Chicken Mapas Recipe - Chicken in Coconut Milk Curry

Chicken Mapas Recipe is a delicious Kerala style chicken curry with a base of coconut milk and an array of spices. This robust chicken curry is a classic dish from the state of Kerala and goes well with absolutely anything like appam or even steamed rice.

Monika Manchanda
Chicken Mapas Recipe - Chicken in Coconut Milk Curry
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Chicken Mapas Recipe or Kozhi Mapas is a thick and creamy Kerala style chicken curry, is made with coconut milk.  This chicken curry has a perfect balance of spice and richness due to the coconut based creamy curry.

Chicken Mapas in traditionally cooked in cast iron pan to enjoy the deeper and richer color that comes out. Easy to make and delicious, chicken mapas recipe is perfect for a weekday dinner or fits for a larger weekend brunch. 

Serve Chicken Mapas Recipe along with Malabar whole wheat laccha paratha or Kerala Style Appams and Prawn Ghee Pepper Masala Recipe With Garlic by the side. 

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Course: Lunch
Diet: High Protein Non Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

55 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 500 grams Chicken , cut to bite size
  • 2 Onions , sliced
  • 1 Tomato , chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies , slit
  • 5 cloves Garlic , crushed
  • 1 inch Ginger , crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 2 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • Curry leaves , handful
  • 2 cups Coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoon Coconut Oil
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Chicken Mapas Recipe - Chicken in Coconut Milk Curry

  1. To prepare Chicken Mapas Recipe, get ready with all the ingredients first, including cleaning and cutting chicken, and chopping veggies.

  2. Heat oil in a cast iron pan/kadai and add onion, green chilies, curry leaves, ginger, and garlic.

  3. Sauté until onions turn golden brown, over a medium low flame stirring occasionally.

  4. Once the onions are soft and cooked, add the dry masalas - chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, homemade garam masala powder and tomato and continue to cook till everything gets blended and cooked well.

  5. Add the chicken pieces and sauté till the masala coats the chicken evenly.

  6. Add coconut milk and cover the pan and continue cooking with occasional stirring, on a medium heat till the chicken is tender and the gravy thickens.

  7. Garnish Chicken Mapas Recipe with coriander leaves and serve. 

  8. Serve Chicken Mapas Recipe along with Malabar whole wheat laccha paratha or Kerala Style Appams and Prawn Ghee Pepper Masala Recipe With Garlic by the side.

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Last Modified On Friday, 02 November 2018 11:59
     
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