Dal Kababi

Minced chicken koftas cooked in spicy urad dal. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Dal Kababi
Main Ingredients Skinless Split Black Gram, Chicken Mince
Cuisine Uttar Pradesh
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 0-5 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Dal Kababi

  • 1 cup Skinless Split Black Gram soaked
  • 200 grams Chicken Mince minced
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon Green chillies chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Yogurt


  1. Heat oil in a non stick pan Add salt, ½ tsp red chilli powder, ¼ tsp garam masala powder, ½ tsp chopped green chillies, yogurt, ½ tbsp ginger-garlic paste to minced chicken and mix well.
    Marinate for 15 minutes.
  2. Add caraway seeds, onions, remaining green chillies to the oil in the pan and sauté till lightly browned.
    Add remaining ginger-garlic paste and mix.
  3. Add turmeric powder, remaining red chilli powder and tomato and sauté.
    Divide minced chicken mixture into marble sized balls.
  4. Drain urad dal and add to the pan along with 2 cups water, salt, remaining garam masala powder, coriander leaves and mix.
    Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add chicken balls and cover.
    Cook for 3-4 minutes on high heat.
  6. Reduce heat to medium and cook till both dal and chicken is completely cooked.
    Add more water if the mixture is too thick.
  7. Serve hot with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1250 kcal
Carbohydrates 74.5 gm
Protein 75.9 gm
Fat 67.4 gm