Chicken Koliwada: This Desi-style crispy chicken from Maharashtra will blow your mind (recipe inside)
What comes to your mind when you think of Maharshtrian or Marathi cuisine? A plate of tasty misal pav, kandha bhajji, heartwarming vada pav and pav bhaji? Law? Hands down, each of them is a gem. But have you ever tried Koliwada’s recipes? The term “Koliwada” primarily refers to the fishing colony of the Maharashtra region. We are sure you must have tried or at least heard of Koliwada fish and Koliwada shrimp, these seafood recipes come from the cuisine of the kolis or fishermen living in Maharashtra. Crispy, tangy and delicious, Koliwada’s recipes are made with a blend of hot, tangy and spicy ingredients and make excellent appetizers and snacks at any party or guest meeting.
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Koliwada recipes are usually made with seafood. In this article, we bring you a different but delicious Koliwada recipe, namely Koliwada Chicken. So raise your hand chicken lovers, this recipe is for all of you. This recipe is made with boneless pieces of chicken dipped in chickpea flour or chickpea flour with different spices, then fried to perfection. Pair it with mint chutney, onion rings and your super crunchy and spicy treat is ready to be savored. Interesting, isn’t it? Want to know the recipe? Read on.
Here Is The Koliwada Chicken Recipe | Chicken koliwada recipe:
To start the recipe for this crispy, desi-style fried chicken, all you need to do is make a thick batter. For this, take a bowl and add chickpea flour, add red chilli powder, cumin powder, ginger-garlic paste, salt, yogurt and water. Mix everything well. Put aside.
Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, take chicken slices and marinate them with red chili powder, salt, cumin powder and lemon juice.
The last step is to heat the oil in a pan, add the marinated chicken and fry to perfection. Once done, remove the pieces and sprinkle with chaat masala followed by chopped cilantro leaves. Serve with chutney, onion rings and lemon wedges.
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As well as being delicious, this recipe is also very easy to make and no fuss. Give it a try and let us know how it went in the comments section below.