Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Kadhai Chicken At Home

Kadhai chicken recipe: One of the most popular chicken curries in India, kadhai chicken comes brimming with mouth-watering spices and succulent chicken chunks. Here's how you can easily make it at home.

Aanchal Mathur  |  Updated: September 22, 2020 12:30 IST

Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Kadhai Chicken At Home

Kadai Chicken Recipe: Here is how you can make a mouth-watering chicken curry.

  • Chicken curries are a rage in India, having a huge variety
  • Kadai chicken is one of the most popular chicken curries in India
  • Here is how you can make kadai chicken at home with a simple recipe

Chicken Recipe: 'Chicken curry for dinner!' The very statement can lift our moods like nothing else. Chicken seems to be one of the most popular meats among non-vegetarians. From some of the juiciest appetisers to rich Indian curries, chicken has taken over the Indian cuisine like nothing else. And the sheer variety of Indian chicken curries just make us drool more. From Butter Chicken, Dhaba-Style Chicken and Chicken-do-Pyaza to the southern-style Coconut Chicken curry, we simply can't resist any of these.

Kadhai chicken is another extremely popular chicken curry that is a hit in restaurants as well as dinner parties at home. It is popular for its spicy flavour and got its name from the cooking technique, which uses 'kadhai' (or a wok) to make the delightful curry. Chicken is not the only dish that this cooking style boasts of, one can even make kadhai paneer or mushroom too the same way.

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A rich Indian chicken curry can instantly brighten up the dinner table.

Amid the lockdown due to Coronavirus, when getting a bowl full of delicious kadhai chicken from your favourite restaurant might not be the best idea, we know how much you'll be missing it for dinner. But you'll be surprised that how easily one can make kadhai chicken at home too!


Step-By-Step Kadhai Chicken Recipe:

We've got a stellar kadhai chicken recipe here that might come to your rescue when craving for a mouth-watering chicken curry at home!

In the simple recipe, marinated chicken pieces are shallow-fried and added to a wok of sautéed onion-tomato mix with spices, including chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and kasuri methi. It is cooked well for about 10 minutes and served with a generous garnishing of cream on top.

Find the full recipe of kadai chicken here.

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Pair the curry with some tandoori roti or some steamed rice. Perfect for a weekend dinner at home!

Try it at home and let us know your experience in the comments section below.


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