Fried Chicken Balls

Fried Chicken Balls

From   Tea Time

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Moderate

Course: Starter

Type: Indian

Easy to make yet so very tasty, these chicken balls make great starters


  • Tomato garlic sauce
  • Tomato puree 1 cup
  • Tomato ketchup 4 tbsps
  • Garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp
  • Oil 2 tbsps
  • Degi mirch powder 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powde ½ tsp
  • Vinegar 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Chicken balls
  • Chicken mince 150 gms
  • Green chillies, chopped 1 tsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 1 tbsp
  • Lemon rind, grated 1 tsp
  • Spring onion bulb, chopped 1
  • Breadcrumbs 1 tbsp
  • Egg 1
  • Red chilli flakes 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder 1 tsp
  • Oil to deep-fry


  • To make tomato garlic sauce, heat oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and saute till fragrant. Add tomato puree, tomato ketchup, degi mirch powder, black pepper powder, vinegar and mix well. Cook till the mixture gets sauce like consistency. Transfer into a serving bowl.
  • To make chicken balls, take chicken mince in a mixing bowl, add green chillies, coriander leaves, lemon rind, spring onion, breadcrumbs, egg, chilli flakes, salt and black pepper and mix well.
  • Divide the chicken mixture into small portions and shape each portion into a ball.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, slide in the chicken balls and deep-fry till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Arrange these balls on a serving platter and serve hot with the bowl of tomato garlic sauce.