Using my home made kadhai sauce I made a Chicken And Paneer stir fry.
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According to my Curry book, a Kadhai refers to an Indian wok. The kadhai, or karahi is used to create stir fry meals of an Indian nature. This North Indian Kadhai Sauce is the base for any stir fry meal found in Delhi and Punjab, and it is easy to make and packed full of flavour. You can make the kadhai sauce in advance, and keep it in the fridge to use as and when you need it. You can add more spice to the stir fry if you want to, but I found this sauce on the hot scale for my palate and so have used it sparingly in the dishes I have created. It is so versatile that you can add it to any protein dish. I have also added this sauce to quinoa to shake up the flavour, as well as to cous cous to make a cold salad during our heat wave.
- Place the ghee into a large frying pan
- Allow to melt over a medium temperature
- Add the garlic and fry until it has coloured
- Place the coriander seeds and red chillies into a mortar and crush with a pestle
- Add to the garlic and stir to combine
- When you can smell the coriander add the onions
- Leave to soften before adding the ginger, green chillies and tomatoes
- Reduce the temperature and leave to cook until all the liquid has evaporated
- Add the salt, garam masala and lime leaves
- Mix in and leave to cook until you can smell the masala
- Stir in the fructose and remove from the heat
- Once cooled, remove the chillies and blend until smooth
- Place into a sterilized glass jar
- Keep refrigerated and use as needed
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- three years ago – Croissants
25 thoughts on “Kadhai Sauce”
This sounds absolutely delicious, Tandy. Especially with quinoa. 🙂
I used it the other night with mushrooms 🙂
I have never tried Kadhai Sauce! Now I know that I’ve missed a lot!
Hope you try it Marcela 🙂
Waw, what a tasty appetizing dish!
I learned something new, thanks, Tandy! x
My pleasure Sophie 🙂
I’ve never heard of this type of sauce before! Must try.
It is great with vegetarian meals Joanne 🙂
Sounds like something Pete would love.
Have a wonderful afternoon Tandy.
🙂 Mandy xo
It is a great sauce Mandy 🙂
Yes, please – Tandy – definitely my kind of sauce!
It is so versatile 🙂
Thanks Jan 🙂
Lots of lovely flavours there Tandy!
It is an amazing sauce Tanya 🙂
lovely article, i use a kadhai very often in my cooking
It is so versatile!