Chicken Malai Boti
Chicken Malai Boti
The very popular Malai boti, is known to add a sensation to all your occasions; since many, if not all, are absolutely in love with this dish. It is one of the most widely familiar and admired dishes in South Asian cuisine; which is barbecued on a charcoal grill. Its juicy and appetizing taste will undoubtedly delight you. Malai means cream and boti means bites of chicken, so Chicken Malai Boti gets its name from its extremely tender texture that melts in your mouth.
It is a super flavorful BBQ delicacy, made with chicken marinated in a creamy mint sauce. This juicy and creamy malai boti offers a strong taste of it’s ingredients, added to make it a delicious and lip-smacking dish.
Chicken Malai Boti, also known as Chicken Malai Tikka, traces its origins back to the Mughal court in Delhi, where Central Asian and Persian food traditions mingled with those of India to produce what is known as Mughlai cuisine. This elegant kebab gets its name, signature succulent, and the luxurious texture from a generous dose of cream (or “malai” in Hindi and Urdu) in the marinade, which also includes crushed almonds, cashews, cilantro stalks, black pepper, and ginger. The abundant use of cream and nuts in this dish is typical of Mughlai cuisine.
Like all South-Asian dishes, you’ll find hundreds of recipes and versions of many popular dishes, and this dish here is not an exception either. Our version of the amazing malai boti is simple yet impactful on your palate. It’s best paired with the famous puri paratha, some finely sliced onion, mint yogurt (raita), and tamarind sauce. The level of spice in this dish can be altered according to the preference of every individual, by adjusting the number of thai chili peppers; and the longer it’s left to be marinated, it tastes a lot better.We at Laree Adda, bring you this miraculous barbecued delicacy of tender morsels of chicken, with a melt-in-your-mouth quality from being thoroughly marinated in an aromatic, spicy, and creamy base.