How to make Chicken Miraoni -

All the way from the Konkan region of Maharashtra – chicken cooked with plenty of black peppercorns.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Black peppercorns (काली मिर्च)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course Chicken

Chicken Miraoni

Chicken Miraoni 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Miraoni Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into 1 inch cubes 350 grams

  • Black peppercorns 6-8

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic minced 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coconut grated ½ cup

  • Tamarind pulp 1 teaspoon

  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon


Step 1

Heat 1 teaspoon ghee in a small non-stick tempering pan, add peppercorns and let them splutter. Add ½ tablespoon garlic and sauté till pink. Switch off the heat, cool and grind alongwith coconut, tamarind pulp and some water and grind to make a fine paste. Set aside.

Step 2

Heat remaining ghee in a non-stick wok, add remaining garlic and sauté till brown. Add onions and sauté further for 2 minutes.

Step 3

Add chicken cubes and cook on high heat for a minute.

Step 4

Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt and mix well. Add ½ cup water, cover and cook on simmer for 5-7 minutes.

Step 5

Add the ground paste and mix well. Cook on simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Serve hot.

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