Lahori Red Chicken Karahi – A tasty dish for Ramadan

on Thursday, August 1, 2013

More than half of the month of blessings has passed. As Ramadan is the greatest month when all Muslims seek forgiveness and guidance from Almighty ALLAH, it is also the best time to try new food recipes and dishes. Everyone knows that in the month of Ramadan the routines and schedules are totally changed. The most exciting part of this month is the Sehri when people get prepared for fasting on the next day and Iftar times when people wait for food after a long day of fasting. Most people are fond of eating so they try new dishes especially in this month. Some people follow the many Ramadan cooking TV programs and try new recipes as guided by the famous experts and chefs.

Let’s try together a new and delicious dish on Iftar. This tasty main course recipe of today is called “Lahori Red Chicken Karahi” can be prepared in 30 minutes and serves from 2 to 4 people. You can double the ingredients in case a double portion is needed.


The main ingredients are:

Chicken (16 pieces)

2 lemons

4 green chilies chopped

1 cup clarified butter

1 green coriander chopped


½ kg tomato chopped

1 tsp black pepper crushed

1 tsp roasted white cumin

1 tbsp ginger garlic paste

1 tbsp red chili powder

1 tbsp karahi masala

2 tbsp ginger chopped

Salt to taste.


The first step is to wash the chicken and add in wok with 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste and salt to taste till the water dries. The next step is to add ½ kg chopped tomato and 1 tbsp red chili powder and cook till tomato water dries. Now add karahi masala , 1 tsp black pepper crushed , 1 tsp roasted white cumin and 1 cup oil to cook a little. Now, finally add 4 chopped green chilies, 2 tbsp chopped ginger, 1 chopped green coriander and lemon juice in it. Now serve it with Chapatis and enjoy this tasty dish.

You can try some more dishes which is delicious and best dishes for Ramadan, but this dish is easy to cook and it can be prepared in a few minutes. Do try it and you will surely get a good feedback from all your family members.

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