How to make Pickled Chicken Parcels

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is by 'Chef-Akshay-Nayyar'

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Mustard oil (सरसों का तेल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Pickled Chicken Parcels

Pickled Chicken Parcels Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pickled Chicken Parcels Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts minced 2

  • Mustard oil 1 tablespoon

  • Yogurt 2 tablespoons

  • coriander leaves finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1-2

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Caraway seeds (shahi jeera) 1 teaspoon

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 1 teaspoon

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) ¼ teaspoon

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) ¼ teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • phyllo sheets 4-5

  • Egg 1

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Dip

  • Yogurt ½

  • Sweet chilli sauce 3 teaspoons


Step 1

Mix chicken, mustard oil and yogurt in a bowl. Add coriander, ginger-garlic paste and mix well. Add salt, green chillies and mix well.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds, caraway seeds, onion seeds, fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds till fragrant.

Step 3

Add turmeric and sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Add the tempering to the bowl and mix well.

Step 5

Place phyllo sheets on a worktop, cut into squares.

Step 6

Break egg into a bowl, whisk well. Add some water and whisk well.

Step 7

Place a stuffing in the center of the sheet, brush the egg wash on the sides and seal the edges to make a parcel.

Step 8

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, place the parcels on low heat till both the sides are crisp and brown.

Step 9

To make dip, mix together yogurt and chilli sauce in a bowl.

Step 10

Serve hot with a dip

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