Chicken Malai Boti Recipe by Shabana Akbany


The chicken malai boti or morsels are the perfect snack and can be filled in a pita bread or naan with raita and condiments for a delicious full meal.

chicken malai

Delicious and tender morsels of chicken, with a melt-in-your-mouth quality from being marinated in an aromatic spicy yogurt and cream base. The skewered chicken can be cooked on a barbecue or shallow fried on a pan until cooked through.

Ingredients for Chicken Malai:

Boneless Chicken 300 grams
Hung Curd (yogurt) ½ cup
Cream ½ cup
Green Chilies Paste 2 tbsp
Cumin Powder 1 tsp
Crushed Red Chilies 1 tbsp
All Spice Powder 1 tsp
Oil 2-3 tbsp
Salt to taste

Chicken Malai Garnish

Lettuce Leaves 5-6
Tomatoes 3-4
Onion (cut into circles) 3-4
Lemon 4-5

Method of making Chicken Malai Boti

  • Take a 300 grams of chicken cut into small cubes.
  • Now take a mixing bowl add ½ cup of hung curd, ½ cup of cream, 2 tbsp of green chilies paste, 1 tsp of cumin powder, 1 tbsp of crushed red chilies, 1 tsp of all spice powder, and add to taste salt mix it well.
  • Now skewer the cubes into barbecue sticks then steam it or fry it or bake it and smoke the coal.
  • At last garnish with 5-6 lettuce leaves, 3-4 tomatoes, 4-5 lemon slices, 3-4 onions and serve it. Now malai boti is ready.