How to make Malvani Chicken Sagoti - Sagoti is a popular Goan preparation, but here it is cooked the Malvani way.

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Main Ingredients : Chicken on the bone (हड्डी समेत चिकन), Lemon juice (नींबु का रस)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Malvani Chicken Sagoti

Hindi: murgh
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Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Malvani Chicken Sagoti Recipe

  • Chicken on the bone cut into 1 inch pieces 750 grams

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander chopped ½ cup + to

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Garlic cloves 8

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Oil 5 tablespoons

  • Cinnamon stick 1 inch

  • Stone flower pieces (dagadphool) 2

  • Star anise 1

  • Black peppercorns 5-6

  • Cloves 2-3

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander seeds 1 teaspoon

  • White sesame seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) 1 teaspoon

  • Caraway seeds (shahi jeera) 1 teaspoon

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Fresh coconut scraped 1/2 cup

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander-cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Nutmeg powder 1/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Marinate the chicken with lemon juice, salt and set aside.

Step 2

Grind fresh coriander, green chillies, garlic cloves and ginger to a fine paste with sufficient water. Add the ground mixture to the chicken and mix well and set aside.

Step 3

Heat two tablespoons oil in a shallow nonstick pan. Add the cinnamon, stone flower, star anise, black peppercorns, cloves, fennel seeds, coriander seeds, sesame seeds, poppy seeds, caraway seeds. Sauté till fragrant.

Step 4

Add the sliced onion and sauté till dark brown. Add the coconut and sauté till golden brown. Allow the mixture to cool.

Step 5

Heat remaining oil in a nonstick pan. Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté till the raw flavor goes.

Step 6

Add the chopped onion and sauté till translucent. Add the marinated chicken and sauté for two minutes on high heat.

Step 7

Add the red chilli powder, garam masala powder, coriander-cumin powder and mix well.

Step 8

Add half cup water, cover and cook on low heat for eight to ten minutes.

Step 9

Transfer the cooled coconut- spice mixture in a mixer jar. Add sufficient water and grind to a fine paste.

Step 10

Add the ground mixture and mix well. Adjust the seasoning. Add nutmeg powder and mix well. Cover and cook for five minutes.

Step 11

Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander.