Chicken Meatballs

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Chicken Meatballs


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 35 Min


Serves : 6
  • 500 g finely ground/mince chicken

  • 1 finely chopped onion

  • 2-3 green chilies

  • 1/2 bunch coriander leaves

  • 8-10 mint leaves

  • Juice of 1 lime

  • 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste

  • 1 tsp red chilli powder

  • 1 tbsp coriander powder

  • 1 tsp garam masala powder

  • 1 tsp meat or chicken masala

  • 4 tbsp roasted gram flour (besan)

  • 1 large egg

  • 1-1/2 tsp salt or to taste

  • 2 cups or more oil for deep frying


  • Roast gram flour in a pan for 2-3 minutes stirring constantly. Keep aside to cool.
  • Grind chilies, lime juice, coriander leaves, and mint leaves coarsely.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all dry spices, ginger-garlic paste, green chutney, salt, gram flour, and egg with the chicken mince thoroughly.
  • Cover with cling film and refrigerate overnight or for at least 3-4 hours.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan. Once heated, lower flame to medium.
  • Take about 1-1/2 tbsp mixture and, with wet hands, shape it into a ball.
  • Drop the balls carefully in the hot oil and fry till golden brown in color from all sides. Do not overcrowd the pan while frying them.
  • Remove from pan and transfer to a place covered with paper napkins to drain excess oil.
  • Serve with your choice of condiments or dips.