Chicken Kheema Masala Balls

I first came across this recipe in 2008 on Sailus food blog and since then it became my favorite. This recipe is almost the same as her recipe, adjusted to my family’s taste buds.

Ingredients

Chicken: 500 gms

Cashew Nuts: 10

Cumin Seeds: 1.5 tablespoons

Coriander Seeds: 2 tablespoons

Cloves: 6

Cinnamon Stick: 1″ stick

Dry Red Chillies: 5

Ginger: 1″ piece

Garlic Flakes: 10

Green Chillies: 10

Onion: 3 big; roughly chopped

Coriander Leaves: small bunch

Oil: for deep frying

Salt: as per taste

Chicken Masala Balls 2

Instructions

1. Heat a teaspoon oil in a heavy bottom pan. Add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, cloves, cinnamon stick, dry red chillies and cashew nuts. Remove from heat and let cool.

2. Grind the roasted ingredients into coarse powder.

3. Add ginger, garlic, green chillies and make a coarse paste.

4. Add salt and onion. Make a coarse paste.

5. Add chicken and grind to a paste.

6. Add a tablespoon of oil to the ground paste and combine well. Shape into small size balls.

7. Heat oil in a pan for deep frying. Once oil is piping hot, add the chicken balls and fry till they are golden brown in colour.

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