Mirch Malai Kababs Recipe - Chicken pieces marinated with yogurt and cheese based marinade and grilled.

This recipe is from the book Any Time Temptations.

Main Ingredients : Green chillies, Boneless chicken breasts

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Starter

Mirch Malai Kababs

Mirch Malai Kababs Recipe - How to make Mirch Malai Kababs


Prep Time : 3-3.30 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Green chillies finely chopped 8

  • Boneless chicken breasts cut into 2 inch cubes 4

  • Fresh cream 3/4 cup

  • Ginger paste 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • White pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Cheese grated 1/2 cup

  • Mace powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Nutmeg powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/2 cup

  • Egg 1

  • Butter for bastin


Step 1

Apply ginger paste, garlic paste, white pepper powder and salt to the chicken cubes and set aside. Mash the cheese to make into a smooth paste. Add green chillies, mace powder, nutmeg powder, coriander leaves and salt and mix.

Step 2

Add egg and mix well. Add chicken to the cheese mixture. Then add fresh cream and mix delicately. Keep in the refrigerator for about two to three hours.

Step 3

Put the chicken mixture onto the skewers and cook in a moderately hot tandoor or in a pre-heated oven (200°C) until it is just cooked and lightly coloured.

Step 4

Apply a little butter for basting and cook for another two minutes or till the chicken is fully cooked.

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