Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Chicken Karahi 2

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Chicken Karahi ... A traditional Pakistani curry; chicken cooked with tomatoes, yogurt and spices. This recipe is completely different from the Chicken Karahi I posted earlier!

Chicken Karahi
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Serves : 3 - 4 

Ingredients :
  • 1/2 kg. chicken, cut into medium pieces
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp.  ginger & garlic paste
  • 2 to 3 green chilies, finely chopped 
  • 375 gm.  ( 4 medium sized ) tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup natural yogurt, whisked
  • 1 tbsp.  coriander seeds, crushed / coarsely ground
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tbsp.  red chilli flakes
  • Pinch of nigella seeds ( kalonji )
  • 1 tsp.  salt ( or according to taste )
  • 1/2 tsp.  turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp.  cumin seeds, freshly ground
  • 1 tsp.  dry fenugreek leaves ( kasuri methi )
  • 1 tbsp.  finely sliced ginger
  • 1 tbsp.  fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp.  butter or Ghee ( clarified butter), optional

Method :
    • Heat oil in a deep pan or wok ( karahi ).
    • Add onion and ginger garlic paste. Stir-fry for 2 minutes until onion has softened.
    • Now add chicken in it. Stir-fry until chicken is no longer pink. 
    • Add next 9 ingredients and mix well.
    • Cover with the lid and cook on medium heat until chicken is tender ( Keep stirring occasionally, so the mixture doesn't stick to the pan ). 
    • Now cook on high flame, stirring constantly until all the liquid dries up & the oil separates.
    • Add remaining ingredients; mix well & cooked covered for 5 minutes on very low heat.
    • Chicken Karahi is ready to serve with Naan or Chapattis.

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    A Round Tuit Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop , Friday Favorites , Hookin Up with HoH , It’s a Keeper Thursday , It's a Party! , More The Merrier Monday , {nifty thrifty sunday} , Savory Sunday , Savvy HomeMade Monday  , Simply Link{Party} , Strut Your Stuff SaturdaySundae Scoop , Tasty Tuesday Party , The Sunday Showcase Party , These Chicks Cooked Link Party , Think Pink Sundays , Tuesday Confessional Link Party , Tuesday Time Out Link Up Party , Weekend Show Off Party , Full Plate Thursday  , SYS Blog Link Party , fridays unfolded , Feature Yourself Friday , Freestyle Friday , Sundae Shake Up , Tuesday Talent Show , Thrifty Thursday , Delicately Constructed Friday! , Potpourri Party , Family Friday , Blog Stalking Thursday , Wicked Awesome Wednesday , Serenity SaturdayLet's Do Brunch , Shine On Fridays , Anything Goes Linky Party! , Anything Goes Linky , Frugal Days Sustainable Ways , Creative Juice Thursday

    Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!

    38 comments :

    1. SLurp,mouthwatering here,chicken karahi looks super delicious.

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    2. amazing curry looking so inviting can't resist myself

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    3. mouthwatering , looks very delicious ambreen

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    4. Would love to see this on my dinner table! A great way to warm the soul on a chilly evening. Your picture of this spicy dish is very tempting-yum!

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    5. Irresistible dish!!
      Prathima Rao
      Prats Corner

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    6. This looks fantastic! So flavorful, I'll save it for sure, thanks!

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    7. I think I need to pin this! This is perfect:) I am seriously loving your post! It is so informative and I think my subscribers would really enjoy reading this. I would love for you to come share it at Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways on Frugally Sustainable (http://frugallysustainable.blogspot.com/2011/11/frugal-days-sustainable-ways-3.html). I really hope that you will put Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways on your list of carnivals to visit and link to each Wednesday!

      Warmly,
      Andrea @ Frugally Sustainable
      Here's the link: http://www.frugallysustainable.com

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    8. Looks delicious! I would love to try it!

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    9. Looks irresistible..tempting chicken..

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    10. Thank you Priya, Santosh ji, Jaleela, Tina, Prathima, Debbi, Katerina & Suja :)

      Thank you Andrea for visiting & your nice words. Would love to link up with your party :)

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    11. Ohh wow - just the recipe I was looking for!The curry looks awesome and my mouth is watering already;)Wish I had stayed nearer to you:)

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    12. Wow this looks so delicious! Adding it to my list of things to make :)

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    13. Nicely taken pics.The dish looks perfect!
      USMasala

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    14. looks yummy and nice clicks ..........

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    15. Oh wow, what a great dish..yummy!!! Very delicious looking!! Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful night!

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    16. I totally LOVE Pakistani meat preparations, but I've not yet tried anything in my kitchen. Each time I visit here, I'm reminded of starting to cook one of your dishes soon :)

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    17. This looks terrific. Very satisfying for the fall. We have a wonderful, easy hot sausage dip today. Come visit and check it out. Please be sure to visit us on Friday 12/2 and register to win our wonderful giveaway from the Shabby Apple.

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    18. Yum! This looks very good. I love curry!:)

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    19. yummy! Ambreeen you are always awesome! yar apka blog dekhty he achanak sy bhook lag jati hy :) hehe!yep..

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    20. This sounds wonderful. Always looking for a new chicken dish! Thanks! Linking with Potpourri Party #14!

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    21. fabulous curry... looks so delicious... mouth watering...

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    22. Just mouthwatering...looks so easy to prepare and delicious!

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    23. I wanted to stop by, and let you know that I'm having to put my Soda Parlor on Private for awhile. I would love for you to still come and visit. Please email me at preciousmoments84@gmail.com and so I get your email address to send you an invitation.

      Thanks,

      Jacque
      http://thesodaparlor.blogspot.com

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    24. Hi Ambreen,
      Your Chicken Karahi looks delicious, we would really enjoy this dish. Hope you are having a great week end and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
      Come Back Soon!
      Miz Helen

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    25. Woww.. mouth watering here .. very healthy and delicious recipe.. looks yummy !!

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    26. Yum! Sounds tasty! Thanks for sharing at Shine On Fridays!

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    27. º°♥❤ Olá, amiga!
      ❤ Gosto de frango mas esse tempero é irresistível.... gengibre é tudo de bom.
      º°❤ Boa semana!
      ❤Beijinhos.
      º°❤Brasil

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    28. Hi! Wanted to let you know I'm featuring this at tomorrow Tasty Tuesday party. Thanks SO much for linking hope. Please feel free to stop by and grab a featured button! http://nap-timecreations.blogspot.com/

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    29. Thank you all for your wonderful comments :)

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    30. Thank you Emily for featuring this, so sweet of you :)

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    31. Oh man this looks delicious! Thanks for showing off!

      Carlee
      www.ladybirdln.com

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    32. This looks fabulous! Thank you for linking your wonderful recipe to Potpourri Friday!

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    33. Congratulations!
      Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you are having a great week and enjoy your new Red Plate.
      Miz Helen

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    34. Thank you so much Miz Helen for your encouragement :)

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    Thank you for visiting and brightening my day with your sweet comments. I try my best to respond to your comments ASAP, though it might take some time to get back to you.

    Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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