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

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 (8)

Sanchris Mpsj10 months ago

Where to add spice powder
Sanchris Mpsj
10 months ago
when to add ground spice powder

Sharmila Mosesa year ago


uzma shaikha year ago

Simple n nice one

Alloyd Cardozo2 years ago

I love your dish it is so amazing

Romy Roy2 years ago

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

Karishma F'des2 years ago

can u help me when to add the grounded masala powder

monisha dsouza3 years ago


Sheeba Bedi3 years ago

Awesome dish Moumita! So yummy ya

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