Monday, May 19, 2008


kadai chicken is a restaurant staple. It is great recipe to eat with naan.
Kadai, is an Indian cooking pot that looks like a wok, with 2 handles Used for stir-frying dishes over high heat and also used as a serving dishKadai . Kadai dishes have Afghan and persian origins and are unique due to the cooking process in a heavy cast iron or copper pot.


Chicken 1/2 Kg
chopped Onions 1 big
Tomatoes 4 numbers( make it past)
Capsicum 1 big (chopped slices)
Chopped Green Chilli 2
Garlic 3 big
Ginger 1/2"
Dry Red Chillies 5
Corriender seeds 1 tsp
Cloves 5
Cinnamon 2
Cardamon 1/2"
Star anise 1
Corriender powder 1 sp
Red Chilly Powder 1 tsp
Masala powder
Oil 2 tbspns
Salt to taste

Ccorriender seeds and red chillies are make it powder roughly.
Make the paste with ginger garlic.(should use more garlic then ginger)
Heat the oil in kadai, fry cloves, cardamon, cinnamon, star anise for a monute, add crushed corriender and red chilly fry for a while, add ginger garlic paste.after that add onions and fry till light brown.
Add red chilli powder, dhania powder stir it.
Then add tomato paste to this. Stir it till the oil separates. Add chicken pieces, capsicum and green chillies, mix it well.
Add salt and masala powder once stir well and cover with lid.cook on low medium heat till the chicken is tender.


Suma Rajesh said...

looks delicious....great job...

Nina's Kitchen (Nina Timm) said...

Oh my this chicken dish looks packed with flavor.

mom2am said...

I must try this one.
Looks yummy.
Thanks for visiting my blog and your lovely Comments.

Arfi Binsted said...

that looks yummy! my mouth is watering.

meeso said...

Yum, This looks so good! I like the color, It's so tempting!

Vani said...

Wow, that chicken with gravy looks delicious!

Jeena said...

My hubby would love this dish and so would I. It looks wonderful! :-)

Mrs.SriLekha said...

tis is sr from mmm... yummy dish! mouth watering! will keep in touch with ur blog

vandana rajesh said...

That looks delicious indeed. Thanks for the entry sita

Manju said...

I made the kadai chicken today and it came out great. Thank you so much for the recipe.

Maheswari said...

YUM..Looks perfect.My version is a bit dry.