- 1 lb. chicken breasts or thighs - washed and chopped into cubes
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 cup yogurt
- 1 tsp garlic - minced
- 1 tsp ginger - grated
- 1 tbsp green chili - finely chopped
- 3/4 cup fresh cilantro
- 3/4 cup fresh mint leaves
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp red chili powder
- 1 tsp garam masala
- 1/2 tsp coriander powder
- 1 1/2 tsp salt
Hariyali chicken kabab, also popularly called the green chicken kabab is a lip-smacking appetizer which is juicy, delectable, and spicy! Boneless chicken is flavored with fresh green herbs, marinated in curd, skewered and then grilled to perfection. Combine all these and you get the most exotic chicken recipe you’ve ever seen. Hariyali chicken kabab is infused with the aroma of mint, coriander, and select spices. Hariyali chicken kabab can be served as a starter or with a bowl of rice on all occasions.
Chicken is a good source of protein, minerals, and vitamins. These help in building muscles and repairing body tissues. Mint has medicinal properties and is good for stomach problems. Eating chicken helps is preventing heart disease too.
How to make Hariyali Chicken Kabab
Note: Hariyali chicken kababs can be cooked in a pan also instead of using a grill.
Mint was used by the ancient Greeks in their baths and Romans used it as a mouth freshener and as a digestive aid! Mint is named after the ancient Greek mythical character, Minthe, who was a river nymph. The story goes that the God of the underworld, Hades, fell in love with Minthe. When Hades’s wife came to know, she turned Minthe into a plant!