Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Kohlapuri Chicken / Easy step by step recipe:

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Kohlapuri Chicken is a spicy, real hot, exotic dish from the city of  KolhapurMaharashtra state  -  India
This famous chicken curry comes out a winner among all those who love the heat of red chillies incorporated with a blend of rich spicy aroma. 
(The hot taste may be alarming for others who eats less spicy food, you can alter the spice level accordingly )
In this recipe, the marinated chicken is cooked in spicy, tasty kohlapuri masala prepared.  The combination of fresh coconut, onions, tomatoes along with spices makes the masala unique and gives a great taste to the dish.
It goes really well with homemade light & fluffy chapti/ roti or with  some naan..!
Here is the super tempting Kolhapuri chicken recipe..:)
Ingredients :
A. For Marination:
  • Chicken drumsticks / leg pieces - 5
  • Ginger garlic paste                    - 1 tbsp
  • Red chilly pwd                          - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala pwd                    - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric pwd                            -  ¼ tsp
  • Lemon juice                              - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
B. To prepare Masala:
  • Oil                                - 3 tbsp
  • Cumin                           - 1 tsp
  • Bay leaf                        - 1
  • Green cardamom           - 2
  • Cloves                          - 3
  • Black peppercorns        - ½ tsp
  • Star anise                     - 1
  • Coriander seeds            - 1 tsp
  • Sesame seeds              - 1 tsp
  • Chopped garlic             - 1 tsp
  • Onion                           - 2
  • Grated coconut pieces  - 2 tbsp
  • Tomato                         - 2
C. To prepare Gravy:
  • Red chilly pwd              - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala pwd        - ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
Method:
A. Marination: 
  1. Wash chicken pieces well.
  2. Make a marinade of ginger garlic paste, red chilly pwd, garam masala pwd, turmeric pwd, salt & lemon juice.
  3. Rub well all pices on chicken and keep to marinate for about 30 minutes.
B. Masala Preparation
  1. In a non-stick pan, heat up oil.
  2. Add whole garam spices and saute for a minute.
Add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, sesame seeds, chopped garlic and coconut pieces.
  1. Sauté till spices start to change its color.
  1. Add sliced onion and cook for another 2 mins.


  1. Turn off heat and let it cool.
  1. Meanwhile add sliced tomatoes to blender and make a paste of it & keep aside.
  2. Now add onion masala ( step 8 ), and grind to smooth paste.
  1. If required add little water while grinding.
  1. Freshly ground spicy masala is ready.
C. To Prepare Gravy:
  1. Heat up oil, add tomato paste & ground masala paste.
  1. Sauté for a minute.
  1. Add red chilly pwd, garam masala pwd, salt and cook for just 5 mins.

  1. Add marinated chicken pieces, mix well.
  1. Add water to desired consistency, cover and cook for 10 to 15 mins.
  1. Stir once in a while and take care the gravy doesn’t sticks to bottom.
  1. Once the chicken is done and cooked tender, turn off flame. 
Sprinkle finely chopped cilantro leaves.
  1. Hot and spicy kohlapuri chicken is ready to go..!
It tastes best with  Chapati tandoori roti,  paratha  or  with  naan..!
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·       Spicy Chicken Korma
·       Dahi Chicken
·       Cashew Chicken
·       Chicken Kuzhambu
·       Kadai Chicken  &  Pepper Chicken Masala

85 comments:

  1. Dear, it's lunch hour now and I'm joining for this lovely chicken dish! I can't stay away from chickens...:)

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  2. nice pics n yummy recipe jay

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  3. Hi Jay, your chicken dish look extremely appetizing and mouth watering. Beautiful pictures.

    Thank you for sharing the masala recipe, I really love this.

    Have a nice day,regards.

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  4. wow Jay...tempting..bookmarking this to try out sometime later. Thanks for sharing.

    Supriya
    Home made Recipes

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  5. wow...yummy chicken curry....

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  6. looks very spicy and delicious.. nice color u got..

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  7. Jay, this is so yummy, I love everything hot and spicy like this.

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  8. Yummy O Yummy !!!

    http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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  9. hey jay, going to give it a shot next week. love the clean and yummiest description :)

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  10. Mouthwatering here, wat a terrific and super tempting dish..

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  11. Thanks dearies for taking time to leave ur valuable thoughts...YOu'll always find me around @ your space..
    have a great day..:)

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  12. Will make it for my non-veg eating kids! The gravy looks delicious.

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  13. so well made Jay. love the spicy gravy.

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  14. I love the spice mix rich, thick and colorful!

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  15. v tempting n inviting..lov the color.. n presentation too

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  16. wow beautiful thick gravy!!

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  17. wonderful!!! look so spicy and yummy.. very neat and lovely presentation.. lovely clicks!!!

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  18. Another yummy dish!!

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  19. Truly colorful and appetizing chicken...

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  20. Looks so mouthwatering!

