Kolhapuri Sukka Chicken

Spicy dry chicken in a red masala thick gravy.Dry and spicy chicken preparation in thick red gravy.

New Update
Kolhapuri Sukka Chicken
Main Ingredients Chicken , Kolhapuri Dry Chutney
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Kolhapuri Sukka Chicken

  • 1 kilogram Chicken cut into 12 pieces
  • 1 teaspoon Kolhapuri Dry Chutney
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame seeds (til)
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto)
  • 6-8 Black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon Caraway seed (shahi jeera) powder
  • 1 inch stick Cinnamon
  • 3-4 Green cardamom
  • 1 Black cardamom
  • 4-5 Clove
  • 1 blade Mace
  • 1/4 cup Dry coconut (khopra) grated
  • 8-10 Bedgi whole dry chillies
  • 1 inch piece Ginger
  • 6-8 cloves Garlic
  • 5 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 3-4 Red chilli
  • 3 medium Onion Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • a pinch Nutmeg
  • to taste Salt


  1. Dry roast sesame seeds, poppy seeds, black peppercorns, caraway seeds, cinnamon, green cardamom, black cardamom, cloves and mace separately.
  2. Cool and grind along with dry coconut and bedgi red chillies to a fine paste, adding a little water. Grind ginger and garlic to a fine paste.
  3. Heat olive oil in a thick-bottomed pan, add dry red chillies, stir-fry briefly, remove and reserve for garnish. Add onions to the same oil and sauté till golden brown.
  4. Add ginger-garlic paste and cook on medium heat for a few seconds. Stir in the prepared coconut paste and cook further for three to four minutes on medium heat, stirring frequently.
  5. Add chicken pieces, mix well and cook on high heat, stirring continuously, for two to three minutes. Add half a cup of water and continue cooking on medium heat for three to four minutes, stirring frequently.
  6. Add turmeric powder, grated nutmeg, Kolhapuri dry chutney and salt. Mix well and cook further till chicken is completely cooked, stirring frequently. The masala (gravy) should be quite thick and dry.
  7. Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves and fried dry red chillies.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2253
Carbohydrates 52.2
Protein 270.6
Fat 106.9
Other Fiber Fiber- 20.2gm