How to make Chicken Kabiraj -

A Kolkata speciality – chicken cutlets covered with eggs.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken mince (चिकन कीमा), Onion (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Snacks and Starters


Chicken Kabiraj

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Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Kabiraj Recipe

  • Chicken mince 1 1/2 cups

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Garam masala powder 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Green chillies chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger chopped 1/2 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Eggs 4

  • Cornstarch 2 tablespoons

  • Bread crumbs 1 1/2 cups

  • Oil for shallow-frying and greasing

Method

Step 1

Take chicken mince in a bowl. Add onion, garam masala powder, salt, crushed peppercorns, green chillies, garlic and ginger and mix well. Add chopped coriander and mix well. Refrigerate for 30-45 minutes.

Step 2

Break eggs in a bowl. Add salt, crushed peppercorns and cornstarch and whisk well. Add some water and whisk well.

Step 3

Spread breadcrumbs on a plate.

Step 4

Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 5

Grease your palms with some oil. Divide the prepared chicken mixture into equal portions and shape them into cutlets. Dip in egg mixture and coat in bread crumbs.

Step 6

Shallow-fry the prepared cutlets on medium heat till golden and crisp from both sides. Pour the remaining egg mixture over cutlets and fry till the egg is cooked. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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