24 January 2009

Chicken Mappas

How to Make Chicken Mappas


1) Chicken – ½ kg
2) One big onion – 1 (Thinly sliced)
3) Ginger – 1 ½” – 1 piece – (Thinly sliced)
4) Garlic – 3-4 nos. (Thinly sliced)
5) Shallots – 10 nos. (Sliced)
6) Green Chilly – 2-3 nos.
7) Coriander powder – 2 table spoon.
8) Chilly powder- ¾ table spoon
9) Pepper powder – 2 teaspoon
10) Vinegar – 1 table spoon
11) Garam masala – ½ table spoon
12) Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon
12) Oil – 1- 2 table spoon
13) Salt - to taste
14) Coconut milk – Fresh coconut milk will give you the original taste (but I used coconut Eastern powder 4 table spoon)
For seasoning

1) Mustard seeds- 1 teaspoon
2) Shallot – 2-3 nos. (Chopped)
3) Curry leaves – As required
4) Oil- 1 table spoon.


Take a thick bottom pan heat oil add garlic & ginger sauté for few seconds then add sliced big onion, green chilly & shallots sauté until the onion becomes transparent then add coriander powder, chilly powder, turmeric powder & garam masala one by one sauté until the raw smell out and oil starts appearing and add chicken pieces and salt mix well with the masala then add coconut milk (2 ½ table spoon with 2 cups of water - slightly thin) then bring to a boil add vinegar and cook the chicken in a medium low heat until it cooked well. Then open the cover and add the balance coconut powder (dissolved in Luke warm water (3-4 table spoon of water). Then add the pepper powder and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Finally do a seasoning with the above ingredients.


  1. Will try it out this weekend... Thank u..

  2. Hi Sherly madam, I made Chicken Mappas- my kids liked it, a very different taste.... Hats off...!!

  3. This dish looks yummy.And u took this one in proper light,that gives the photo the real life.
    All ur dishes r really good.Very glad to see u here with own blog, as i am also staying here in Abudhabi:)

  4. Tried this recipe and it came out really good. A nice change from usual stuff !! Thanks for sharing the recipe !!