Spicy Creamy Kadai Chicken Recipe

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Spicy Creamy Kadai Chicken
  • Chef: SS Shiju
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

One of the classic Indian chicken curries is just a few steps away. Let juicy chicken chunks simmer in a spicy broth and finish off with a note of cream!

Ingredients of Spicy Creamy Kadai Chicken

  • For the marinade:
  • 1 kg chicken
  • 1 Tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • For the paste:
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 Tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 3 black cardamoms
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 cup water
  • For sauteing:
  • 2 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 tsp ginger, finely chopped
  • 3 green chillies
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp kasturi methi
  • 1 cup cream

How to Make Spicy Creamy Kadai Chicken

1.Marinate chicken with the ingredients mentioned and keep it aside for a while.
2.Grind all the ingredients for the tomato paste into a fine paste.
3.In a frying pan, shallow fry chicken pieces to light brown color.
4.In the same oil add onion, ginger and green chillies for sauteing and stir till onion turn golden brown.
5.Add chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and kasuri methi.
6.Now add the tomato mixture and a cup of water.
7.Once it boils, add fried chicken pieces and mix everything together.
8.Add a little bit of salt if required.
9.Pop the lid on and cook for 10 minutes on medium heat.
10.Once finished cooking, add a cup of cream to give it a rich taste.
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