Chicken With Goda Masala

chicken with goda masala

Lately, I have been very slow in updating the blog. Between running behind a very active toddler, a job and cooking, I hardly find any free time. By the time he sleeps, I am totally exhausted and loose any interest in blogging. But I will make a sincere effort to blog once in a while.

Last month when we visited India, my pachi (mom’s sister) came to visit us. Like always, I bugged her for recipes. She is the one who had introduced me to kala masala years ago. She got me a big pack of authentic kala masala from Belgaum. She gave me this recipe which is a staple at her home. After coming back to US, I made this and it came out great. I am making this again tomorrow for V’s office potluck.

I have heard some people say goda masala and kala masala are same and some say they are different. You can use any of them. Here is my recipe for it.

Ingredients:
1 lb(0.45kgs) chicken
1/2 cup onion
1/2 cup tomato
1/2 cup thick coconut milk

Masala-1 :
1 tea spn ginger paste
1 tea spn garlic paste
3 green chillies
3-4 sprigs coriander leaves
2 cloves
1″ cinnamon

Make a paste of masala-1 ingredients.

Masala-2 :
1 tea spn coriander seeds
1/2 cup onion
1/4 cup coconut
1 tea spn goda masala/kala masala
1/2 tea spn chilli powder

Heat a little oi and add coriander seeds, onion. When they start turning brownish, add coconut, goda/kala masala, chilli powder. Grind to a paste.

Method to make gravy :
Add the masala-1 paste to chicken and keep aside for 20-30mins.
Heat a little oil. Fry onion. Add chicken and fry till chicken is cooked. Now add tomato, masala-2, salt. Cook for few minutes. Add coconut milk and bring to boil.
Serve hot.

Serves : 3-4
Preparation time : 40mins

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12 Comments for “Chicken With Goda Masala”

veena furtado

says:

Shilpa i tried this receipe chicken with goda masala and it was really superb. couldnt believe that this receipe would turn out so tasty. Thanks dear and once again thanks a lot for the wonderful receipies

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