Kadhai Chicken

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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

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