Kadai Chicken is yet another popular recipe in this part of the world. The word “Kadai” in Hindi means Wok. How the dish got its name is still a mystery to me. This recipe is by one of my favourite books, written by Jiggs Kalra. Even though the original recipe doesn’t call for either onions or capsicum, I have taken the liberty to make my own version. Here’s the recipe.. ๐
Source: Jiggs Kalra
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Kadai Chicken is yet another popular recipe in this part of the world. The word "Kadai" in Hindi means Wok. How the dish got its name is still a mystery to me. This recipe is by one of my favourite books, written by Jiggs Kalra. Even though the original recipe doesn't call for either onions or capsi
Pound red chillies, coriander seeds and keep aside..
Heat a teaspoon of ghee/oil and saute the onions and capsicum till translucent. Keep aside.
Heat ghee/oil and add garlic paste and saute over medium heat till light brown.
Add pounded spices and stir for 30 seconds.
Add tomatoes and bring to a boil.
Add green chillies, ginger paste and 1/3rd of coriander leaves.
Reduce the heat and simmer for 4-5 minutes.
Add the chicken and let it cook, stirring occassionally till the fat leaves the masala.
When the chicken is done, add the sauteed onions and capsicum along with garam masala powder and kasoori methi.
Stir well and let it cook for 2 minutes.
Switch off the heat and transfer to a serving bowl.
Garnish with remaining coriander leaves.
I used 1-1/2 tablespoons of coriander powder instead of Coriander seeds