Mohita`s Kadai Chicken

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Chicken pieces - 500 g (boneless preferably)
  • Oil - 3/4 cup
  • Jeera - 1/2 tsp
  • Tejpatta ( bay leaves ) - 2
  • Dried red chilli - 2
  • Garam masala:
  • Cloves - 4
  • Bari elaichi - 1
  • Choti elaichi - 2
  • Daalchini ( cinnamon ) - 1 inch thin strip
  • Onion - 2 medium size
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 heaped tbsp
  • Dhania patta - 1 tbsp, chopped
  • Powdered masala:
  • Haldi powder- 1 tsp
  • Jeera powder - 1 tsp
  • Dhania powder- 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder- 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
  • Tandoori masala powder - 1 tsp (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • Water - 1 litre
  • Desi ghee- 1 tbsp

How to Make Mohita`s Kadai Chicken

  • Wash the chicken thoroughly.
  • Heat oil in a non stick kadai, put jeera, tejpatta, and dried red chilli.
  • When the jeera begins to splutter, add garam masala, onion and saute for sometime over medium flame for 2 mins.
  • Add ginger garlic paste, powdered masalas, chicken, salt and saute everything for 2 mins.
  • Lower the flame to minimum.
  • Put 1 tbsp desi ghee and cover the lid of the vessel.
  • Open the vessel after every 10 mins, saute and cover again.
  • After 30 mins, start testing whether or not the chicken is cooked.
  • It usually takes 30- 45 mins to cook chicken this way.
  • Garnish with chopped dhania patta.
  • Add 1 tbsp desi ghee, when chicken is cooked.
  • Serve warm with pulao or garam garam pooris/ parathas/ roti.

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