Monday, July 21, 2014


Chicken Kolhapuri is an exotic dish from the city of kolhapur. It is a classic spicy chicken recipe for the chicken lovers if they love the traditional taste of maharastrian recipe. This is acutally made using a special fragrant dry masala named Goda masala which is very aromatic mixture of spice and a base for most of maharastrian curries and dal.  A teaspoon of this masala in any dish just brighents the whole dish.


500 Grams Chicken.

2 tbsp Yogurt.

2 tbsp Red chilli pd

1 tsp Turmeric pd.

1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste.

Salt to taste.

3 tbsp Goda masala.


2 Onions.

3/4 Cup Tomato Puree.

1 tsp Ginger garlic paste.

1/2 Cup Coconut milk.

1/2 Cup Coriander leaves.


11/2 tsp Cumin seeds

1/2 tsp Fennel seeds.

4 Cardamoms.

8 to 10 Cloves

1 Blade Mace.

6" stick Cinnamon.

3 tsp Black pepper.

3/4 Cup Coriander seeds.

5 Whole red chillies.

1/4 Cup Kopra. (dry coconut)

1 Star anise.

1 tsp Sesame seeds.

Pinch of Hing

1 tsp Oil.


Roast all the ingredients in 1 tsp of oil  for goda masala and grind into fine powder. Store it in an air tight container and it remains fresh and good nearly for a month.

Marinate chicken with the ingredients given above.

Heat oil in a pan and saute ginger garlic paste followed by onions. When the onions turns golden brown, switch off the flame and allow it to cool. Blend half of fried onions along with coriander leaves into smooth paste.

Heat oil in a kadai, add the marinated chicken and fry for a min. Remove and keep them aside. In a same remaining oil, add the half of fried onions, grounded onion paste, tomato puree and cook till the gravy thickens. Add the fried chicken pieces along with the remaining masala and cook for about 10 to 15 Min's. Once the chicken gets cooked add coconut milk and garnish with coriander leaves.



Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious and lovely looking chicken kolhapuri.

sheena said...

I really enjoy you post.. Love the your presentation, the procedures are explained very well and so easy to follow .. Good job and thanks for sharing :)