Spicy Chicken Karahi Recipe


  • Chicken 1 kg
  • Yogurt 1 cup
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • Oil 3/4 cup
  • Onion 3 medium (sliced)
  • Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
  • Tomato 2 (chopped)
  • Green chilies 3 (chopped)
  • Qasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves) 2 tbsp
  • Ginger and green chilies for garnish

Karahi Masala Spices

  • Salt to taste
  • Red chili powder ½ tsp
  • Crushed red chili ½ tsp
  • Paprika/Kashmiri red chili ¼ tsp
  • Black pepper powder ½ tsp
  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp


  1. Marinade chicken with yogurt and salt for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat up oil and fry the onion until light brown. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for a minute, add a splash of water and give a quick stir.
  3. Put in tomato and green chilies; cook for 3-4 minutes then add chicken and all karahi masala spices. Mix it covers and cooks on high flame for 2-3 minutes or until it starts bubbling. Then reduce the flame to medium-low.
  4. Cook until chicken half tender. Now add qasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves) and cook again until chicken tender and water evaporates and oil comes on top.
  5. Garnish with sliced ginger and green chilies and serve.
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