Kadai Chicken Recipe

Ingredients for preparing  Kadai Chicken

  • Chicken : cleaned and washed  –  ½   kg
  • Tomato : chopped   –   2 nos.
  • Onion: chopped   –  1 no
  • Ginger- Garlic paste    –   2 tbsp
  • Green chilies: spilt   –    3 nos.
  • Red chili powder   –    1 tsp
  • Pepper Powder  -  ½  tsp
  • Turmeric powder   –    ½   tsp
  • Garam masala powder   –   1 tsp
  • Cinnamon   –   1″ piece
  • Clove   –   4 nos.
  • Cardamom Seeds  -  4 nos.
  • Salt to taste  -  ½  tsp
  • Coriander Leaves: chopped   –   2 tbsp
  • Oil  -  3 tbsp

Steps for preparing Kadai Chicken

  1. Cut chicken into cubes and marinate with ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, salt and chilli powder and keep it  for at least 1 hour.
  2. Heat oil in pan; stir fry cloves, cinnamon, cardamom seeds till fragrant. Then saute chopped onion,  tomatoes and green chilies till golden brown and grind into a smooth paste by adding  water. Keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil in a kadai, add the marinated chicken and fry well and cook covered for some time. Once the chicken pieces are ¾  done, add the ground masala; mix well till the masala coats the pieces well.
  4. Add garam masala and  black pepper powder, mix well. Continue cooking until dry and masala leaves fragrant smell and chicken is fully done.
  5. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.


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