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Chicken Malai Kebab Recipe

Chicken malai kebabs make a great party food. These kebabs are very smooth and succulent and literally melt in the mouth. Murgh malai kebabs are mildly flavored with cream and cheese and ginger garlic paste. Discover how to make chicken malai kabab by following this easy recipe.


1 kg chicken (boneless) 
30 ml malt vinegar 
1 egg 
60 gms processed cheese 
10 gms green coriander (finely chopped) 
100 ml oil 
4 portions yield 
15 gms salt 
50gms ginger garlic paste 
10 gms corn flour 
10 gms green chili (deseeded) 
120 ml fresh cream 
50 gms butter 

How to make chicken malai kabab :

  • Clean and make boneless chicken pieces 60 gms approx. each of chicken breasts and legs. Marinate with salt, ginger, garlic paste and malt vinegar. Leave at least for half an hour. Squeeze lightly against palms and keep aside.
  • In a tray, rub processed cheese with palm to a smooth paste. Add half egg to it, a corn flour and mix them well. Add a part of cream to soften it.
  • To this mixture add the boneless marinated chicken lightly. Add chopped green chili and green coriander stalks. Pour in remaining cream and mix together. Let it rest for two to three hours in refrigerator.
  • Put the marinated chicken pieces on skewer and half cook in tandoor. Take it out and hang it for ten minutes.
  • Baste it with refined oil and cooking butter mixture and put back in tandoor till it gets light golden colour.
  • Take out a garnished platter, sprinkle with lemon juice, clarified butter and kebab masala on top and serve accompanied with green coriander/ mint chutney, lachha onion, lemon wedge along with Onion Kulcha.