Servings : 4 persons
Published date : January 27, 2018
Ingredients used in SAGOTI CHICKEN MALVANI
• Water - as required.
• Malvani ground masala paste - 1/2 cup.
• Garam masala powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Malvani masala dry powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Red chili powder - 1 tablespoon.
• Turmeric powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Green chillies (crushed) - 1 tea spoon.
• Ginger garlic paste - 1 tablespoon.
• Oil - 2 tablespoons.
• Chicken - 500 grams.
• Salt - to taste.
• Tomato puree - 1/2 cup.
• Coconut milk - 1/2 cup.
• Coriander leaves (chopped) - 1 tablespoon.
Heat oil in a pan and when it becomes hot, add ginger garlic paste, crushed green chilies and saute until the raw flavors are gone.
Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, malvani masala powder, garam masala and malvani ground masala paste and saute well.
Add little water and mix well, allow the masalas to cook for few minutes.
Add chicken pieces, salt and mix all the ingredients well.
Cover the pan with a lid and cook for about 10 to 15 minutes or until the chicken pieces are soft and tender.
Add tomato puree, coconut milk, mix well and simmer this on a low heat for 5 minutes.
After 5 minutes, check the consistency of the gravy needs to be saucy.
Sprinkle coriander leaves and switch off the flame.
Cooking with images
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Sagoti Chicken Malvani is a traditional and popular Malvani style of cooking chicken curry cooked in spicy Malvani masala gravy and coconut milk. This dish is extremely flavourful and a delicious chicken dish that goes well with rice, roti, chapatti or naan. Sagoti Chicken Malvani is a popular coastal region recipe of Maharashtra. It’s traditionally prepared using lots of fresh coconutwhich is extensively used in the Malvani cuisine and Konkan area.
This is a must try recipe, coconutbased, hot and spicy chicken cooked in a delicious gravy/ sauce. The freshly ground Malvani masala is the key ingredient in this dish which enhances the taste and flavourof the dish. Most dishes from the Malvani cuisine originates from the Sindhudurg district in the western coast or Konkan coast of India. This belt has at least has three distinct cooking styles.
Konkan style spreads from Raigad to Mangalorewhile Malvani cuisine starts from Sindhudurg and Gomantak and the Goan cuisine popular in and around Goa. The SagotiChicken Malvani is a coastal recipe and is a delight to most people who love spicy food. The curryhas an amazing amalgamation of spices like the Malvani masala, garam masala, red chilli powder, green chillies which almost elevates the spiciness to a great extent and blends well with tomato and coconut milk, making the gravysmooth and silky. Chicken pieces cooked in this coconut milk gravymake them succulent and delicious.
Malvani food is predominantly non-vegetarian and also caters to some delicious and healthy vegetarian stuff. Although it is an independent cuisine, it overlaps the Maharashtrian and Goan style of cooking. Malvani food uses liberal quatitites of coconut, coconutmilk and spices made combined with dried red chillies, coriander seeds, cardamom, garam masala, ginger and garlic.
Kokum(garcinia) is widely used in most of their vegetarianand non-vegetarian recipes to give that extra punch. The addition of any simple, freshly ground masala uplifts a staple Indian dish beyond the ordinary and makes an impeccable dish to savour. SagotiChicken Malvani one such simple dish which is widely prepared for its wonderful taste and aroma.
Add turmeric, red chilli powder, Malvani masala powder, garam masala and Malvani ground masala paste and sauté well. Add little water and mix well. Allow the masalas to cook for few minutes. Add chicken pieces, salt and mix all the ingredients well. Cover the pan with a lid and cook for about 10 to 15 mins or until the chicken pieces are soft and tender.
Add tomato puree, coconut milk, mix well and simmer this on a low heat for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, check the consistency as the gravy needs to be saucy. Sprinkle coriander leaves and switch off the flame. Serve with hot steamed rice, roti, chapatti etc. Tip- Check Malvani Chicken for making of Malvani ground masala paste.
Most Children love eating chicken dishes such as Chicken roast, chicken 65, chicken Manchurian etc. Chicken has various health benefits. It is a rich source of a variety of essential nutrients and vitamins that assist in strengthening the immune system of the body. Chicken meat is also considered the safest meat available. Chicken is a very good source of lean, high quality protein. Protein is an essential nutrient for growth and development and also plays an important role in assisting overweight and obese people in losing weight fast.
Chicken meat is a good source of phosphorus, which is a very essential mineral for the body. Phosphorus maintains the healthof teeth and bones, and also ensures healthy functioning of the kidneys, liver and the central nervous system. Vitamin B6, along with niacin, makes chicken a favourable food in supporting the energy metabolism of the body. Both these B-complex vitamins help the enzymes throughout the body to guide the metabolic reactions. Do try this recipe.
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