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Kadhai Chicken Recipe

Kadhai Chicken is a popular Pakistani Starter
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On :
Friday, 13 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian
Course :
Starter
Cuisine :
Pakistani
Technique :
Saute
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 kg - chicken, cut into pieces
  • 3 medium sized onions, chopped
  • 5 to 6 - medium tomatoes, blanched, peeled and chopped
  • 1.5 - ginger, chopped
  • 6 - Cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - Vinegar
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 250 ml - oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Coarsely ground masala:
  • 5 tbsp - whole Coriander seeds
  • 2 tbsp - whole cumin
  • 1 tsp - whole Fenugreek seeds
  • 8 to 10 - whole Red Chillies
  • For Garnishing :
  • Chopped fresh Coriander leaves
  • How to Make Kadhai Chicken:

    1. Heat oil in a kadhai (wok), add chopped onions and fry till pink.
    2. Add chopped garlic and saute for 2 mins.
    3. Add chicken pieces and fry on high flame till the pieces turn white and then light brown.
    4. The chicken will give out an aroma at this stage.
    5. Add half the coarsely ground masala.
    6. Stir well for 2 mins.
    7. Add chopped tomatoes, chilli powder, salt, half the chopped ginger and mix well.
    8. Cover and cook for 15 mins. on low heat, till the chicken is cooked.
    9. Add the remaining coarsely ground masala, vinegar and remaining half of the chopped ginger.
    10. Cover and place the vessel on a griddle.
    11. Keep on a slow fire for 10-15 mins. till oil separates.
    12. Sprinkle with garam masala powder and keep it covered for another 5 mins.
    13. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and juliennes of ginger.
    14. Serve hot.



     

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