How to make Chicken Masala Pav -

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Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Chicken Mince (चिकन कीमा), Refined Flour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chicken Masala Pav

Chicken Masala Pav Recipe Card


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 : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Masala Pav Recipe

  • Chicken Mince 200 grams

  • Refined Flour 2 1/2 cups + for dusting

  • Yeast 2 teaspoons (10 grams)

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons + for greasing

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Tomato chopped 1 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoons

  • Egg 1

  • Black sesame seeds (kala til) for sprinkling


Step 1

Place yeast and sugar in a bowl. Add two tablespoons water, mix well and set aside to activate.

Step 2

Put flour on a worktop and make a well in the centre. Sprinkle salt all over.

Step 3

Heat two tablespoons oil in a non-stick pan, add onion and sauté till it turns golden. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Add tomato and mix well. Add salt, mix well and cook till tomato turns pulpy.

Step 5

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder, mix well and sauté.

Step 6

Add chicken, mix well and cook for five to six minutes.

Step 7

Add garam masala powder and lemon juice, mix well and cook for two minutes. Switch off the heat and set aside to cool.

Step 8

Pour the activated yeast mixture into the well in the flour, mix and knead into a soft dough with sufficient water. Cover with a damp muslin cloth and set aside to ferment for twenty to twenty-five minutes.

Step 9

Preheat oven at 180°C. Grease a baking tray with little oil.

Step 10

Dust worktop with some flour and place the dough on it and roll. Divide dough into eight equal portions and shape them into balls.

Step 11

Dust the worktop again with flour and roll out the balls into medium sized discs. Place chicken mixture in the centre of each disc.

Step 12

Break egg into a bowl and whisk well. Brush the edges of the discs with whisked egg and fold the edges over to make a crescent shape. Seal the edges.

Step 13

Brush stuffed pavs with remaining egg and sprinkle some sesame seeds on top. Place the pavs on the greased baking tray, keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for twenty-twenty five minutes.

Step 14

Serve hot.

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