Friday, May 17, 2013

Kohlapuri Chicken

Kolhapuri chicken is a spicy and delicious curry of Maharashtra. this hot and spicy Chicken cooked with sesame seed, coconut, poppy seed and deghi mirchi(I used Kashmiri red Chilli) it dish goes well with rice and chapatti.

  • Chicken (cut into pieces) - 1lb
  • Onion-1 big (finely Chopped)
  • Ginger garlic paste-2tbsp
  • Black peeper -4-5
  • Red Chilli powder-1/2tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1tsp
  • Dry coconut (grated)-1/4cup
  • Sesame seed- 2tsp
  • Poppy seed-2tsp
  • Cinnamon-2inch piece
  •  Green Cardamom-2
  •  Black cardamom-1
  •  Cloves-3
  •  Mace-1 blade
  •  Nutmeg powder-1/4tsp
  •  Whole red dry Chilli-6-7 (I used Kashmiri Red Chilli)
  •  Oil-2tbsp
  •  Salt-to taste
  •  Coriander leaves- for garnishing

Clean the chicken and cut into small pieces. Marinated the chicken with turmeric powder
Salt and keep aside for half an hour.
Dry roast sesame seed, poppy seed, black cardamom, green cardamom, cinnamon, and clove
Peppers, mace,whole red Chilli  in last add coconut fry till little brown. Cool down and grind it.
Keep this masala aside.
Heat oil in pan add onion fry till becomes golden brown.
Add ginger garlic paste fry till raw smell goes away.
Add chicken pieces and salt mix everything properly.
Now coconut masala, turmeric powder, red Chilli powder and sauté for few seconds
Cover and cook.  Keep stirring in between. Add required salt.
Now add 1&1/2 cup of water and nutmeg powder,Cover and cook till chicken is done.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Serve hot with rice or chapatti.
Recipe Source:
Adjust the Chilli powder according to your taste.


  1. Wow, spicy and yummy chicken, nice vibrant color.
    Delicious and mouthwatering...

  2. The chicken curry looks really spicy and delicious.

  3. Yummy and delicious chicken.

  4. Bhawna, your chicken makes me wish that i would have been non vegetarian..It looks really good!!

  5. Looks very yummy and delicious!
    Perfectly cooked and the texture says it all!!

  6. yummy and delicious recipe :)

  7. Even though I have been living in Maharashtra since the last 5 years, i have not tried any Maharashtrian dish. The Kohlapuri chicken sounds delicious and I guess i will initiate myself to Maharashtrian cuisine with your dish. thanks for sharing.
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  8. Wow! My favourite chicken.. Amazing clicks.. Wonderful, spicy and delicious chicken curry.. Mouth-watering Bhawna.. Will try it soon :-)

  9. very flavorful & delicious !

  10. Thank you all for wonderful comments!!!

  11. I have tasted veg kolhapuri (i am a vegetarian ) and wondered how did taste that awesome . Here it is .thanks for the recipe


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