Daily Archives: October 1, 2011

Chicken Karahi/ Chicken Karai/ Chicken Kadai

Chicken Karahi or kadai is one of the most famous dishes in Pakistan. It is as famous as fish and chips in London and Pizza in Italy. A tasteful, aromatic dish cooked in tomato gravy and some nicely blended spices. Do try this and make your day …….

Ayesha’s Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ chicken (cut into small pieces)(16 pieces)
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tbspn red chilli powder
  • 1 tspn Ayesha’s kitchen special garam masala
  • 3 medium sized sliced tomatoes
  • 2 tbspns julienne ginger
  • 2 healthy cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 2 green chilllies
  • 4 tbspns yogurt
  • 1 tspn red chilli flakes
  • ½ tspn turmeric
  • 1 tbspn methi leaves
  • ½ cup oil

FOR GARNISHING

  • 2 lemon slices
  • 2 tbspns ginger julienne
  • 2 sliced green chilllies
  • A punch of coriander

Procedure:

-Heat oil and fry ginger juliennes and minced garlic, until they are red. Now add chicken and cook on high heat, with constant stirring until it turns white. Now add garam masala and mix well.

-Now add all other spices, except methi leaves and mix well.

-Add tomatoes and yogurt and cook covered on low medium heat for about 10 minutes or until the oil separates from the masala. Now add methi leaves, give it a last stir and remove from flame.

-Take it out in the serving dish and garnish with some lemon slices, coriander leaves, ginger julienne and green chilllies.

-Serve hot with raita, fresh salad and roti.