Special Kadai Chicken

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg - broiler chicken (cut into medium sized pieces)
  • 1 cup - curds
  • 5 - medium sized onions (finely chopped)
  • 6 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 4 to 5 - cloves
  • 1 stick - cinnamon
  • 2 - black cardamoms
  • 4 - green cardamoms
  • 2 to 3 - bay leaves
  • 5 - green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 4 - medium sized tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • 3 tsp - coriander powder
  • 2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - kasoori methi
  • 2 tbsp - fresh cream
  • Salt to taste
  • To garnish:
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 - green chillies (slit)
  • 1 inch - ginger

How to Make Special Kadai Chicken

  • Clean and wash the chicken. Marinate in curds for an hour.
  • Lightly heat oil in a non-stick or a heavy bottomed kadai.
  • Add cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon, cardamoms and bay leaves. Saute for a few seconds.
  • Add onions and green chillies. Saute the onions on a low flame till golden.
  • Add the tomatoes, salt and cook on a low flame till tender.
  • Add the powdered masalas and mix well. Saute on a medium flame till oil separates.
  • Add the marinated chicken and mix gently.
  • Cover the kadai with a lid, having some water on it.
  • Cook on a low flame, stirring gently at regular intervals.
  • Add little water if required. Cook till the chicken is tender.
  • Add crushed kasoori methi and fresh cream. Simmer for five minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves, slit green chillies and juliennes of ginger and serve hot with rotis.

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