Chicken Malvani | How to make Chicken Malvani

By Moumita Malla  |  13th Mar 2016  |  
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About Chicken Malvani Recipe

Malvani cuisine is the cuisine of coastal region (which is known as Konkan) of Maharashtra, Goa and some northern parts of West Karnataka.

Chicken Malvani is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Chicken Malvani in your kitchen. This recipe requires 45 minutes for preparation and 20 minutes to cook. The Chicken Malvani by Moumita Malla has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Chicken Malvani at home without any difficulty. Chicken Malvani is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Chicken Malvani would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Chicken Malvani this weekend. Share your Chicken Malvani cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Moumita Malla for inputs. In case you have any queries for Chicken Malvani you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Moumita Malla. You can also rate the Chicken Malvani and give feedback.

Chicken Malvani

Ingredients to make Chicken Malvani

  • chicken (cut into medium pieces)-500 grams
  • salt to taste
  • ginger Paste - 2 tablespoons
  • garlic Paste-3 tablespoons
  • cumin seeds-1 teaspoon
  • cloves-5
  • Green cardamom -4
  • Black cardamom -2
  • Black pepper corn -5
  • poppy seeds -1 teaspoon
  • Dried coconut-1/4 cup(if you do not have dried coconut,then can use fresh coconut also)
  • Dried red chillies -5 broken
  • coriander seeds-2 teaspoons
  • oil-1/4 cup
  • onions sliced -2
  • turmeric powder-1/2teaspoon

How to make Chicken Malvani

  1. Mix chicken with salt, ginger, garlic paste, 2 teaspoon oil and keep in refrigerator for 1/2 hour.
  2. Dry roast cumin seeds, cloves,green cardamom, black cardamom, black peppercorns, poppy seeds,dried coconut,red chillies and coriander seeds till fragrant. Cool and grind to make a fine powder.
  3. Heat remaining oil in a deep non -stick pan.Add onions and sauté until golden brown.
  4. Add turmeric powder and salt and mix.
  5. Add marinated chicken and remaining marination masala. Cook until oil gets separated.
  6. Add 2 cups of water, bring it to boil, when the water will start boiling, simmer the gas and cook. till the chicken is done.
  7. Serve hot with steamed rice.

My Tip:

Malvani cuisine is very spicy so I added dry red chillies,if you do not want spicy,add Kashmiri red chilli powder.

Reviews for Chicken Malvani (7)

Sharmila Moses4 months ago


uzma shaikh4 months ago

Simple n nice one

Alloyd Cardozo10 months ago

I love your dish it is so amazing

Romy Roya year ago

Thanks for the nice recipe ! I made it turned out very tasty!

Karishma F'desa year ago

can u help me when to add the grounded masala powder

monisha dsouza2 years ago


Sheeba Bedi2 years ago

Awesome dish Moumita! So yummy ya

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