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Chicken Kolhapuri Recipe

Chicken Kolhapuri
How to make Chicken Kolhapuri

About Chicken Kolhapuri Recipe: Kolhapuri cuisine is famous for its flavourful and spicy food that instantly serves the taste buds. This chicken recipe is a combination of Chicken drumsticks cooked with a range of roasted spices and pastes, served with bhakri bread and koshambir.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Medium

Ingredients of Chicken Kolhapuri

  • For the chicken:
  • 12 Chicken drumsticks (tangdi)
  • 2 tbsp Chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp Ginger paste
  • 2 tbsp Garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp Cumin seeds
  • 3 tbsp Coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
  • 2 tsp White poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup Coconut (desiccated)
  • 5 Cloves
  • 5 Green cardamom
  • 5 Black peppercorns
  • 5 Cinnamon sticks
  • 1 cup Onions, fried
  • A pinch of Asafoetida (hing)
  • 6 Red whole chillies, fried
  • 1 small Tomato (diced)
  • 3 Lemons (juiced)
  • Coriander leaves (for garnish)
  • For Bhakri:
  • 1 cup Millet flour (bajre ka atta)
  • 1 cup Jowar flour
  • 1 cup Wheat flour
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 cup Butter, unsalted
  • For koshambir:
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 2 Onions
  • 2 Cucumbers
  • to taste Salt
  • Few Sprigs coriander leaves
  • 2 Green chillies

How to Make Chicken Kolhapuri

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Marinate the chicken with chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger and garlic pastes. Leave for 15-20 minutes.
Roast the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds, poppy seeds, sesame seeds, coconut, cloves, green cardamom, black pepper and cinnamon.
In a mixer, add fried onions and all the roasted spices. Make a smooth paste with some water.
In a pan heat oil, add ginger paste, garlic paste, asafoetida, dry red chillies, turmeric powder and tomato. Then add the ground paste.
Saute for some time and add chicken.
Saute for another 2 minutes, then add water and cook on a slow flame till chicken is cooked.
Add lemon juice and finish with coriander leaves.

Prepare the bhakri:

Mix the three flours, salt and knead dough with water.
Roll and bake on the flat tawa.
Finish with butter.

Prepare the koshambir:

Julienne onion, tomato, cucumber.
Squeeze lemon juice and season.
Add coriander leaves and green chillies.

Key Ingredients: Chicken drumsticks (tangdi), Chilli powder, Turmeric powder, Ginger paste, Garlic paste, Cumin seeds, Coriander seeds, Fenugreek seeds (methi dana), White poppy seeds, Sesame seeds, Coconut (desiccated), Cloves, Green cardamom, Black peppercorns, Cinnamon sticks, Onions, Asafoetida (hing), Red whole chillies, Tomato (diced), Lemons (juiced), Coriander leaves (for garnish), Millet flour (bajre ka atta), Jowar flour, Wheat flour, Salt, Butter, Tomatoes, Onions, Cucumbers, Salt, Sprigs coriander leaves, Green chillies

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