Malai Chicken Kabab

Chicken Kabab is a famous non-vegetarian appetizer. Malai Chicken Kabab is a very simple recipe, which includes chicken marinated with cheese, cream, yogurt,some herbs and grilled in oven. Kids love these kababs as they are less spicy and give a creamy taste. Adding basil and thyme leaves present a beautiful aroma and taste to this recipe. Enjoy this great appetizer with your family and friends.

Malai Chicken Kabab
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
4 People 15 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
25-30 Minutes 3-4 Hrs
Servings Prep Time
4 People 15 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
25-30 Minutes 3-4 Hrs
Malai Chicken Kabab
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
4 People 15 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
25-30 Minutes 3-4 Hrs
Servings Prep Time
4 People 15 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
25-30 Minutes 3-4 Hrs
Ingredients
For first marination
For second marination
Instructions
  1. Cut chicken into small pieces.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add chicken, lemon juice, ginger-garlic paste, basil leaves, thyme, salt, black pepper, green chili paste, freshly grated nutmeg powder.
  3. Mix it very well and cover it keep it aside for 20 minutes.
  4. Take cheese in another mixing bowl and mash it using hand until it gets into dough consistency.
  5. Add room temperature cream, corn starch and hung curd into cheese and mix it well.
  6. Add chicken, and melted butter into cheese mixture very well. Cover it and keep it into fridge for at least 3-4 hrs.
  7. Remove it from fridge and bring it to room temperature. Preheat the oven at 450 degree F. in baking mode. Line the grilling pan with aluminium foil and grease it with oil. Soak the wooden skewers into water for half an hr. Insert the chicken pieces into skewers and place it on grilling pan.
  8. Place the chicken into preheated oven at lower rack. Switch the mode onto broil mode. Let it grill for 20 to 25 minutes or till it gets golden brown from one side. Flip it to other side and grill it until it's get golden in color on top and chicken gets soft and cooked properly.
  9. Once its done, remove it from oven and keep it covered with aluminium foil to avoid dryness for 15 minutes.
  10. Delicious malai chicken kababs are ready to be served. Serve it hot with mint and yogurt chutney.
Recipe Notes
  1. Cut chicken into small pieces and it should be at room temperature. 
  2. Make sure the cheese, cream, yogurt and butter are at room temperature.
  3. After marination keep chicken into fridge for at least 3-4 hrs.
  4. Once grilling is done, keep the chicken covered so it won't get dry.
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