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Recipe for Chicken Kadai

Updated on May 16, 2015
Chicken Kadai
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"Chicken Kadai" is a dish named after the utensil, which is used for cooking. "Kadai" is the Hindi word for Pan . This dish has got very thick gravy. It is famous all over India. Every Indian restaurant will provide this dish.

It is very simple recipe, even a person learning to cook can make this dish very easily. If you like Indian food, then this is the dish you will surely love. Try it out at home this weekend!

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: For 4 person

Ingredients for Chicken Kadai

  • 500 gm Chicken
  • 2 cups Tomato, chopped
  • 1 tsp Red chili powder
  • 2 tsp Tandoori chicken masala
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
  • 1 tbsp Fried onion, crushed
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • For garnishing Coriander Leaves, chopped


  1. Take a deep pan. Add chicken, ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, chopped tomatoes, tandoori chicken masala, salt and water. Put it on a gas stove.
  2. Cover the pan and cook it for 5-10 mins (till the chicken become tender)
  3. Take a kadai ( shallow pan). Add oil in it. Heat it and add cooked chicken in it.
  4. Add fried onion to it. And cook it for 5 mins on low flame.
  5. Garnish it with chopped coriander and Serve it with Garlic Naan !!


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      Rumana 4 years ago from Sharjah, UAE

      Thanks Chris Achilleos for stopping by and commenting on my hub.

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      Chris Achilleos 4 years ago

      Oh my, this dish looks amazing rumanasaiyed. Voted up, awesome and useful!

      Chris Achilleos

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      Rumana 4 years ago from Sharjah, UAE

      Thanks janetwrites for stopping by and reading my hub. I really appreciate it!

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      Janet Giessl 4 years ago from Georgia country

      This looks really great and from what I can see you can make it easily. Thank you!

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      Rumana 4 years ago from Sharjah, UAE

      Thanks peachpurple for appreciating my work.

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      peachy 4 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      yummy..gonna make this dish tonight..