How to make Malvani Chicken Hara Masala

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Malvani Chicken Hara Masala

Malvani Chicken Hara Masala Recipe Card


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.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Malvani Chicken Hara Masala Recipe

  • Chicken skinned and cut into 16 pieces on the bone 800 grams

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Onions cut into cubes 2 medium

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Black cardamoms 2

  • Green cardamoms 3-4

  • Cloves 2-3

  • Cinnamon ½ inch stick

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coconut milk 1/4 cup

  • For hara masala

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1/2 small bunch

  • Ginger piece, roughly chopped 1/2 inch

  • Green chillies 4-5

  • Scraped coconut 3 1/2 tablespoons


Step 1

Apply salt and ginger-garlic paste to the chicken pieces and leave aside for ½ hour.

Step 2

Finely chop onions in a chopper.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add black cardamoms, green cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf and onions and sauté till onion is golden.

Step 4

Chop coriander leaves and put in a mixer jar. Add ginger, green chillies and coconut and grind into a fine paste with a little water.

Step 5

Add marinated chicken to the pan and mix well. Cook for 3-4 minutes and add ground masala and mix again. Add ½ cup water and mix. Cover and cook till the chicken is soft.

Step 6

Uncover the pan, adjust salt and add garam masala powder. Mix well and add coconut milk. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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