Bohra Kaari

Prep time

20 mins

Cook Time

20 mints

Total Time

40 mints

Course : Main course
Servings :4
Author : Description :


  • 500 gams chicken or meat (boneless or with bones anything is fine)
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2-3 green chilies chopped
  • 2 tbsp. ginger garlic paste
  • 1 cup kaari masala
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • Curry leaves
  • Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • A few drops of lemon juice


  1. Soak Kari masala by adding one cup of water. Set it aside while you prepare the meat.
  2. Boil meat with chopped onion, ginger-garlic paste, green chilies, salt and a glass full of water until meat is cooked well and tender.
  3. Add coconut milk to meat mixture and set it aside.
  4. In a heavy bottom pan take oil fry kaari masala, add curry leaves along with some red chili powder on medium flame. Stir constantly until raw smell goes. Be careful at this step malsala should not burn.
  5. Once masalal is nicely done, add meat-coconut milk mixture to this fried kari masala.
  6. Cook curry for 15 minutes on medium flame until oil separates. Add water at this step if you feel it is needed. Add some lemon juice to it and stir.
  7. Garnish it with some fresh coriander leaves.
  8. Serve hot with white rice or tandoori rotis.


Munira Aslam