Kadai Chicken | Step by Step of making Kadai Chicken Recipe

kadai chicken

Kadai Chicken is a variety in which chiccken is cooked along with capsicum and cooked in thick bottemed wok / Kadai.When we usually go to restaurant mostly we order this chicken.Making it in home is very easy.

Preparation time: 15 mins,marination time-30 mins or more
cooking time: 30 mins


To marinate:

  • Chicken-1\2 kg
  • Ginger garlic paste-1\2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder-1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1\2 tsp
  • Lemon juice/white vinegar-1 tsp
  • Salt-1\2 tsp

For gravy:

  • Oil-2 to 3 tbsp
  • bay leaf,cinnamon,clove,cardamon-1 each
  • Onion,sliced-1
  • green chilly-1,silted
  • tomato-1,big pureed
  • ginger garlic paste-1\2 tsp
  • Coriander powder-1 n 1\2 tsp
  • red kashmiri chilly powder-1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder-1 tsp
  • Capsicum,diced-1\2 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves-to garnish


1.Clean the chicken well and add all the ingredients under " to marinate" to it and mix well.Let it marinate for 15-30 mins.

2.Heat oil in pan,add the whole spice first and then add onion and green chilly and saute till it becomes translucent.the add in ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell vanishes follow it with tomato puree and mix well.

3.Then add the marinate chicken to it.Add in salt and dry powders,first mix well.then add 2 cups of water and cover and cook till chicken is 3\4 cooked.

4.Then add in the diced capsicum.check for salt and cook for 5 mins till everything blends wells.

Tasty kadai chicken is ready to be served with indian flat bread,naan/roti  or even rice.


1.Adjust chilly powder according to ur spice level.


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