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Kadai Chicken Recipe, Delicious Wok Fried Chicken & Capsicum Masala

Kadai Chicken Recipe | Chicken Karahi Recipe | Punjabi Kadai Chicken Recipe

How to make Kadai Chicken Recipe | Chicken Karahi Recipe | Punjabi Kadai Chicken Recipe (Step by Step)

How to make Kadai Chicken Recipe | Chicken Karahi Recipe | Punjabi Kadai Chicken Recipe (Step by Step) – One of the classic Indian chicken curries, Karahi Chicken recipe is a chicken recipe from North India. It is known to be spicy and full of flavour.

The name comes of karahi chicken recipe from the way of cooking this recipe which is in a ‘Kadai‘ or wok.

Karahi chicken is a staple dish on an every restaurant menu. It’s a popular north Indian dish that’s made with a few freshly ground whole spices and is known for it’s incredible flavour. This chicken curry dish is prepared at homes on the special occasions of festivals or dinner parties.

How to make Chicken Kadai Indian Style?

Kadai Chicken or Punjabi kadai chicken is a very popular North Indian chicken curry preparation, especially in restaurants. It is quite different from Chicken Karahi popular in Pakistan and is done in a very different way.

Karahi chicken is usually cooked with freshly roasted ground spices in onion and tomato mixture, with kasoori methi, ginger julienne, green bell peppers (capsicum), which make this curry different from others.

This karahi chicken is semi gravy or in thicker gravy than other curries. It is undoubtedly  full of aroma and taste. It goes well when paired with roti (chapati), naan or any kind of rice.

Chicken Karahi Recipe, Delicious Wok Fried Chicken & Capsicum Masala Recipe

Kadai chicken is ready. Kadai chicken recipe is done.

Kadai chicken recipe is a ridiculously simple and no-fuss recipe. The name Kadai chicken owes its origin to the Indian Kadai or wok. Two ingredients critical to a great Kadai chicken are coriander seeds and capsicum.

These make it aromatic, flavourful and colourful. Chicken Karahi is quick to make and delicious to eat. Kids usually love it since it is low on spices. Another hit Kadai dish that you should check out is Kadai paneer.

Whenever you are short on ideas on what to make for a meal, Kadai chicken always hits the mark. Check the recipe out and let me know how you fared if you make it.

Indications for making Kadai Chicken Recipe, Wok Fried Chicken & Capsicum Masala

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Gizmos: A Kadai or wok
  • Servings: 3 easily

Kadai Chicken Recipe | Punjabi Kadai Chicken Recipe | Chicken Karahi

How to make Kadai Chicken Recipe | Punjabi Kadai Chicken Recipe | Chicken Karahi (Step by Step)

Chicken Karahi Recipe | Punjabi Kadai Chicken Recipe – Juicy chicken chunks simmer in a spicy curry of tomatoes, chillies, onion and host of spices. 

Kadai Chicken is Ready. Kadai chicken recipe is done.
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Kadai Chicken Recipe | Punjabi Kadai Chicken Recipe | Chicken Karahi

Kadai Chicken Recipe with chunks simmered in a spicy broth of tomatoes, chillies, onion and host of spices. Punjabi Kadai Chicken Recipe that is relished by all in the family.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Punjabi
Diet Halal
Keyword Chicken Karahi, Kadai Chicken, Punjabi Kadai Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 256kcal
Author Sumit Malhotra

Ingredients

  • 600 gram Chicken Boneless Cut in cubes
  • 1.5 tbsp Rice Bran Oil
  • 1/2 tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Piece Onions Medium-sized
  • 3 Piece Tomatoes
  • 1.5 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 100 grams Tomato Puree
  • 1/2 tsp Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 2 tbsp Cream
  • 1 Piece Capsicum Cut into strips of 1.5 inches
  • 1/2 tbsp Kasoori Methi
  • 1 tsp Salt

Instructions

  • Cut chicken into 1-inch cubes.
  • Roughly chop onions and tomatoes. Blitz tomatoes to make a puree. Slice capsicum or Shimla mirch into strips.
  • Heat rice bran oil in a wok or a kadai. If you don’t have a kadai you can use a frying pan.
  • Add coriander seeds and cumin seeds to oil and let them splutter.
  • Add onions and fry till just about brown.
  • Add chicken, dry masalas and cook till masalas turn fragrant.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and fry till their smell goes away.
  • Add pureed tomatoes and packaged tomato puree.
  • Add kasoori methi and capsicum.
  • Once chicken is done add cream. Cream adds a little richness to this recipe.
  • Leave it on slow fire for about 2 minutes and your Kadai Chicken is ready to be served.
  • Enjoy it with laccha parantha.

Notes

You can make a dry version of this dish by adding less water.
You can use chicken with bone as well.
You can add additional capsicum as per your taste and required quantity. Or add red and yellow bell peppers too.

FINALLY, TO SUM IT UP

Punjabi kadai chicken recipe

Kadai Chicken or Punjabi Kadai Chicken Recipe – One of the classic Indian chicken curries, Kadai chicken recipe is a chicken recipe from North India. It is known to be spicy and full of flavour. The name comes of Kadai chicken recipe from the way of cooking this recipe which is in a ‘Kadai’ or wok.

Kadai chicken is a staple dish on an every restaurant menu, this chicken dish is prepared at home on the special occasion of festivals or dinner parties.

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