Kadhai Chicken

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20 mins Cooking Time
1 Serving
Diversity score info

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Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 28%
Carbs 11%
Fats 61%
Low Carb
High Protein
Antioxidant Rich
Gluten Free

This is a quintessential chicken dish from the lands of Indian, but a favorite across India too. Savoury and delicious, it is rich in protein, calcium , iron (Fe) and potassium (k). This flavorful non-vegetarian recipe can be had as a lunch and dinner main course gravies dish. Have it with roti, bajra bhakri, chapati with oil or missi roti with oil and make your meal interesting. It's a quick and easy high protein and low carb recipe.


  • 75 Gm Chicken, Breast
  • 1/8 Cup Diced Onion, Big
  • 1/8 Cup Diced Green Capsicum
  • 1.5 Tbsp Chopped Tomato
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1 Tbsp Curd
  • 2 No. Curry Leaves (Kadi Patta)
  • 1 Tsp Fresh Cream
  • 2 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 Tsp Fennel Seed (Saunf)
  • 1/4 Tsp Cumin Powder (Jeera)
  • 3/4 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/8 Tsp Chopped Green Chilli
  • 3/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1.5 Tsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
  • As Required Water


Chicken Marination
  • Step 1

    In a mixing bowl to add ginger garlic paste, salt, and mix well

  • Step 2

    Add chicken pieces and marinate them properly with the spice paste. Keep aside

  • Step 3

    In a frying pan, heat ghee, add kadi patta, ginger garlic paste, previously marinated chicken, and saute well

  • Step 4

    Sprinkle jeera powder, red chilly powder, black pepper powder, saunf, dhania powder, chopped green chili, salt, and saute well

  • Step 5

    Further, add chopped tomatoes and allow them to cook

  • Step 6

    Once the tomatoes turn mushy, pour in a little water, add curd, garam masala, and saute well

  • Step 7

    Fold in fresh cream, add diced onions, diced capsicum, water and cover and cook till gravy thickens

  • Step 8

    Garnish with chopped coriander leaves

  • Step 9

    Serve hot with a chapati

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Poultry Meat
Cow Milk Protein
Dairy Products
Food Colors
Black Pepper
Red Chilli
Curd And Buttermilk
Food Additives
Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(150gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 5gm 1.9%
Dietary Fiber 3gm 10.6%
Protein 16gm 32.0%
Total Fat 15gm 18.9%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 217 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 63 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 37 minutes
  • Bicycling 29 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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