Malai Boti

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Having a BBQ at home? This Malai Boti recipe is going to be a sure favourite.
  • PREP TIME: 75 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 40 minutes
  • SERVINGS: 4 persons
Malai Boti


  • ½ kg Chicken, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 2 tablespoon cream
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red chili flakes
  • 1 teaspoon crushed black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground green chilies
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon papaya paste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Skewers as required
  • Onions, Tomatoes, Capsicum (Cut in cubes for presentation - optional)
  • Oil as required
  • 1 piece of Coal


  • 1. In ½ kg chicken, add in yoghurt, cream, crushed red chili flakes, black pepper, green chillies, salt, papaya paste, lemon juice.
  • 2. Marinate for at least an hour.
  • 3. If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 20 minutes.
  • 4. Start threading the chicken in the skewers. To add a bit more color you can add tomato cubes, capsicum cubes or onions in the skewers.
  • 5. The malai boti can be made using three different ways - on a barbeque, baked or grilled/fried.
  • 6. Barbeque the malai boti on a barbeque. Make sure to drizzle oil as required.
  • 7. Alternatively, shallow fry / grill the malai boti on a pan till tender. Smoke with a piece of coal for the barbeque flavor after it is cooked.
  • 8. The malai boti can also be baked in the oven. Line a baking tray with aluminium foil and drizzle some oil. Bake in a pre-heated oven for 30 - 40 minutes till cooked. Smoke with a piece of coal for barbeque flavor.
  • 9. Serve hot.


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