Peshawari Karahi Recipe | Food Diaries | Zarnak Sidhwa | Desi Food

Peshawari Karahi Recipe | Food Diaries
Peshawari Karahi Recipe | Food Diaries

Peshawari Karahi is a taste of heavenly goodness. Give this divine tasting recipe a try and dwell in the goodness of Mutton Karahi.

Watch this Masala TV video to learn how to make Peshawari Karahi and Danish Cookies Recipes. This show of Dawat with Chef Abida Baloch aired on 30 March 2021.







  • Oil ½ cup
  • Salt 1½ tsp
  • Chicken 1 kg
  • Garlic 5-6 cloves
  • Ginger 2-3 slices
  • Water 1 cup
  • Tomatoes, blanched and skin removed 3
  • Black peppercorns Few
  • Tomato puree 1 tbsp
  • Green chillies, chopped 4-5
  • Ginger 1”sliced
  • Black pepper powder ½ tsp

In a karahi heat oil, add chicken and salt. Stir fry till water has evaporated and it is no longer pink. Put ginger and garlic in a sauce pan and add water. Let it boil and soften for about 2 minutes. Strain this ginger garlic water into the wok, discarding the remains of ginger and garlic. Add blanched and chopped tomatoes and crushed peppercorns to the chicken. Keep stirring and cooking till enough water is evaporated. Add tomato puree and mix. Add in chopped green chilies, ginger, ground black pepper and stir and serve.


  • Salted butter 1 cup
  • Caster sugar 3/4 cup
  • Vanilla essence 1 tsp
  • Eggs 2
  • Flour 2 cups
  • Sugar 1 cup

Beat butter and caster sugar, add in vanilla and beat until very light and fluffy. Add in 1 egg. Gradually mix in flour. Form dough into a 3/4″-thick disk. Wrap in plastic and chill until firm, about 2 hours. Roll out on a lightly floured sheet of paper, cut out rounds with large cutter; punch out centers with smaller cutter. Transfer to lined baking sheets, spacing 1 1/2″ apart. Chill 15 minutes. Beat remaining egg with 1 tsp water; brush cookies with egg wash; sprinkle with sugar. Freeze 10 minutes. Bake at 180 degrees C, rotating baking sheets halfway through, until edges are golden brown, 10–15 minutes. Transfer to wire racks; let cool.

Peshawari Karahi Recipe in Urdu and English

At Masala TV you can check complete Peshawari Karahi Recipe in Urdu and English. This is one of the best recipes by chef Zarnak Sidhwa at Masala TV show Food Diaries. Check out the other best recipes of chefs Zarnak Sidhwa.

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