Chicken Daal Karahi Recipe

Easy Chicken Daal Karahi

We mostly cook karahi with meat, but in this recipe, chicken is cooked with Bengal gram.

The combination of chicken and daal chana creates a  wonderful flavorsome punch. A perfect Pakistani Food Recipe to serve with mint raita and pickle.

Delicious Chicken Daal Karahi

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Serves: 4


  • Chicken ½ kg
  • Boil bengal gram (daal chana) 1 cup
  • Onion 1 large (sliced)
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • White cumin 1 tsp
  • Crushed red chili 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric ½ tsp
  • Tomato 2 (sliced)
  • Yogurt 4 tbsp
  • Crushed black pepper ½ tsp
  • Green chili 4 (sliced)
  • Green coriander leaves as required
  • Oil ¼ cup


  1. Heat oil in pan and fry onion until get pinkish color. Then add ginger garlic paste and sauté two minutes.
  2. Now add salt, cumin, red chili, turmeric and tomato. Cook until tomato gets soften.
  3. Add chicken, cook until meat water dries.
  4. Add yogurt; cover and cook on slow heat until chicken tender. When chicken tender add Bengal gram, mix then add green chili, green coriander, sprinkle black pepper and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Serve hot with roti.