White Chicken Karahi/ Kadai

Chicken White karahi is a Pakistani delicacy. It is a tasty dish prepared with meat, yogurt and some spices, no tomatoes are added in it. Try this and enjoy a light day ….

Ayesha's Kitchen


  • 1 chicken skinless karahi cut
  • 2 tbspns green chilli paste
  • 2 tbspns ginger paste
  • 12 tbspns yogurt
  • 1 cup oil
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 lemons squeezed
  • 4 tbspns coriander
  • 2 green chilllies sliced
  • 1 large onion (fried and crushed)


  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbspn coriander powder
  • 1 tspn white pepper
  • ½ tspn red chilli powder
  • 2 black peppercorns
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 big cardamom
  • 1 tspn cracked black pepper
  • 2 tspns fresh Ayesha’s Kitchen Special garam masala


-In a mixing bowl, combine chicken, Masala ingredients, fried onion, chilli paste, ginger paste, 5 tbspns yogurt and water. Mix and keep aside for 30 minutes.

-Heat oil and add the marinated chicken. Cook covered for 15 minutes on low heat.

-Take off the lid and simmer it of high heat with constant stirring by adding rest of the yogurt in intervals.

-Take it out in a dish, drizzle some lemon juice and garnish with green chilllies and coriander. Serve hot with Midri Khameeri roti, raita and salad.

6 thoughts on “White Chicken Karahi/ Kadai

  1. thegrandioseself

    Looks fantastic! i really want to try it; i have recently started cooking and your recipes are great. I have a couple questions, what do you mean by the chicken being karahi cut? also by big cardamom, do you mean the black one or green one? thanks so much!


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