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Malai kebab



  • Chicken-1 kg, boneless and cut into 1 ½ x 1 ½ pieces
  • Oil-For basting
  • For the first Marinade
  • Ginger paste-1/2 tbs
  • Garlic Paste-1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice- 4 tbsp
  • Hung curd or Labnaneh- 400 gm
  • Processed cheese-100 gm, grated
  • Coriander powder- 1 tbsp.
  • Chili powder- 1 tbsp. ( You can put less, depends on your taste)
  • Fennel Seed powder-1 tbsp
  • Cardamon powder- 1 tbsp.
  • Cinnamon powder- 1 tbsp.
  • Mace powder- 1 tbsp.
  • Nutmeg powder- 1 tbsp.
  • Fresh coriander leaves 2- tbsp.
  • Cream- 120 ml
  • Saffron – 1 tbsp.( dissolved in 4 tbsp warm water)
  • Salt-To Taste


  1. Malai KebabFirst of all prepare your marinades.
  2. Then marinate chicken in the first marinade ingredients.
  3. Refrigerate for 2 hours and then remove from the fridge and drain.
  4. Mix together the ingredients of the second marinade and marinate the chicken in that mixture. Again , refrigerate for 2 hours.
  5. Now skewer the chicken pieces on a skewer and cook on a grill, oven, tandoor or grill/ nonstick pan.
  6. In the case of a pan, take care to turn the skewer after every 2 minutes, so that the chicken gets coked on all sides.
  7. Baste with oil at regular intervals.