Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Kadai Chicken


chicken - 1 kg
onions - 2 (finely chopped)
tomatoes - 3 (finely chopped)
salt to taste
turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
ginger garlic paste - 2 tbsp
curry leaves - a handful
red chilli powder - 1 tsp
corriander powder - 1/2 tsp
cumin seeds - 1 tsp
oil - 4 tbsp
cinnamon - 1" stick
cardamom - 2
cloves - 2
bayleaf - 1
pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
corriander leaves - a handful (finely chopped)
water - 1/4 cup

To grind (coarsely):
red chillies - 5 
corriander seeds - 2 tsp

- in a pan add oil
- add the cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and bayleaf
- fry for a min
- add the onions and saute till they are well brown in colour
- add the tomatoes and fry till they are mushy
- add the ginger garlic paste and mix well
- add the turmeric powder, salt, curry leaves, red chilli powder, corriander powder, pepper powder, cumin seeds
- fry well
- add the ground powder and fry for another 2-4 mins
- add the chicken and fry for 5 mins
- add corriander leaves and fry for another 2 mins
- add the water and fry well
- close the pan with a lid
- when the water completely dries up and the chicken is cooked then remove from fire and serve hot as a side dish.


Priti said...

Looks yum ....even today I posted chicken recipe :)

Suja Sugathan said...

Spicy and yummy chicken.

Umm Mymoonah said...

Looks very tempting Sapthu, I just need some parathas now :)

Shama Nagarajan said...

too tempting dear..delicious

Reva said...

My all time favourite... U have made it perfectly... tasty and yummy..