Malvani Chicken Masala is a recipe for spice lovers out there! This hot delicacy will leave all your taste buds tingling for more! There are lots of different ways to prepare an authentic-tasting chicken recipe. The one I’ve posted is a tried and tested one made lots of times by me personally, and it’s never once failed to make everyone at home happy yet! Have it with plain steamed rice, with fluffy rice flour bhaakris, or with soft, white dosas like the ones shown in the pictures. The Bhakri-Curry combo is always a hit, especially in the interiors of Maharashtra and Konkan, isn’t it?!
Malvani Chicken Masala
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- 1 kg chicken curry
- Difficulty Level Advanced
- (2.9 /5)
- 4 ratings
- 1 kg chicken pieces, cut and cleaned
- For the masala to be ground - 2 small onions cut
- 1/2 coconut, grated
- 3-4 black peppercorns
- 2-3 cloves
- 1 small stick cinnamom
- 1 tsp khuskhus/poppy seeds
- For the green paste to be ground - 4-5 green chillies
- 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves
- 1/2 inch ginger
- 5-6 pods of garlic
- For the seasoning - 1 finely chopped onion
- 1 finely chopped tomato
- 2 tsp garlic paste or crushed garlic
- 2 small potatoes cut into big pieces
- 2 tbsp malvani masala
- 1 tbsp dhania-jeera/ coriander cumin powder
- 1 tsp garam masala powder
- salt to taste
- 1 tsp haldi/turmeric powder
- 2 tbsp oil
- You can marinate the chicken pieces using salt, the green paste, haldi for one hour for better taste. Or you can just rub the chicken pieces with the above ingredients and keep aside till you follow the other steps.
- Make a wet paste of the ingredients given above by sauteeing all of them together in a little oil, till the onions are nice and brown. Cool down and grind with a little water to make a fine paste.
- Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add onion, garlic and tomato. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
- Add in the chicken which has been marinated with the green paste (made by grinding together the green chillies-coriander-ginger-garlic with water), salt and haldi already.
- Mix in the wet onion-coconut paste, malvani masala, garam masala and dhania-jeera powder.
- Add water enough to cook the chicken in and put on the cut potatoes.
- Add a little more salt if necessary.
- Close the lid and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
- Your delicious Malvani Chicken Masala is ready to be devoured with plain rice or bhaakris!
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