Malvani Chicken Hara Masala

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Malvani Chicken Hara Masala
Main Ingredients Chicken, Salt
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Malvani Chicken Hara Masala

  • 800 grams Chicken skinned and cut into 16 pieces on the bone
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 medium Onions cut into cubes
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 Black cardamoms
  • 3-4 Green cardamoms
  • 2-3 Cloves
  • Cinnamon ½ inch stick
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/4 cup Coconut milk
  • For hara masala
  • 1/2 small bunch Fresh coriander leaves
  • 1/2 inch Ginger piece, roughly chopped
  • 4-5 Green chillies
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons Scraped coconut


  1. Apply salt and ginger-garlic paste to the chicken pieces and leave aside for ½ hour.
  2. Finely chop onions in a chopper.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  6. Uncover the pan, adjust salt and add garam masala powder. Mix well and add coconut milk. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1868
Carbohydrates 39.8
Protein 214.9
Fat 94.3
Other Fiber Fiber- 12.2gm