Hariyali Chicken also called Hara Masala Chicken is a Pakistani/Indian green chicken curry. Hariyali literally means 'green' and masala means 'paste'. Green chicken karahi is a unique and refreshing Pakistani/Indian chicken curry recipe made with a blend of fresh green herbs especially green chillies, mint and coriander. No need for chopping, this hassle-free, one-pot, chicken dish can be ready in 30 minutes easily.
Green Chicken Karahi is a delicious, quick weeknight meal that is usually made with boneless chicken but I prepared it differently, chicken with bones. This recipe of hariyali chicken is the recipe of a tender chicken cooked in a thick gravy. The gravy is made with green chillies, curd, black pepper and fresh cream. This green chicken curry is best served with hot chapatis and raita. Here I am sharing Pakistani style recipe of Green chicken that tastes delicious as well as easy to prepare with less ingredients. This green masala karahi is one of the famous street food of Pakistan.
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In a grinder add bunch of fresh coriander, mint and green chilies. grind it to make a paste. Take it out and keep aside.
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In a wok add cooking oil and heat it.
Add chicken pieces in it along with salt, fry the chicken over high flame for 2-3 minutes.
Then add ginger garlic paste and mix well. Cook the chicken for 2-3 minutes more.
Add water in the chicken, cover the wok and let the chicken cook over medium low flame till completely tender.
When the chicken is completely tender uncover the wok and dry out the excess water over high flame.
Strain the excess oil form the chicken, I removed almost 1/2 quantity of cooking oil.
Now in the chicken add prepared green paste, chopped green chilies and yogurt in it, mix well.
Turn the flame to high and cook for 3-4 minutes more.
Add white pepper powder, crushed black pepper and cumin powder, mix well.
When the oil starts to separate from the masala add fresh cream in it, mix it well.
After 1-2 minutes you will notice the oil is separated completely and cream is properly combined with chicken, turn off the flame.
Pakistani green chicken karahi is ready to enjoy with hot chapati or raita.