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  21. this definitely goes to my ever expanding to try list!!! yummy yummy.. awesome.. am actually drooling!!!!!!

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  22. this is a great way to do chicken. This dish looks full of flavour and just so delicious. Well done!

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  23. Hey Jay, your kolhapuri chicken is extremely appetizing and mouthwatering, Can't go away from it now.

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  24. Simply appppetizing JAy..Can I drop in some time?

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  25. your pictures are drool worthy and I can imagine how delicious it would be!

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  26. hai jay..mouth watering lolz..good recipe.:)

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  27. it sure is super tempting and delicious,

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  28. delicious and spicy... very close to how we make it :))

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  29. Spicy and tempting chicken curry,perfect with rotis..

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  30. Super delicious, spicy gravy!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  31. wow..wow...this is super tempting!!!

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  32. lovely clicks and good presentation :)

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  33. I love spicy foods and I just know I would like this! The pictures made my mouth water!

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  34. that is one beautiful chicken dish! looks sooooo delicious!

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  35. Hi ,

    looks fantastic!!!

    and very very clear presentation :))

    Keep on Dear...

    www.southindiafoodrecipes.blogspot.in

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  36. Mouth watering, lovely curry color

    http://shwetainthekitchen.blogspot.com/

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  37. Looks gorgeous and divine!!

    http://aromaticdining.blogspot.com/

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  38. My hubby is a huge fan of Indian Curry & I'm sure he'll die for this. LOl!

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  39. I am going to try this recipe , this weekend. Step by step recipe with photos..... Awesome !!!!

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  40. awsome blog...luv this gravy.will try for sure...will chk all recipes in leisure.am following you.

    varnam-addcolourtolife.blogspot.com

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  41. oh yum!! i am salivating now! so delicious this must be! if only you're my neighbor. LOL!

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  42. Yummy....drooling here...looks absolutely delicious.

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  43. I'm drooling looking at this tasty dish! YUM!

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  44. By the look of that dish , I'm sure it tastes as fantastic as it looks !

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  45. Beautiful presentation and mouthwatering curry!

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  46. Book marked...looks awesome !

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  47. Super tempting chicken curry, looks so delicious n mouthwatering.

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  48. ആശംസകള്‍............... ബ്ലോഗില്‍ പുതിയ പോസ്റ്റ്‌...... സംസ്ഥാന ചലച്ചിത്ര അവാര്‍ഡു........ വായിക്കണേ.........

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  49. hi jay, chicken drumstick is my favorite.e the dish looks so delicious, afetr the masala paste is fully cooked nnd change to a very appetizing color. have a great weekend

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  50. Muito, muito bom!

    ¸❤✿•.¸
    ♥ Bom fim de semana!
    ♡ Beijinhos.
    Brasil

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  51. WOW, your family are soooooooooooo lucky to have you XD I wish I could be your sister or close friend to share all these yummy food :D
    xxx
    http://abudhabifood.blogspot.com

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  52. Wow, looks wonderful and divine! Thanks for sharing!

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  53. I don't eat chicken, do you think its possible to use soya filet or quorn filet to do this dish? I think it would be possible....

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  54. Hey Jay, came to ur page after a long time... and as usual got amazed to see lots of unique experiments..... Loving it.... Leena

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  55. How flavorful! And great instructions. Thanks for this.

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  56. Oh, this looks super! Can't wait to try it out.

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  57. it looks really tasty and delicious!

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  58. finger licking goodness.. totally loved it

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  59. Hi jay ,
    Please collect the ‘Fabulous Blog Ribbon’ award from my space
    http://priyankakitchen.blogspot.com/2012/07/my-first-award-fabulous-blog-ribbon.html

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  60. Thanks priyanka..:)

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  61. That looks so yum, i love the gravy preparation, thanks for sharing :)

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  62. What a great dish!....I love the color, the spiciness....and the chapatis!!.......Abrazotes, Marcela

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  63. This lovely dish looks like it's loaded with flavor, so vibrant and delicious sounding!

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  64. Fabulous! I know I will love this dish. Great tutorial too.

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  65. That luks unbelievably delicious!!!

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  66. oh wow...I love the look sound and ingredients in this spicy dish....thank you!!

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  67. thanks for your lovely comments..:)

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  68. ✿彡✿⊱╮¸.•°

    Bom fim de semana!
    Beijinhos.
    Brasil
    ✿彡

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  69. OH Boy! This looks fantastic Jay! love the rich color of this..

    -Mythreyi
    Yum! Yum! Yum!

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  70. Hey Jay, I ♥ Chennai page
    has posted your recipe in FB...

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  71. Yummy !! My mouth is watering.. i have tried this & i liked the most. Thanks for sharing, & even i found amazing link of 'An Indian Recipes cooking show', 'Best Indian Cooking Recipe', 'Indian Cooking' You will also like it.

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  72. I tried this out! Very easy to follow. Thanks a ton...it turned out delicious.

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