Sunday, April 5, 2009

Kadhai Chicken

It is also called Kadai chicken curry, murg kadhai, kadhai murghee, Iruppuchchatti kozhi curry, Wok chicken curry and so on.


  • Chicken: 1
  • Onion: 4
  • Tomato: 6
  • Ginger garlic Paste: 4 tsp
  • Green Chili: 3
  • Coriander Powder: 2 tsp
  • Garam masala: 2 tsp
  • Red chili powder: 2tsp
  • Turmeric Powder: ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Edible oil: as required
  • Coriander leaves: for garnishing

Method of preparation:

  • Dress the chicken and cut into pieces.
  • Chop the onions, tomatoes and green chilies.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai.
  • Add chopped onions and green chilies and sauté until light golden brown.
  • Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, coriander powder and salt.
  • Mix well.
  • Add tomatoes, gingergarlic paste and sauté until the tomatoes become half cooked.
  • Add a little water and bring it to boil.
  • When the gravy becomes slightly thick, add chicken pieces and stir well.
  • Reduce heat. Cover and thoroughly cook.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot.

Taken well with rice, biriyani / biriani, kushka, chapathi, roti, bread, puri / poori, paratha / purotta, dosa / dosai, idli / idly, oothappam / uthappam etc.

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