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Kadai Chicken

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Kadai Chicken literally means Chicken cooked in a 'Kadai' or Wok. This spicy chicken dish can be eaten with any Indian Flat Bread.
Ingredients
  Boneless chicken breasts 1 Pound, weighing around
  Onions 1 Medium
  Tomato 2 Medium
  Green chilies 3
  Dried fenugreek leaves 5 Tablespoon, kasoori methi
  Ginger garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dhaniya powder 1 Teaspoon, coriander powder
  Garam masala powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chilly powder To Taste
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Cut chicken into cubes and marinade with ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, salt and chilly powder and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Heat a wok and shallow fry 1 onion, 2 tomatoes and green chillies and grind into a smooth paste by adding 2 cups of water. Keep aside.

Heat a kadai/wok, add 4 tbs of oil. Add the marinated chicken and fry well, moving the pieces around. Cover and cook for 2 minutes. Once the chicken pieces are 3/4rth done, add the ground masala; mix well and make sure the masala coats the pieces well.

Add dhaniya powder, garam masala powder, methi and black pepper powder and mix well. Continue cooking until the water evaporates and masala attains a golden brown color. (approx 10 minutes)

Serve Hot with any Indian Flat Bread

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Occasion: 
Wedding
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
5

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 142 Calories from Fat 15

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.5%

Saturated Fat 0.36 g1.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 52.6 mg17.5%

Sodium 196.7 mg8.2%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.8%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8.1%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 23 g45.7%

Vitamin A 11.4% Vitamin C 42.3%

Calcium 4.1% Iron 7.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Kadai Chicken Recipe