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Chicken Kolhapuri

Chicken Kolhapuri
Here is the recipe for super tempting, hot and spicy Kohlapuri Chicken gravy which tastes awesome with Rice or Chapathi or Roti. Here you go!!

chicken kolhapuri

Recipe For : 2

Preparation Time : 40 minutes


Chicken                        - 1/2 kg
Big Onion                     - 2
Ginger-Garlic paste      - 1 tbsp
Cumin Seeds                 - 1/2 tsp (Seeragam)
Salt                                - As required
Turmeric Powder          - 1/4 tsp
Coriander Leaves          - few
Curry Leaves                 - few
Oil                                  - 2 tbsp

Dry Roast And Powder:

Dry Red Chili          - 4
Fennel Seeds            - 1/2 tsp (Sombu/Perunjeeragam)
Whole Black Pepper - 8 to 10
Poppy Seeds              - 1/2 tsp (Khasa Khasa)
Sesame Seeds            - 1/2 tsp (Ellu)
Grated Coconut         - 1/4 cup
Cloves                        - 2
Nutmeg                      - 1
Mace                          - 1
Green Cardamom      - 2


  • Wash well chicken. Chop finely Big onion. Dry roast and powder everything under ' To Dry Roast And Powder'.
  • Heat oil in  a pan. Add cumin seeds to it. When they splutter add chopped onions to it. 
  • After they turn translucent, add Ginger- Garlic paste to it.
  • Saute till raw flavor goes off and after that add washed chicken pieces to the pan.
  • Add  enough salt and turmeric powder to the pan. Cover with a lid and cook it. 
  • You will see chicken slowly oozing out water. Now add 1 cup of water. When chicken is half cooked, add ground powder.
  • Cook in a medium flame, till chicken is cooked completely. Adjust the gravy consistency according to your requirement. Enjoy your chicken kolhapuri with Rice, Chapathi/Roti of your choice.