Chicken Badaam Roll Recipe

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Chicken Badaam Roll
  • Chef: Aruna Kirpal
  • Recipe Servings: 3
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Experience the juiciness of chicken pieces with an added crunch of aromatic almonds and flavourful spices. These chicken badaam roll will get your party started and is a perfect non-veg starter.

Ingredients of Chicken Badaam Roll

  • 250 gm chicken breasts-cut into cubes
  • For dusting chicken:
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • For the stuffing:
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 medium onion-chopped finely
  • 10-12 almonds-blanched and sliced
  • 2 green chillies-deseeded and sliced
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp salt oil for shallow-frying
  • For the gravy:
  • 4 Tbsp oil
  • 5 green cardamoms-lightly crushed with skins
  • 3 medium onions
  • 12 garlic cloves
  • 2.5 cm ginger piece
  • 1 tsp poppy seed powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 cup yogurt-beaten well
  • A pinch of saffron-diluted in warm water

How to Make Chicken Badaam Roll

  • For the rolls:
  • 1.Flatten chicken pieces with a kitchen hammer.
  • 2.Mix the dusting ingredients together and coat the chicken pieces well.
  • 3.Keep the pieces aside.
  • 4.For the stuffing
  • 5.Fry onions until transparent.
  • 6.Stir in the remaining stuffing ingredients.
  • 7.Put one tsp of the stuffing into each chicken piece and make into a roll.
  • 8.Secure each roll with a toothpick or tie with thread.
  • 9.Heat some oil in a frying pan.
  • 10.Cook the rolls on a high heat for about 7 minutes or until light brown.
  • For the gravy:
  • 1.Make a paste of the onion, garlic and ginger.
  • 2.Heat oil in a pan.
  • 3.Add cardamoms and let them splutter
  • 4.Add onion paste and fry until golden brown.
  • 5.Remove pan from heat.
  • 6.Stir in all the dry ingredients and return the pan to medium heat.
  • 7.Gradually add beaten yogurt and 1 cup of water, simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • 8.Add chicken rolls to the gravy, simmer and cook on a low flame for 20 minutes, or until cooked.
  • 9.Remove the toothpick/thread before serving.
  • 10.Serve sprinkled with diluted saffron and garam masala.