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Chicken Malvani Masala

Chicken Malvani Masala

Brief Description

Malvani chicken (Sagoti) is very famous dish of coastal region of Maharashtra. It is a very spicy dish completely based on coconut and onion based gravy.

Preparation Time 15 mins
Cooking Time 45 mins
Serves 4

Ingredients for Chicken Malvani Masala

  • Garlic - 3 cloves
  • Ginger – pieces of 1"
  • Green chili - 1 big
  • Coriander Leaves - 1/4 cup
  • Lemon juice - 1 tablespoon
  • Salt acc to taste
  • Boneless chicken - 1 lb
  • Fresh / frozen coconut - 3/4 cup
  • Dash of Nutmeg powder

Chicken malvani masala

How to make Chicken Malvani Masala

For Marination

  • In a blender, blend green chili, garlic, lemon juice, ginger, leaves of coriander, and salt together. Make a fine paste from it.
  • Now marinate the chicken pieces well. Keep it aside for about 1 hour.

For Malvani Masala

  • Heat oil in a sauce pan. Add Jeera, spices to it and cook for about a minute.
  • Now add diced onions to the pan and cook the onion till it converts into brown.
  • Add frozen/ fresh coconut to the onion and cook until coconut gets brown color.
  • Now add a dash of nutmeg to the above mixture and stir it well. Keep aside to cool.
  • Once all this Masala becomes cool, blend it into the blender into a fine puree.

For Malavni Curry

  • Heat oil in a sauce pan. Add finely chopped onions to it. Sauté until it gets golden color.
  • Now add ginger and garlic paste and cook for another 1 minute. Also add garam Masala, coriander leaves, and red chili powder. Cook for 2 more minutes.
  • Now put marinated chicken pieces to it, stir it well, add some water and salt, cover the sauce pan with the lid, and cook till chicken gets tender.
  • Now add coconut Masala, ground onion, stir it well and cook for another 5 more minutes.
  • Chicken malvani Masala is now ready to have. Serve it hot with rice.

Chicken Malvani Masala

Chicken Malvani Masala

Some Useful Tips

  • Use pressure cooker for cooking the chicken. It saves energy and time.
  • This kind of chicken taste awesome the next day rather than first day.

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