Kadai Chicken

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Aug. 16, 2013

In this video Bikramjit will show us how to make Kadai Chicken, a flavorsome dish prepared using simple ingredients.


To marinate chicken
Skinless boneless chicken 240 Gram , sliced
Cayenne pepper powder 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
For gravy
Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
Black peppercorn 10
Green cardamom 4
Cinnamon stick 1 (Dalchini, 1
Cloves 3
Onion 1 , chopped
Ginger paste 1/2 Teaspoon
Garlic paste 1/2 Teaspoon
Tomato paste 4 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Red chili powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Tandoori chicken powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Water 550 Milliliter
Green bell pepper 1/2 , cut into strips (capsicum)



1. Wash and slice chicken, place in a bowl and add cayenne pepper powder and salt. Mix well and keep it aside for 5-10 minutes.


2. In a pan, heat vegetable oil and add black peppercorns, green cardamom, cinnamon stick, and cloves. When they splutter add onion and saute until browned.

3. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, and tomato paste. Cook until the oil separates.

4. Stir in turmeric powder, red chili powder and salt to taste. Add tandoori chicken powder and 50 ml of water while frying the spices.

5. Add the marinated chicken pieces and cook on a low flame for about 10 minutes. Stir occasionally.

6. Pour 2 cups of water. Cook for another 5-7 minutes.

7. Add capsicum (green bell pepper) and cook for 3-4 minutes or until the chicken is done.


8. Serve hot with butter naan or rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 404Calories from Fat 238

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.5%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 440 mg18.33%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 28 g56%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet