Chicken Malvani
Chicken Malvani
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Chicken Malvani is a delicious Indian curry originating from the Malvan region of Maharashtra. It features a rich coconut-based gravy with aromatic spices, offering a unique and flavorful taste of coastal Indian cuisine.

Nutrition: per serving



  • 500 g Chicken
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 2 Onions finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 inch Ginger grated
  • 2 Green Chillies finely chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 200 ml Coconut Milk
  • Coriander for garnish


  • Heat vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add chopped onions and sauté until they turn golden brown.
  • Add minced garlic, grated ginger, and chopped green chillies. Sauté for another 2 minutes.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they become soft and mushy.
  • Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala, and red chilli powder. Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the chicken pieces and mix until they are well coated with the masala.
  • Pour in coconut milk and stir to combine. Season with salt according to taste.
  • Cover the pan and let the chicken cook for about 15-20 minutes or until it is tender and cooked through.
  • Once cooked, garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice or chapatis.

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