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Chili Chicken Karahi

Chili Chicken Karahi

Brief Description

Chili chicken karahi is a spicy dish. As name suggests this dish contains different kind of chilies and peppers. It is served in a small karahi (wok).

Preparation Time 25 mins
Cooking Time 40-45 mins
Serves 4-6 serves

Ingredients for Chili Chicken Karahi

  • Chicken breast- 500g
  • Green chilies, slit- 4  
  • Oil to cook
  • Salt as needed
  • Chili powder- 1 tsp
  • Ginger paste- 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste- 2 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 2 tsp
  • Onion seeds- 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds, white- ½ tsp
  • Lemon juice- 2 tbsp
  • Chopped onions- 2
  • Chopped tomatoes- 2
  • Curry leaves- 5- 8
  • Chopped coriander leaves- 3 tsbp

Chili Chicken Karahi

How to make Chili Chicken Karahi

  • Marinate the chicken in garlic paste and lemon juice. Keep it aside for 20 min.
  • Take 2 chilies and remove their seeds and fry them and rest of chilies in oil.
  • Heat up a pan and pour some oil in it. Once oil is hot drop in cumin seeds, onion seeds and curry leaves and cook for 2 minutes. Add onions, garlic, ginger and remaining spices and cook for 4-5 minutes and make sure spices don’t get burned.
  • Put in chicken and fry till it is golden brown. Toss in tomatoes and cook on high flames for a few minutes. Put the lid on and cook further for 10-12 minutes.
  • It’s time to add fried chilies, coriander and remaining lemon juice and let it simmer for 5-6 minutes.
  • Garnish with julienned ginger and lemons and serve hot.

Chili Chicken Karahi

Chili Chicken Karahi

Some Useful Tips

    To make sure your homemade chili, garlic and ginger paste stays fresh for long add a tbsp of hot vegetable/ sunflower/ canola oil into it and mix well. Keep them in refrigerator and use when necessary.

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