Sunday, July 14, 2013

Kada (quail) roast

Today I am updating my space with a delicious ,flavourful and lipsmacking Kada(Quail) Roast.Now it's time of Ramadan fasting and everyday the housewives want to present variety ,delicious  dishes on their iftar table. I am also one among them and this Kada roast is a result of such a desire to fill the tummy as well as the mind of my H and my little prince.

Ingredients :

  1. Kada :4 (cleaned well and make gashes on it)
  2. Red Chilly Powder : 2 tsp
  3. CorianderPowder :1 tsp
  4. Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
  5. Ginger Garlic paste : 1 tsp
  6. Fennel Powder : 1 tsp
  7. Pepper Powder : 1 tsp
  8. Lemon Juice : from half of a lemon
  9. Onion(chopped): 2 
  10. Tomato(Chopped) : 1
  11. Green Chilly (slitted) : 2
  12. Curry Leaves : 2 springs
  13. Salt
  14. Oil
  15. Coriander leaves (for garnishing)

Method :

  • Marinate the cleaned Kada with 1 tsp red chilly powder, turmeric powder,half of ginger garlic paste, lemon juice and salt.
  • Keep the marinated quail for half an hour
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the kada pieces (just browning)
  • Drain them and add onions chopped,green chillies and curry leaves in the same oil
  • Saute well till the onions become transluscent.
  • Add the remaining GG paste and saute again.
  • Add all the powders and stir well till the raw smell disappears.
  • Now add the chopped tomato pieces and close the lid for sometime.(this step is for cooking the tomatoes upto get a soft and pulpy texture)
  • Open the lid and add the kada pieces,add some water,salt  and cook well.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves while serving



  1. looks so yum... somehow kaadaye kaanumbo sangadam thonnum... dun feel like eating coz looks so small... hehe...

  2. Ahh.. That's so tempting one.. I have had kada very few times. This looks like a promising recipe..