Wednesday, April 20, 2011

KADAI CHICKEN RECIPE | CAPSICUM CHICKEN CURRY | CHICKEN RECIPES

 My husband is an ardent fan of Chicken recipes , Check out all the chicken recipes in my blog here . This recipe combines the fresh bell peppers in the chicken . It goes well with Naan Recipe . Check out my similar Veg recipe Kadai Paneer here .  We generally order Kadai chicken in the restaurants and this is my first attempt to make Kadai chicken at home  and it tasted really good . So now off to the recipe  now .

Capsicum chicken curry Recipe ( Kadai Chicken )
KADAI CHICKEN RECIPE | CAPSICUM CHICKEN CURRY | CHICKEN RECIPES


Ingredients:

  • Chicken - 500 grams , Cleaned , skin out and cut in small pieces 
  • Capsicum | Bell Pepper - 2 numbers , Diced
  • Onion - 1 number , chopped
  • Tomato - 2 number, Pureed  
  • Salt - to taste
  • Turmeric powder - 1 /2 teaspoon
  • Oil - 2 tablespoon
  • Whole red chilli - 2 numbers , slit
  • Cumin sees - 1 tea spoon

To Roast and  Grind :

  • Whole Red Chilli - 12 numbers
  • Coriander seeds - 6 teaspoon
  • Ginger - 25 gms
  • Garlic - 25 grams
  • Kasthoori Methi Leaves ( Fenugreek leaves ) - 1 teaspoon 
  • Cumin seeds - 2 teaspoon
  • Pepper corns - 1 teaspoon
Capsicum Chicken Curry Recipe
Capsicum Chicken Curry


Method:


Take a wok and heat it . Add the whole red chilli , coriander seeds , Cumin seeds , Pepper corns , Ginger , garlic , Kasthoori Methi powder (  Dried Fenugreek leaves ) and dry roast them .


Grind them in to a powder in a mixer grinder . Set aside .



Heat a Kadai or Wok  and add the oil . Add the cumin seeds and allow it  to splutter , and now add the red chillis and fry for few seconds . Add the chopped onions and cook till they become soft .



Add the Chicken pieces , the ground powder , salt and turmeric powder . Mix well .


Add  some water and bring the contents to a boil . Cook till the raw masala  smell goes away


Now add the pureed tomatoes to the chicken gravy . Mix well .


Cook till oil separates out from the gravy .Now add the diced capsicum and cook till the capsicum is crunchy. ( Do not over cook the capsicum )


Mix the contents well . Serve hot .


This dish goes well with Naan  Recipe and also with flat breads , parathas  and steamed Rice . Yummy Kadai Chicken is ready to serve !

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Note :


  • The capsicum could be roasted in oil for few seconds till they become crunchy , and added to the gravy .

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2 comments:

  1. Yummy kadhai chicken. So tempting.
    Thanks for sharing.

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