Kori Gassi Recipe - Mangalore Style Chicken Curry - Chicken Recipe - Varun

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Mar. 28, 2019

Learn how to make Kori Gassi at home with chef Varun Inamdar on Get Curried.
Korri Gassi is a Manglorean chicken curry recipe made with the mix of ground spices, coconut milk and chicken. This curry recipe tastes best with steam rice and roti. Do try it at home.


For masala:
Ghee 1 Teaspoon
Sliced onion 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Grated coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Red chillies 5 (byadagi)
Kashmiri red chillies 6
Cinnamon stick 1/2
Cumin seeds 1/4 Teaspoon
Peppercorns 8
Poppy seeds 1/2 Teaspoon (optional)
Fenugreek powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Coriander powder 2 Teaspoon
Tamarind 1
Water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
For curry:
Ghee 1 Tablespoon
Onion 1 , finely chopped
Tomato 1 , chop
Salt To Taste
Tumeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Chicken 1/2 Kilogram
Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Coconut milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For tempering:
Onion 1
Ghee 1 Tablespoon




1. Heat a pan, add ghee, onion, allow it to cook on medium flame till they are translucent.

2. Add coconut, byadagi chillies, kashmiri red chillies, garlic, cinnamon, cumin seeds, peppercorns, poppy seeds, mix well and switch off the flame after a minute.

3. Allow the mixture to cool down.

4. In a mixer jar, add the roasted masala, fenugreek powder, coriander powder, tamarind, water and then grind it to a paste.

5. Our Masala for curry is ready.



1. Heat a vessel, add ghee, onion, allow it to cook on high flame till they are translucent.

2. Add tomato, salt, ground masala, give it a nice mix and add turmeic, salt and give it a good mix.

3. Add chicken, water, give it a stir.

4. Add coconut milk, mix well cover it and cook it on medium flame for 20 minutes.


5. In a pan, heat ghee, saute the onions till they are nice and translucent.


6. Transfer the gassi in a serving bowl and garnish it with fried onions.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Ready In: 50 Minutes
Servings: 4