Kebabs or Kababs as they are called in India is one of the most widely eaten dish. These malai kebabs or makmali kebabs as they are referred to sometimes, have a very smooth texture and Smokey flavor. They are made with boneless chicken breasts marinated with cream and yogurt. The chicken is flavored with mild spices and cooked in a tandoor or charcoal grill. You can never go wrong with these simple yet tasty kebabs. Served with Vinegar or salted onions and Green Coriander Chutney.
- 500 Gram Boneless Chicken Breast Cut into cubes
- 1 Cup Yogurt (Dahi) hang it in a cotton cloth for about an hour to make it thick
- 2 Tablespoon Fresh Cream
- 1 Cube Cheddar Cheese
- 1 Pc(s) Squeezed Lemon Juice
- 1 Tablespoon Cornflour
- 1 Teaspoon Garam Masala
- 2 Tablespoon Ginger, Garlic and Green Chilli Paste
- 2 Tablespoon Butter or Ghee(clarified butter) This is for basking or brushing
- 1 Tablespoon Sliced Onion for Garnishing
- Salt to Taste
INSTRUCTIONS TO PREPARE
Wash and pat dry the chicken pieces. Keep it aside
Mix all the ingredients of the marinade in a bowl.
Nicely rub the marinade onto the chicken pieces and refrigerate it for at least 4-6 hours. Keep it marinated overnight for better results.
These kebabs should ideally be cooked in a tandoor or charcoal grill. Alternatively, you can cook them in the oven at 180degree for 20 minutes. You can use a grill pan or an air fryer.
Whatever the mode of cooking you choose, do not forget to keep basking the chicken pieces with butter or ghee.
Once the chicken is done garnish it with a mix of some butter, cream and chat masala.
Serve hot with onions and coriander chutney.
OUR RECIPE EXPERT – Chef: Sugandha Mathur