Kadhai Chicken recipe

Started by Private User on Saturday, January 23, 2010


  • Private User
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Private User
1/23/2010 at 4:53 PM


Chicken cooked in a red gravy

Preparation Time : 5-10 minutes

Cooking Time : 25-30 minutes
Servings : 4


Chicken, 10-12 pieces 1 kilogram
Coriander seeds 2 teaspoons
Cumin seeds 2 teaspoons
Black peppercorns 6
Whole dry red chilli 6
Ginger 2 inch piece
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

Dry roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds and black peppercorns and grind to a coarse powder. Grind red chillies, ginger and garlic to a fine pasteHeat ghee and oil in a kadai, add onion and sauté till lightly browned. Add half the coarsely ground spice powder and red chilli-ginger-garlic paste and continue to sauté for three to four minutes. Add tomatoes and salt and continue to sauté till the tomatoes become soft. Add chicken and stir. 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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