Koyla Karahi Recipe

Koyla Karahi Recipe

Coal Cooked, traditional Koyla Karahi Recipe

  • Prepare in: 10 mins

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  • Oil :1 cup
  • Chicken (karhai cuts) : 1 kg
  • Ginger crushed : 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic crushed : 1 teaspoon
  • Tomato (puree) : 500gms
  • Crushed chili : 1 tablespoon
  • National Karhai Ghost Masala : 2 tablespoons
  • National Iodized Salt : to taste
  • Water : 1 cup
  • Whole green chili : 2-4
  • Ginger julian :  1 tablepsoon + for garnish
  • Charcoal : small piece
  • Fresh Coriander : for garnish


Heat up the wok, add oil and add chicken

Do bhunai until little light brown in color

To this add crushed ginger, crushed garlic, tomato puree, crushed chili, National Karhai Ghost Masala and National Salt

Add water and cook with the lid on for 15 minutes on medium heat

Do bhunai for 5 minutes until very little moisture is left and oil separates

Sprinkle ginger, green chili and place the hot burning charcoal on top of meat using little piece of bread as a bed

Pour 1 teaspoon of oil to get the smoke, turn the heat low put the lid on and put it on a dum for 5 minutes

Garnish with more ginger and fresh coriander