Chicken Chapli Kabab

Chapli kebab is a popular barbecue patty in Pakistan (and Afghanistan). It is prepared flat and round and served with yoghurt sauce (raita), rice, salad and Naan.

Here is a quick recipe for you with chicken mince!


  • about 600gms of chicken mince
  • 11/2 tablespoons ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon cumin-coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 red onion, very finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 egg
  • Oil for brushing and basting

To Finish

  • Chat masala to dust
  • Lemon/Lime to squeeze and serve
  • Sliced Onions to garnish
  • Sliced tomatoes to garnish



Mix in the chicken mince with the ginger-garlic, cumin-coriander, salt, red chili powder, flour, red onion and the cilantro and mix well.

Let the mixture rest for about 1 hour.

Shape the mixture into about 3 inch wide and ½ inch thick patties.

Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees.

Place the patties on a well greased baking sheet. Brush well with the oil.

Place in the oven and cook for 4 minutes and turn and brush well with oil. Brush again and broil the patties for 2 to 3 minutes.

Remove from the oven, dust with chat masala, squeeze with lime juice and serve.

Garnish with sliced onions and tomatoes, and serve hot!