Malwani Chicken Masala Recipe

Malwani Chicken Masala/Malwani Kombdi Rassa  Lipsmackinlgy delicious .One of the  most loved and popular chicken dish from Maharashtra /Malwani Cuiisne..Full of Flavours Robust authentic malwani chicken masala taste  finger licking good.I have posed malwani chicken curry /kombdi rassa in the blog earlier and it was a huge hit.This chicken massla is a semi dry version of the same ..Goes extremely well with wade/kombdi vade .check my next post kombdi wade recipe
Malwani Chicken
500 gm chicken pieces
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 1/2 tsp  lime juice / as needed
1/2 tsp spoon haldi
Salt to taste

1/2 cup dry coconut i used khobra
2 onions sliced
1 tsp dhania/ coriander seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp fennel seeds
7 to 8 peppercorns
2 green chillies
1 inch ginger
5 to 6 garlic cloves
handfull  coriander leaves
2 to 3 bay leaves
2 to 3 tbsp oil

2 tsp malwani masala
 1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp Goda masala
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  • Wash the chicken pieces well and drain excess water.
  • Apply salt lemon juice turmeric powder and ginger garlic paste and marinate for 4 to 5 hours.
  • Heat a pan add oil roast the roughly chopped onions  and chilli garlic and ginger saute till onion turn soft and translucent
  • remove aside.
  • Dry roast the cumin coriander and coconut till light brown and fragrant.
  • Grind the onion coconut to a smooth paste.
  • in a thick bottomed vessel /pan add 2 -  3 tbsp oil
  • Add bay leaves.
  • Then add 1 small finely chopped onion and fry till golden brown.
  • Add the marinated chicken and saute well for 7 min
  • Add the ground masala paste and saute really well for few minutes.
  • Add the malwani masala ,chilli powder and goda masala also add salt if required and also add little water saute till oil separates.
  • Once the chicken has cooked switch flame off and add coriander leaves and lime juice if needed.
  • Serve hot with Malwani vade /Kombdi Vade or bhakri .

for homemade goda masala click this link 
you can use gavti /country chicken as well it may take a little while to cook .
i have used dried coconut or khobra you can use half fresh and half dry or.dessicated coconut too.
you can adjust the chilli and.pepper as.per.taste.

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  1. Hi. Can you clarify if the ground masala is the malvani masala or is it a separate powder like Ghoda masala

    1. The ground masala paste is roasted coconut and spices paste we do need to add malwani masala powder along with this ground paste..malwani masala powder is available easily..