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Kolhapuri Chicken Recipe

Kolhapuri Chicken
How to make Kolhapuri Chicken

About Kolhapuri Chicken Recipe: Kolhapuri cuisine is known to be spicy and full of aromatic flavours. The unique flavour comes from the fresh ground spices and grated coconut. You will find special kolhapuri chicken in many restaurant menus. With this easy and quick recipe that you can prepare in just 30 minutes, relish at home for dinner or serve as a main dish at dinner parties. Serve with hot, steamed rice or any Indian bread of your choice.

Ingredients in Kolhapuri Chicken Recipe: Marinated and then cooked with bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, black pepper and ground paste, kolhapuri chicken comes out as a delicious winner.

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 25 mins
  • Recipe Servings8
  • Intermediate

Ingredients of Kolhapuri Chicken

  • For the Marination:
  • 1 kg Chicken
  • 2/3 cup Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tsp Lime Juice
  • For the Kohlapur Masala:
  • 2 tsp Corn or Peanut Oil
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 6 Cloves
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper (crushed)
  • 2 medium Onions, chopped
  • 2 tsp Coconut, grated
  • 1 large Tomato, chopped
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Coriander Leaves

How to Make Kolhapuri Chicken

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Prepare marination:

Mix turmeric powder, red chillies, garlic paste, salt, and lime juice with curd. The marinade is ready.
Add the cut chicken pieces to the marinade and leave aside for half an hour.

Prepare Kohlapur Masala:

Heat oil in pan. Add bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, crushed black pepper and chopped onions. Saute till onions turn translucent.
Add grated coconut. Saute till coconut color changes.
Add tomatoes. Cook for 10 minutes. Cool and puree the mix in a blender.

Main Preparation:

Heat oil and add the marinated chicken to the pan. Cook for 25 minutes on low fire. Stir regularly.
Add paste and simmer on low flame for five minutes.
Kolhapur chicken is ready. Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve hot with rice.

Recipe Notes

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