Monday, 16 July 2012

Kadai Chicken

Hi All,
  Weekend was full busy :-) but I enjoyed keeping myself busy . My little darling turned 2, lovely moments were cherished...
Today's recipe is Kadhai Chicken which is normally ordered by us in a restaurant :-)

1 kg chicken
4 large onions (finely sliced)
4 large tomatoes (finely chopped)
2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
1-2 green chilly (optional)
2 tbsp curd (nicely beaten)
3 tbsp oil
4-5 clove
1"cinnamon stick
1 bay leaf
2-3 cardamon 
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tbsp garam masala
1 tbsp chicken masala
1/2 tsp haldi (turmeric powder)
Salt taste
1 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp red chilly powder
1 capsicum (cut into cubes)
Garnish:Few fresh coriander leaves (finely chopped)


  1. Wash,clean and pat dry chicken.Keep it aside.
  2. Now mix curd, 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste, 1/4 tsp red chilly powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, salt, 1/2 tsp garam masala. Mix well
  3. Put chicken pieces into the mixture and marinate for 5-6 hrs or overnight.
  4. Heat oil in a kadhai, add bay leaf, cloves, cinnamon, cardamon saute for 3-4 secs.
  5. Add sliced onions and fry till golden brown in colour. 
  6. Add chopped tomatoes and slit green chilies, mix well and cook till oil separates.
  7. Add all the dry masalas and mix nicely. 
  8. Now put marinated chicken into the mixture and mix nicely.
  9. Cook covered on medium flame. Keep stirring in between.
  10. When chicken is about to cook add capsicum and mix well.
  11. Cook covered for another 5-10 mins or till fat separates from the chicken.
  12. Remove from the fire, garnish with chopped coriander.
  13. Serve hot with prantha or tandoori roti.
  14. Enjoy.


Vimitha Durai said...

I love chicken and this looks so tempting

Rekha said...

very tasty curry...perfect with some plain rice:)

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thank you so much Vimitha and Rekha :-)

Unknown said...

perfect with naan or roti..

Spice up the Curry said...

looks yumm

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thank you Preeti and Kanan :-)

Unknown said...

you have a yummy blog :)
loved all the recipes :)

Shobha said...

Delicious kadai chicken..I make paneer this way.The click is awesome.

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thank you so much Vish and Shobha ji :-)

Unknown said...

You have a Very nice blog....following u...:)

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thank you Puja and welcome to my blog :-)

Niesha said...

Nice receipe dear.. It look delicious !!!

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thank you so much Nisha :-)