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Spicy Creamy Kadai Chicken Recipe

Spicy Creamy Kadai Chicken
How To Make Spicy Creamy Kadai Chicken

About Spicy Creamy Kadai Chicken Recipe | Kadai Chicken Recipe: One of the classic Indian chicken curries, kadai chicken is a chicken recipe from North India, known to be spicy and full of flavour. The name comes from the way of cooking this recipe which is in a 'kadai' or wok. A staple dish in every restaurant menu, this chicken dish is prepared at home on special occasion of festivals or dinner parties. It takes about half to one hour to cook it perfectly and with simple ingredients that are available at home. Best enjoyed with a choice of bread like roti, naan or paratha, you can also have this with some rice.

Ingredients in Spicy Creamy Kadai Chicken Recipe: Juicy chicken chunks simmer in a spicy broth of tomatoes, chillies, onion and host of spices. Finish off with a note of cream! A beautiful and flavourful chicken curry to relish!

  • Total Cook Time 50 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 45 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Medium

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
  • to taste salt
  • 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, 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

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

Recipe Notes

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