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Malvani Chicken Curry/ Sagoti

malvani chicken curry

Malvani Chicken Curry/ Sagoti is from Malvani Cuisnine originates from the Sindhudurg district in the Western Coast of India. Konkan Coast or the Western Coast has at least three distinct cooking style, Konkan style spreads from Raigad to Mangalore, Malvani Cuisine from Sindhudurg and Gomantak or Goan Cuisine that is from Goa.

Regional Dish:  Maharashtra, Goa, Konkan, Mangalore.

Cuisine Style: Konkan| Cooking Time 45mins | Take it with Rice/ roti|  Type Curry| Shelf Life : 1  day| Quantity : 6 Servings.

Appx. Nutritional values calculated for 1 serving:

Calories (280Kcal), Carbohydrates (15g), Protein (18g), Fat (12g)


  • Chicken  ½ kg
  • Yogurt   1 cup
  • Ginger garlic paste2 tsp.
  • Green chili paste2 tsp.
  • Nutmeg powder1/2 tsp.
  • Salt ½ tsp.
  • Lemon juice 2 tbsp.
  • Red chili 2 tsp.
  • For masala:
  • Fired onion 1 cup
  • Black cumin seeds1/2 tsp.
  • Cinnamon  1 stick
  • Black pepper 1 tsp.
  • Green cardamom 2
  • Badyan flower 1
  • Coconut milk 1 cup
  • All spice powder 1 tsp.
  • Oil ½ cup
  • Green chilies to garnish
  • Green coriander leaves to garnish


  1. Marinate ½ kg chicken in 1 cup yogurt, 2tsp. ginger garlic paste, 2 tsp. green chili paste, ¼ tsp. nutmeg powder, ½ tsp. salt and 2 tbsp. lemon juice. Keep it for ½ an hour.
  2. Grind1 cup onion and 1 cup coconut milk . add in ½ tsp. black cumin seeds, 1 piece cinnamon , cardamom, badyaan flower  and 1 tsp. all spice powder.
  3. Make a thick paste. Heat some oil and add in the paste.
  4. Cook it and add in the marinated chicken.
  5. Cook it on a low flame for 20 minutes.
  6. When the chicken tenders add in green chilies and coriander leaves and serve hot.


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