Kadhai Chicken

Kadhai Chicken
Chicken Kadhai
  • 500-600 gms of chicken 
  • 3tbsp of oil 
  • 1/2 tsp whole cumin 
  • 1 1/2 bid size onion sliced fine 
  • 1 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste 
  • Few slitted green chillies 
  • 2 tomatoes cut into thick slices 
  • 2 onions cut into 4 pieces each 
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves 
  • 2 tbsp curd /yougart 
  • Salt to taste 
  • 1/4 tsp red chilli powder 
  • 1/4 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder 
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 

Dry roast
  • 1 1/2 tsp whole coriander seeds, 
  • 1 tsp whole black peppercorns, 
  • 4 whole red chilli, 
  • 2 bay leaves, 
  • 2 green cardamom and 
  • 4-5 cloves
  • When cooled down coarsely pound in a mortar pestal and keep aside 

  • Take a kadhai add the oil and heat the oil 
  • When the oil becomes hot add the chicken to it 
  • Stir fry on full flame for few seconds 
  • Then add the whole cumin and continue stir frying 
  • Next add the finely sliced onions 
  • Stir fry till onions become translucent
  • Now add the coarsely pounded masala to the chicken
  • Stir fry for few minutes 
  • Then add few slitted green chillies
  • Next add the salt to taste, red chilli powder, kashmiri red chilli powder and turmeric powder
  • Mix the masala in well and stir fry for 5-7 minutes
  • Then add 11/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • Saute till the raw smell of the ginger garlic goes
  • Now add 2 tomatoes cut into thick slices
  • Mix the tomatoes in and cook for few minutes
  • Lower the flame and cover and cook till chicken becomes tender .
  • Open the cover and stir in between
  • Take out / remove the skin of the tomato and discard it .
  • Then add 2 tbsp of curd to the chicken
  • Saute till you get a nice reddish brown colour
  • Then add the cut onion pieces and slitted green chillies
  • Saute for few minutes Then add the chopped coriander leaves
  • Mix it in well and serve hot 

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