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Pan Cooked Chicken

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  Chicken 1 Pound
  Onion 2 Large, finely chopped
  Tomatoes 2 , finely chopped
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Red chilli powder 4 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Green pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Juice of lemon 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic ginger paste 2 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Whole garam masala 1 Teaspoon

First marinate chicken. For this add 2 tsp red chilli powder, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, lemon juice, salt and mix this well. To this add chopped chicken pieces and mix well. Marinate this for half hour

Heat 6 tsp oil in a pan. Once oil is hot add whole garam masala, then add onions and saute the onions till it gets light brown color.
Add ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell from ginger garlic goes away.
Add coriander powder, cumin powder and saute for 2 mts.
Now add tomatoes and cook till tomatoes gets fully mashed up with onions. For this cover it and cook for 5 mts.
Add red chilli powder an cook till oil starts loosing out from the spices.
Now add marinated chicken and half cup water and mix all well. Cover it and cook for 10 mts.
After 10 mts open the cover, stir the chicken, cover and cook for another 10 mts.
Once chicken is 80% cooked add garam masala and bell pepper, mix well, cover and cook for 5 to 10 mts till chicken and pepper gets fully cooked.
Kadhai Chicken is ready to serve now!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Indian Kadhai Chicken
Kadhai or deep pan cooking is a common technique employed in cooking meats particularly in North India. Watch chef Madhura showing how to cook Kadhai Chicken with lots of spices and a few vegetables. Good to serve with rotis!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 326 Calories from Fat 132

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.6%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g19.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 76 mg25.3%

Sodium 304.4 mg12.7%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g7.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.2 g24.7%

Sugars 9.2 g

Protein 27 g53.5%

Vitamin A 43.8% Vitamin C 50.9%

Calcium 11.6% Iron 15.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pan Cooked Chicken Recipe Video, Indian Kadhai Chicken