The Kadaknath breed contains approximately 10 times higher iron content when compared with the ordinary chicken breed. In fact, higher iron content is the main reason behind its black skin colour and even blood colour.
it is equipped with many vitamins namely B1, B6, B2, B12, C, and E. Besides that, it is also enriched with calcium, iron, fat, niacin, nicotinic acid, and phosphorus. Kadaknath is not just known for its extraordinary nutritional properties but is also equipped with a variety of medicinal properties.
Being a rare breed, this chicken is more expensive because of a multitude of reasons. Due to a lower fertility rate, they take time to grow, hence the higher price. Since this Black Chicken is an excellent source of protein, it is highly sought after but cannot be found easily in the market. You can pair it with any Indian bread or a steamed bowl of rice, grill it with masalas or make delicious kebabs. Interestingly, Kadaknath is one of the three black chicken breeds found across the world. The remaining two Black Chicken breeds are found in Indonesia and China named Ayyam Cemani and Silkier, respectively.