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25 February, 2017

Konkani Chicken Curry

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Preparation time – 10 minutes

Cooking time – 60 minutes

Recipe type – main

Serve – 4-5

Recipe source – Internet



 Measurement cup used 1 cup = 240 ml                                                                                                                                                             



Chicken – 1 kg

Grated coconut – 1 cup (tight pack)

Onion (medium) – 3 – 4, chopped

Garlic – 20 – 25

Ginger – 2 inch, chopped

Red chili powder – 2 tsp

Turmeric – ¾ tsp

Goda masala OR chicken curry masala – 2 tsp

Star anise / chakra fool – 2

Black pepper – 1 tbsp.

Sanuf / fennel – ½ tbsp.

Cinnamon stick / dalchini – 2 inch

Bay leaf / tejpatta – 2

Black cardamom / bada elaicha – 2

Water – 2 cups

Oil – 6-7 tbsp or as needed

Salt – as per taste

Chopped coriander leaves – for garnishing






 Rinse chicken very well with water, drain it compeletly. Now add red chili and turmeric, mix very well with your hand and keep it in refrigerater until we need.


 These are the ingredients which we have to fry and grind into the paste


 Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a kadai


  When oil is medium hot add Whole garam masala (star anise, black cardamom, black pepper, fennel seeds and cinnamon stick) and


 grated coconut


 Roast them very well over low – medium heat. After 8 – 10 mins the grated coconut will turn light brown, so now it is roasted well. take them out.


 In that same kadai heat 2 tbsp oil


Add chopped onion, garlic and chopped ginger. Fry till onion turn light brown.


Take them out.


Add whole kashmiri red chili or kashmiri red chili powder.


Grind to the fine paste. Keep aside.


Heat 4 tbsp cooking oil. once oil is hot add bay leafs. Allow it crackle.


Add chicken and then fry it for 5-6 minutes at low – medium heat.


Add blended paste.


Add water, garam masala and salt. Stir to mix. Then bring it to boil at high flame.


 Once the gravy starts to boil simmer the flame to the low and cover it up with the lid allow it to cook for 20 – 25. In between open the lid stir and then again cover it with the lid.


 After 20 – 25 chicken is tender and cooked. If you take out the chicken piece and check.


Add chopped coriander leaves and turn off the heat.


Konkani chicken curry is ready.

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