Kadai Chicken

Chicken cooked in tomato puree and cashewnut paste This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Main Ingredients Chcken, Tomato
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Kadai Chicken

  • 750 grams Chcken Cut into 12 pieces on the bone
  • 3 tablespoons Tomato
  • 3 medium Onions
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander seeds
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin seeds
  • 10-12 Black peppercorns
  • 5 Dried red chillies
  • 3 medium Tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 Green chillies
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Cashewnut paste


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick kadai. Slice onions and add and sauté. Heat another non-stick pan.
  2. Add coriander seeds, cumin seeds, black peppercorns and dry roast for 1 minute. Add dried red chillies and roast till fragrant. Cool and powder coarsely.
  3. Chop tomatoes and puree in a blender. When onions are lightly browned add ginger-garlic paste and 2 tbsps water and sauté. Chop green chillies and add.
  4. Sauté for ½ minute and add powdered spices and stir. Add chicken and mix well. Add pureed tomatoes and mix well. Add salt, cashewnut paste and ½ cup water and mix well.
  5. Cover and cook. When it comes to a boil, reduce heat and cook for about 15 minutes or till the chicken is done. Switch off heat and let it stand for 5 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 447.75
Carbohydrates 12.55
Protein 53.1
Fat 20.125
Other Fiber 1.025