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Tandoori Chicken Cheese Balls

4.50 from 2 votes

Tandoori chicken- the name itself brings out water into one’s mouth. The appetizer finds a way to everyone’s heart and has been a part of our desi menus’ from a long time. But more or less it has remained the same; smoked barbequed chicken, flavoured with intense spices with a dash of lemon and chat masalas onto it. Tandoori chicken cheese balls, retains it smoky barbequed flavour with an additional cheese element to it, making it one mouth-watering appetizer
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Recipe CategoryNon-Vegetarian
Served AsSnacks
Servings 2


  • Boneless chicken – 200 gm
  • Curd – 100 gm
  • Tandoori chicken masala – 3 Tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – 2 Tbsp
  • Grated processed cheese – 100 gm
  • Chilli powder – 1 Tbsp
  • Diced mozzarella cheese – 100 gm
  • Whole eggs – 2
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Oil


  • Take the chicken to a bowl, make deep slits on it. Add curd, tandoori masala, ginger garlic paste & salt to it. Mix it well. Leave it to rest for around 30 minutes.
  • Barbecue the chicken. Brush some butter on the chicken pieces while grilling the chicken. Make sure the chicken is cooked well before it is taken off the grills.
  • Shred the grilled chicken. Add grated processed cheese & 1 whole beaten egg into the shredded chicken. Add chilli powder, salt to taste. Mix well.
  • Roll the shredded chicken mixture into small size balls. Place a dice of mozzarella cheese into the mixture while rolling the balls.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan. Dip the chicken cheese balls into beaten egg, roll it over the breadcrumbs as it will bind the balls intact & deep fry them to golden brown colour.
  • Serve these tandoori chicken cheese balls hot along with mint – tamarind chutney, tomato ketchup, schezwan sauce, mayonnaise or any of your favourite dip.

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