Friday, 7 August 2015

Chicken Balls

Juicy, spicy and moist chicken balls with shallots, chilli, ginger and garlic. Crispy on the outside, soft and juicy on the inside and perfectly seasoned. So delicious and easy to make. Best served with mint yogurt dip as an appetizer or add them in spicy tikka sauce.


  • 300 Grams minced chicken
  • 1/2 Cup finely chopped shallots or red onion
  • 1 Green Chilli chopped finely
  • 1 Sprig of mint leaves chopped finely
  • 1 and 1/2 Tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 Teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • a pinch of turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • vegetable oil for deep frying


1. In a large mixing bowl, add chicken, shallots, mint leaves, green chilli, ginger, garlic, turmeric powder and using a fork mix gently. Do not over mix or press the mixture too hard


2. Add salt, pepper, corn starch and mix again
3. Wet your hands and make balls of this chicken mixture

4. In a wok / pan heat , heat oil. When the oil is hot, add 4 chicken balls at once in the hot oil and deep fry until golden. Fry the remaining chicken balls in batches
5. Drain on paper towel and serve hot with mint yogurt chutney or your favourite dip


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