How to make Malai Tangdi Kabab -

Chicken drumsticks marinated in a rich mixture of fresh cream, yogurt, cheese spread and cooked in a hot oven.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken drumsticks (चिकन टंगड़ी (ड्रमस्टिक्स) ), Fresh cream (ताज़ी क्रीम )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Malai Tangdi Kabab

Malai Tangdi Kabab 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 : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Malai Tangdi Kabab Recipe

  • Chicken drumsticks skinless 8

  • Fresh cream ¼ cup

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoons

  • Cheese spread ¼ cup

  • Yogurt whisked ¼ cup

  • White pepper powder to taste

  • Green cardamom powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Melted butter for greasing

  • Onion rings for garnishing

  • Mint sprig for garnishing

  • Lemon wedges for garnishing


Step 1

Preheat oven at 200ºC.

Step 2

Slit chicken drumsticks without cutting through and place in a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon garlic paste, 1 tablespoon ginger paste, salt and 1 teaspoon lemon juice and rub well. Set aside to marinate for 15 minutes.

Step 3

Combine 1 teaspoon garlic paste, 1 teaspoon ginger paste, remaining lemon juice, salt and cheese in another bowl and mix well. Add yogurt and mix again. Add white pepper powder, green cardamom powder, nutmeg powder and mix. Add chopped coriander and mix well. Add fresh cream and mix well.

Step 4

Add marinated chicken and coat well. Set aside to marinate further for 15 minutes.

Step 5

Place the marinated chicken drumsticks on a baking tray. Put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 25 minutes.

Step 6

Take the baking tray out after 10 minutes, brush with butter and bake again for the remaining 15 minutes.

Step 7

Serve hot garnished with onion rings, mint sprig and lemon wedge.

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