Chicken Drumsticks Coated With Cashew Batter (Murg Kaju Kebab)

Chicken drumsticks coated with cashew batter (Murg Kaju Kebab)

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I'm going to be sharing with you my favorite way of cooking chicken, which is coating the drumsticks in a cashew batter. I've also included some tips on how to make this recipe your own!
Servings: 4
Calories: 701


  • 12 Chicken drumsticks
  • 4 tsp Ginger-garlic adrak-lasan paste
  • a pinch of White pepper safed mirch powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vinegar sirka
  • 9 oz Yoghurt dahi
  • 3/4 cup Cream
  • 2 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp White pepper powder
  • 2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • a few strands Saffron kesar
  • Vegetable oil for basting
  • 4 Eggs whisked
  • 5 tbsp Cashew nuts kaju, finely ground


  • Wash and clean the chicken drumsticks. Make 4 - 5 deep vertical incisions.
  • Mix ginger-garlic paste, white pepper powder, salt, and vinegar together. Coat the drumsticks with this paste and rub into the slits. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • Make a second marinade with yoghurt, cream, ginger-garlic paste, white pepper powder, garam masala, salt, and saffron.
  • Marinate the chicken in the prepared marinade and refrigerate for another 15 minutes.
  • Skewer the drumsticks and roast in a tandoor for 3 - 5 minutes till half cooked. Remove and hang for 2 - 3 minutes to allow the excess marinade to drip off.
  • Baste with oil / butter and roast till completely cooked.
  • Mix the cashew nut paste and eggs together. Coat the drumsticks with this batter and roast again till the egg has coagulated. Remove from skewers.
  • Serve hot with mint chutney
Serving: 400 g
Calories: 701 kcal
Carbohydrates: 9 g
Protein: 51 g
Fat: 50g
Saturated Fat: 20 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 442 mg
Sodium: 1223 mg
Potassium: 783 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 4 g
Vitamin A: 1061 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 160 mg
Iron: 3 mg
Cuisine Indian
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