Recipe - Yummy Chicken Karahi

Photo: Oh Lady Mania

Karahi is a local term used for cooking utensil "wok". The traditional dish Karahi is a recipe that mostly cooked in a deep wok, hence the name has word 'Karahi' (wok) in the recipe.

Karahi can be made from beef, mutton, chicken, fish and prawns with the addition of yogurt, tomatoes and green chilies. It is an easy to make recipe with just few spices.

Let's check out our recipe of home made Chicken Karahi.


Chicken pieces 1 kg
Tomatoes 500 gms
Ginger Garlic Paste 2 tbsp
Red Chili powder 2 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Salt as per taste
Fenugreek seeds 1/2 tsp
Yogurt 1/2 cup
Oil 1/2 cup
All Spice powder 1 tsp
Green Chilies 5
Coriander leaves for garnishing


Heat oil in a wok.
Add ginger garlic paste and fry it till aroma comes out.
Add chicken pieces in it and cook till colour changes.
When chicken meat changes its colour, add chopped tomatoes and cook well.
Also add salt, turmeric and red chili powder in it.
After tomatoes are cooked well, add yogurt and fenugreek seeds.
Let it cook till oil separates.
When oil separates, add green chilies and all spice powder.
Cover the wok and cook for a minute.
Remove from flame.
Dish out Chicken Karahi and garnish it with coriander leaves and ginger thin stripes.
Serve it with Chapati or rice.

If you like very spicy food, adjust the spices as per your taste.      



  1. Great recipe! I actually just got a wok from a friend and have never used one. I'm gonna have to recreate this recipe for sure. Thanks for sharing.

    xo Azu


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  2. Thank you for sharing this recipe. This meals looks so delicious.
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