Hope all is well and that you are safe and healthy, insha’allah ameen.

Today, I am posting the second version of Apun Ka Karahi recipe. In my first version, I just followed the Shan masala box recipe. Whereas, in this 2.0 VERSION! I am following a chicken Karahi recipe that’s my mom!! Check out more food recipes at her blog –> https://cookingwithseema.ca/

Enough of the PR. Let’s get started!


  • 3 lbs mixed chicken
  • 4 tbsp ghee (clarified butter)
  • 5 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp salt or salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 2 bay leaf
  • 3 tomatoes cut in half
  • 2 chopped onions
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 inch whole cinnamon
  • 7 cardamom
  • 3 tbsp yogurt
  • 2-3 chopped green chilies
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves


  • Wash then dry chicken pieces with paper towel to remove any water
  • Heat pan on high heat
  • Add ghee to hot pan
  • Add garlic cloves, salt, cumin seeds, cinnamon and bay leaf
  • Add chicken with chopped onions
  • Stir occasionally until chicken pieces are browning, try to get a golden colour (around 10 minutes)
  • Chop the tomatoes in half and add to center of the pan
  • Add the ground black pepper, red chili powder, turmeric, garam masala and coriander powder
  • Cover pan, reduce heat to medium-low and cook for over 15 minutes until meat is tender and tomatoes are cooked through
  • Remove lid and peel off the tomato skin
  • Add julienned ginger, green chilies and chopped coriander leaves
  • Increase heat to high
  • Add yogurt and stir and cook until the oil is released (approx. 12-15 minutes)

That is all! Check out my video below for a more visualized picture.

Hope you enjoyed! Till next time. Remember to stay blessed. And to Like, Share, and Comment!


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