Peshawari Chicken Karahi

Peshawari Chicken Karahi

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"Peshawari Karahi is a specialty of Peshawar, Pakistan. It is one of the top favorite meals of my family. I first ate this karahi at a restaurant in Karachi. I was in love with the aroma, the taste—it was a treat for the tongue."

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

30 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
250 g
chicken breasts (boneless)
½
onion
1 cloves
garlic
g
ginger
1
tomatoes
½ tsp
black peppercorn
½ tsp
coriander seed
½ tsp
cumin seed
¾ tsp
chili flakes
¾ tsp
salt
2 tbsp
yogurt
1 tbsp
unsalted butter
½ tsp
garam masala
½
lemon
5 g
cilantro
naan bread (for serving)
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Utensils

cutting board, knife, mortar and pestle, wok, cooking spoon, citrus press

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Nutrition per serving

Cal310
Fat7 g
Protein35 g
Carb25 g
  • Step 1/4

    Peel and thinly slice onion. Peel and finely chop garlic and ginger. Dice tomatoes. Crush black peppercorns, coriander seeds, and whole cumin with a mortar and pestle.
    • ½ onion
    • 1 cloves garlic
    • g ginger
    • 1 tomatoes
    • ½ tsp black peppercorn
    • ½ tsp coriander seed
    • ½ tsp cumin seed
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • mortar and pestle

    Peel and thinly slice onion. Peel and finely chop garlic and ginger. Dice tomatoes. Crush black peppercorns, coriander seeds, and whole cumin with a mortar and pestle.

  • Step 2/4

    Heat a wok over medium heat. Sauté onions until they turn transparent. Add chicken, garlic, ginger, chili flakes, spices, and salt. Stir for approx. 5 min. Add diced tomatoes and cook for approx. 10 min.
    • 250 g chicken breasts (boneless)
    • ¾ tsp chili flakes
    • ¾ tsp salt
    • wok
    • cooking spoon

    Heat a wok over medium heat. Sauté onions until they turn transparent. Add chicken, garlic, ginger, chili flakes, spices, and salt. Stir for approx. 5 min. Add diced tomatoes and cook for approx. 10 min.

  • Step 3/4

    Add yogurt and cook for approx. 5 min. longer.
    • 2 tbsp yogurt

    Add yogurt and cook for approx. 5 min. longer.

  • Step 4/4

    Lastly, add butter, garam masala, lemon juice, and fresh cilantro leaves. Simmer over medium-low heat for approx. 5 min. Serve hot with naan or roti and raita. Enjoy!
    • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
    • ½ tsp garam masala
    • ½ lemon
    • 5 g cilantro
    • naan bread (for serving)
    • citrus press

    Lastly, add butter, garam masala, lemon juice, and fresh cilantro leaves. Simmer over medium-low heat for approx. 5 min. Serve hot with naan or roti and raita. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Peshawari Chicken Karahi

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