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Kadai Chicken

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Chicken cooked in a red gravy.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Preparation Time : 26-30 minutes

Cooking time : 31-40 minutes

Servings : 4

Kadai Chicken

Main Ingredients





Main Course-Chicken

Level Of Cooking



  • Chicken
    10-12 piec
  • Coriander seeds
    2 teaspoons
  • Cumin seeds
    2 teaspoons
  • Black peppercorns
  • Whole dry red chillies
  • Ginger
    2 inch pieces
  • Garlic
    15 cloves
  • Ghee
    2 tablespoons
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Onion chopped
    1 large
  • Tomatoes chopped
    4 large
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
    2 tablespoons


Step 1

Dry roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds and black peppercorns and grind to a coarse powder. Grind red chillies, ginger and garlic to a fine paste. Heat ghee and oil in a kadai, add onion and sauté till lightly browned.

Step 2

Add half the coarsely ground spice powder and red chilli-ginger-garlic paste and continue to sauté for three to four minutes.

Step 3

Add tomatoes and salt and continue to sauté till the tomatoes become soft. Add chicken and stir.

Step 4

Add coriander leaves and the remaining coarsely ground spice powder and mix. Add half a cup of water and stir. Cover and cook on medium heat till the chicken is done. Serve hot.

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