A very popular and easy Pakistani chicken dish cooked in tomatoes and spices. Serve with naan and plain yogurt.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
37 mins
total:
52 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
1 4-pound chicken
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a stock pot over medium heat. Add garlic and ginger; cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add chicken pieces, tomatoes, salt, and red pepper flakes. Cover and cook over high heat, stirring every 5 minutes, until mixture has thickened, about 20 minutes. Add green chiles and water; cook and stir, uncovered, until water mostly evaporates, about 15 minutes more. Top with cilantro leaves.

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Cook's Note:

Adjust the amounts of red pepper flakes and green chiles to make the dish more or less spicy.

Nutrition Facts

694 calories; protein 62.7g; carbohydrates 7.6g; fat 44.8g; cholesterol 194mg; sodium 782.1mg. Full Nutrition
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