Time to cook
1 hour 30 minutes
A spicy Maharashtrian dish made with tender chicken cooked in a flavorful blend of Kolhapuri masala, coconut, onion, garlic, and traditional spices, originating from the city of Kolhapur and enjoyed as a zesty and aromatic delicacy.
Red Chilli Powder
Desiccated Coconut, Sweetened
Mix turmeric powder, red chili powder, garlic paste, salt and lime juice with yogurt.
Add the chicken pieces to the mixture and marinate for half an hour.
Heat oil in a pan and add bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, black pepper and chopped onions. Sauté till onions turn translucent.
Add coconut flakes and stir till they turn very light brown, add tomatoes and cook for 10 minutes.
Cool the mixture and puree it to get the Kolhapuri masala.
In another pan, heat oil and add the marinated chicken to it along with the marinade. Cook for 25 minutes on low heat. Stir frequently.
Add the pureed paste and simmer on low flame for 5 minutes.
Garnish with chopped cilantro.