How to make Chicken Mappas

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Renjini Selvan.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

For more recipes related to Chicken Mappas checkout Chicken Tetrazini, Kolhapuri Chicken, Chicken Makhani, Chicken Chettinaad . You can also find more Main Course Chicken recipes like Bharwan Pistewala Murgh Spring Chicken with Sauteed Vegetables Chicken Dhansak Chicken Stew

Chicken Mappas

Chicken Mappas 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken Mappas Recipe

  • Chicken cut into 1 cm pieces 1 kilogram

  • Potatoes peeled and sliced 2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Coconut oil 4 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Onions sliced 5 medium

  • Green chillies 5

  • Curry leaves 15-20

  • Turmeric powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Tomatoes sliced 2 medium

  • Coriander powder 2 tablespoons

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 teaspoon

  • Thin coconut milk 2 cups

  • Garam masala 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Thick coconut milk 1 cup


Step 1

Boil water in a deep pan. Add potatoes, salt and cook till dome. Drain and set aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non stick pan. Add mustard seeds. Once they splutter, add ginger and garlic.

Step 3

Sauté for half minute. Add onion, green chillies, curry leaves, salt and sauté for four to five minutes.

Step 4

Add turmeric powder, tomatoes. Cover and cook on low heat for five to six minutes or till the tomatoes are soft.

Step 5

Grind coriander powder, fennel seeds to a fine paste with sufficient water. Add this to the pan and mix well.

Step 6

Add chicken pieces and sauté for five minutes. Add thin coconut milk.

Step 7

Cover and cook till chicken is almost done. Add potatoes, garam masala powder and mix well.

Step 8

Add sugar and cook till gravy thickens and the chicken is completely cooked.

Step 9

Add thick coconut milk and mix well.Simmer for two minutes.

Step 10

Serve hot with appam, chapati or bread.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.