Velvety White Handi



Chicken   boneless         ½ kg

Oil                                  ½ c

Onion                             1m finely chopped

Ginger garlic paste         1 tb.sp

Green chillies                 4-5 finely chopped

Salt                                to taste

Black pepper                 ½ t.sp

White pepper                ¼ t.sp

Cumin                           ½  t.sp (crushed)

Coriander seeds            ½  t.sp (crushed)

Yogurt                          ½ c

Cream                           ½ c


Heat oil add onion fry till soften.

Add ginger garlic paste and chicken till color changes.

Add chillies, salt, peppers, cumin and coriander and mix well.

Add yogurt , cover for 15 min.

When gravy gets dry add cream cook for 2-3 min. on low flame

Garnish with garam masla and chillies.


Shanwari Karhai

This recipe is from a road side restaurant of Karachi named ” Shanwari Karachi” now opened in Lahore also in Jahor Town

onion 1 m (chopped)
Chicken (cut into 16 pieces) 1 kg
Green chilies 8 (cubes)
Tomatoes slice ½ kg(chopped)
Oil 1 cup
Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
Crushed black pepper 1 tsp
Salt 1 ½ tsp
Crushed rosted cumin 1 ½ tsp heaped
red chilli flakes 1 td.sp heaped(kutti laal march)

Heat ¾ cup oil, onion n fry it will tender then
add 1 kg chicken and fry for 10 minutes.
Add 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste and ½ kg chopped tomatoes, cover and cook for 10 minutes, then add 1 ½ tsp salt, 8 green chilies, 1 ½ tsp roasted crushed cumin,red chilli flakes 1 td.sp heaped(kutti laal march)

, and ½ tsp black pepper. Cook over high flame till chicken is tender and oil comes on top.

serve it with roti or naan