How to make Chicken Kalmi Kabab

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Chicken Legs (चिकन टंगड़ी), Thick Yogurt (गाढ़ी दही)

Cuisine : Uttar Pradesh

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chicken Kalmi Kabab

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 : 15-20 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken Kalmi Kabab Recipe

  • Chicken Legs 400 grams

  • Thick Yogurt 1/4 cup

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cashewnut powder 3 teaspoons

  • Caraway seeds 1/2 teaspoons

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Fresh cream 1/4 cup

  • Oil for shallow frying

  • Spring onion bulb flower for garnishing

  • Fresh mint sprigs for garnishing


Step 1

Debone the chicken legs till the joints. Remove the thigh bone, keep the leg bone and hit the piece with the back of the knife.

Step 2

Take yogurt in a bowl. Add ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice and mix well. Add turmeric powder, cashewnut powder and mix well.

Step 3

Add caraway seeds, cardamom powder, crushed peppercorns and cream and mix well. Add chicken, coat well and refrigerate to marinate for 24 hours.

Step 4

Heat some oil in a non-stick pan. Place the marinated chicken on it and shallow-fry on high heat till the underside turns golden. Flip and cook the other side on high heat till golden. Cover and cook on medium heat for 10-15 minutes.

Step 5

Serve hot garnished with spring onion bulb flower and mint sprigs.