How to make Malwani Chicken - Chicken cooked in spicy gravy made with flavour of malwani masala.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Dried red chillies (सूखी लाल मिर्च )

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Malwani Chicken

Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

For more recipes related to Malwani Chicken checkout Chicken Tetrazini, Kolhapuri Chicken, Chicken Manchurian, Achari Mirchi Murgh . You can also find more Main Course Chicken recipes like Mahi Murgh, Gongura Chicken, Chicken In Almond Sauce, Simple Masala Chicken.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Malwani Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken 1inch pieces on the bone 750 grams

  • Dried red chillies broken 8

  • Ginger paste 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Garlic paste 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 3/4 teaspoon

  • Caraway seed (shahi jeera) powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Cloves 6-8

  • Green cardamoms 6

  • Black cardamoms 4

  • Black peppercorns 7-8

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Dried coconut ( khopra) grated 3/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Coriander seeds 3 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onions sliced 3 medium

  • Turmeric powder 3/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Mix chicken with salt, ginger paste and garlic paste and set aside in a refrigerator to marinate for ½ hour.

Step 2

Dry roast cumin seeds, caraway seeds, cloves, green cardamoms, black cardamoms, black peppercorns, poppy seeds, dried coconut, red chillies and coriander seeds till fragrant. Cool and grind to a powder.

Step 3

Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan. Slice onions and add and sauté. Add turmeric powder and sauté till lightly browned.

Step 4

Add chicken and mix. Add the masala powder and mix well. Add 2 cups of water and cook, covered, till the chicken is done.

Step 5

Serve hot.