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Murg Potli Kebab Non vegetarian recipe

Potli means a traditional purse or small bag in Hindi. Murg Potli Kebab, a dish which mimics the shape of a potli, is an easy-to-make aromatic parcel of minced chicken and spices. Serve it as a special on your Sunday brunch or as an evening snack and enjoy the praise from your family and friends.?


Ingredients Quantity
Chicken breast slit 2 nos
Chicken mince 110 gms
Whole Spices 1 tsp
Chopped onion 3 tsp
Green chillies 2 nos
Mint leaves 6-7 sprigs
Coriander leaves 2 tbsp
Cooking Oil 20 ml
Hung curd 4 tbsp (1/4 cup)
Ginger paste 2 tsp
Garlic paste 2 tsp
Green chilli paste 1 tsp
 Cashew nut paste 1 tbsp
Cream 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder 1tsp
Jeera powder 1tsp
Cardamom powder 1 tsp
Garam masala 1 tsp
Salt To taste
Butter To brush
Toothpicks As required


  • Slit open the chicken breast slices without cutting through completely. Open and flatten it using kitchen hammer or a heavy spoon.
  • In a medium pan, heat oil and sauté the chicken mince with whole spices, chopped onion, chopped green chillies, coriander leaves, mint leaves and pinch of salt. Stir for 10-15 minutes until cooked. Keep aside.
  • Divide the mixture into two equal balls and stuff in the chicken slices. Fold it around to shape it like a kebab and seal it with toothpick.
  • In another bowl, whip together hung curd, ginger & garlic paste, chilli paste, cashew paste, cream, turmeric, jeera powder, cardamom powder, garam masala, 1 tbsp oil and salt.
  • Marinate the chicken kebabs in the curd paste for 30-40 minutes in refrigerator.
  • Cook the kebabs in a preheated oven at 200 degree Celsius or in a tandoor for about 20 minutes or till light brown. Keep brushing butter in between to keep the kebabs moist and for even browning. Serve with garlic chutney.

Nutrient Value

Amount Per Serving
Serving – 1
Calories 689.7
Total Fat 37.3 g
Saturated Fat 7.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 15.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.5 g
Cholesterol 75.1 mg
Sodium 351.5 mg
Potassium 530.6 mg
Total Carbohydrate 58.9 g
Dietary Fiber 3.7 g
Sugars 33.4 g
Protein 30.8 g