Boneless chicken pieces,
fresh coriander leaves,
green and dry red chillis,
1.And roasted spices are ground to smooth paste and shaped into bite sized balls and deep fried (can be grilled too).
2.The grilled balls are absolutely perfect on their own and offer a healthy alternative but nothing to beat the crisp deep fried version..:
3.Chicken masala balls have a hot and spicy aroma that fills the room while being cooked and a flavor that makes these party appetizers almost impossible to resist.
4.I’ve made this recipe twice these past few days and I can tell you, it’s a keeper, guaranteed to add flavor to a festive day like
5.Heat a tbsp of oil in cooking vessel. Add the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, cardamom, cloves, cinnamom, red chillis and cashewnuts and stir for a minute till a nice aroma emanates the whole kitchen.
6.Be careful not to burn the spices. Cool.
First grind the roasted ingredients along with ginger, garlic and green chillis to a coarse paste.
7.Next add the chopped raw onions, coriander leaves, chicken and salt and grind further to form a smooth paste like shown in the picture above.
8.Add a tbsp of oil to the ground mixture and mix thoroughly before shaping into small lemon sized balls.
9.Heat oil for deep frying. Once its piping hot, reduce flame to medium and place these balls in the oil and fry them to a crisp, golden brown color.
10.Serve hot with tomato sauce or green chutney.