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shinwari karhai mThe Shinwari are Pushton tribe of Pakistan and Afghanistan. Shinwari Karhai is a famous dish in all over Pakistan beacaue of less spices and great taste.
I am thankful to my husband who personally asked recipe from a famous Shinwari karahi making expert. He was making karhai in front of him and when my husband asked him about the recipe, he told him in detail. From that day I not only making this at home but also telling all my relatives this awesome recipe.


Chicken/ Mutton1/2 kg
Tomatoes4-5 large
Ginger chopped1 tbsp
Green chilies chopped2
Saltto taste
Black pepper crushed
Coriander leaves, green chilies and ginger sticksfor garnish


  • In 1/2  cup oil fry chicken add ginger and green chilies too. Fry till light brown.
  • Now add salt, tomatoes cut in two slices and 1/2 cup water. Cover with the lid and cook till chicken tender .
  • Remove skin of tomatoes and fry on high flame.
  • When oil separates add crushed black pepper , coriander leaves and green chilies.
  • Cover with the lid and let it simmer for few seconds.
  • Serve with Naans.

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  1. Mustaqim Ahmad says:

    Salam …. This resulted into an awesome karahi.

  2. What about motton i mean shud v need to boil mutton first?

    • Qurat ul Ain says:

      No not at all, just add water in case of mutton. Boiling will ruin the taste of mutton. Follow the same instruction just add water to cook it well.

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