken. Add lemon yoghurt, juice & green chillies to the curry. Stir gently & allow to simmer for 5 mins. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves & serve


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