Chicken Karahi

CHICKEN KARAHI By Zeenat Iqbal Hakimjee


  • 1 chicken
  • 2 tomatoes.
  • ½, ¾ tsp. (zeera) cumin seeds,
  • few green chillies slit and seeds removed
  • red chilly powder
  • salt to taste,11/2” thin small pieces, ginger.


Heat oil, remove from fire, and put in the zeera and add the cut (adrak) ginger pieces and fry the chicken pieces adding in half the tomatoes. Keep on slow fire till gravy is dry, then add in the rest of the tomatoes finely cut, and the slit green chillies. Heat little oil, and put in some cumin seeds and bagaar the chicken. Keep on slow fire. Serve with coriander leaves and sour limes.

Another way is to boil the chicken or any meat with ginger, garlic. Fry in little oil and remove from pan. Fry slit green chillies (large 0nes), little (zeera),red chilli powder and salt. Put in the fried chicken with its masala, fry for some time. Serve with lemon.

Chicken Karahi