How to make Karachi Chicken -

A famous and popular chicken dish with gravy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken boneless , Pure ghee (देसी घी)

Cuisine : Other

Course : Main Course Chicken

You can also find more Main Course Chicken recipes like Chicken Laal Saag Lima Chicken Herbed Chicken Legs Chicken Hong Kong

Karachi Chicken

Karachi Chicken Recipe Card


A rich source of protein chicken provides the body with all essential amino acids which varies based on the cut used. One of the world’s most popular food chicken also works as means to uplift sulky moods– that is probably why chicken soup is for the soul!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Karachi Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken boneless 800 grams

  • Pure ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Garlic crushed 2 cloves

  • Garam masala powder 2 teaspoons

  • Coriander seeds crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Tomatoes chopped 3 medium

  • Chicken stock 1 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat the ghee in a pan. Add the onions and garlic and sauté till they are lightly browned. Stir in the garam masala powder, coriander seeds, bay leaves, mint leaves and tomatoes and cook for fifteen to twenty minutes

Step 2

Add the chicken and cook on high heat, stirring occasionally, for about five minutes. Add the stock and salt and simmer for fifteen minutes or until the chicken is done and the sauce has thickened. Stir in the coriander leaves, mix well and serve immediately with warm naan, bread or chapatti.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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