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chicken balls with tomato gravy

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Recipe by Tapan Damania of Mumbai, IN

Nice sunday cuisine

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 cup finely shredded chicken
    • 1 tsp black pepper powder
    • cornflour approximately 1 cup
    • 4 egg yolks
    • 2 cup tomato puree
    • 1 cup finely chopped onions
    • 1tsp cumin seeds
    • 1 tsp mustard seeds
    • 2 nos bay leaves
    • 3 inch cinnamon
    • 2 tbsp red chilly powder to taste
    • vegetable oil to deep fry the chicken balls and for cooking gravy
    • salt to taste



    Add 1 tsp black pepper and salt in the shredded chicken and then add corn flour as per required then make balls and dip them in egg yolk and deep fry them till golden brown


    1. Heat a pan and add 4 tbsp oil, then add mustard seeds allow them to crackle and then add cumin seeds and allow them to crackle. then add cinnamon and bay leaves and once golden brown add chopped onion. saute till golden brown, add tomato puree, salt and red chilly powder and allow it to cook. when the puree starts giving out the oil from the corner of the pan then its cooked.
    2. while serving first add chicken balls and pour gravy on the top and garnish with coriander leaves and serve
    3. You can also add water as per your requirement but make sure the consistency is proper and add red chilly powder and salt as per required  . Some people like thick gravy unlike others

    This gravy can be eaten with steamed rice, chapati, roti, naan or bread





    Hi tapan nice recipe do I need to put raw or cooked shredded chicken in this recipe. Thanks.