CooQ : Recipe: Kadai Chicken

Kadai Chicken

North indian | Mains

Chicken
256 calories/serving
40 mins
The Punjabi style Chicken-In-Wok is a perfect amalgamation of spiced chicken with coarsely grounded spices. One of the classic chicken dish for every dining table.
Recipe by:
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Ingredients

chicken
coriander seed
cumin seed
fennel seed
black peppercorn
whole dried red chilli
onion
ginger garlic paste
tomato
turmeric powder
red chilli powder
coriander powder
garam masala powder
curd
oil
capsicum
salt

Instructions

1. Take a pan and dry roast 3 tsp coriander seeds, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp fennel seeds, 1 tsp black peppercorns and 3 whole red chillies on low heat for 2-3 minutes. cool and rough grind the masala.

2. Take out 4 tsp of this masala for the chicken and store the balance for future use.

3. Saute onion petals of 1 medium onion and 1 big cubed capsicum. keep it aside.

4. Take a kadhai and heat 4 tbsp oil. add 1 tsp cumin seeds and when it splutters, add 1 tsp coriander seeds and 3 whole dried red chillies.

5. Mix them once and then add 3 chopped onions. sauté for around 8 minutes on medium heat till the onions are light brown.

6. Now add 3 tsp ginger garlic paste and fry for 2 minutes till the raw smell is gone.

7. Add tomato purée of 3 medium tomatoes and fry on high to medium heat for 2-3 minutes till the purée is cooked.

8. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder, 2 tsp coriander powder and salt to taste. mix well and fry for 2-3 minutes till the masalas are cooked and oil separates.

9. Add 750 gms chicken and fry on high heat for 5 minutes mixing it well.

10. Continue to bhuno the chicken pieces on medium heat for another 5 minutes so that they are browned and well coated with the masala.

11. Now switch off heat and add 4 tbsp whisked curd. mix it well and switch on heat. cook it for 4 minutes till the curd is cooked.

12. Now add 4 tsp of the kadai masala, mix and fry for 2 minutes. add 1/2 cup water. cover and cook for 10 minutes till chicken is soft.

13. Add the sautéed onion and capsicum. mix it well.

14. Now add 1/2 tsp garam masala powder. mix and cook for 2 minutes.

15. Add a handful of chopped coriander leaves, mix it well and simmer for 2 minutes. serve hot with roti.

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