Microwave Chicken-Murgh Koftas


Microwave Chicken-Murgh Koftas

Chicken keema is mixed with soaked bread, ginger-garlic pastes, other ingredients and cooked with tomato gravy in a microwave
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people


For preparing tomato gravy:

  • 3 nos Tomatoes small
  • 1/2 cup Cream/Malai
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seed powder Jeerakam
  • Orange red color optional
  • Salt As reqd


  • For preparing microwave chicken/murgh koftas, first grind together ingredients: tomatoes, ginger, red chilly powder and cumin seed powder to a smooth mixture.
  • Cook in micro high mode for 10 minutes. Add cream, required salt and a pinch of color(optional).
  • Tomato gravy is ready. Keep this aside.
  • For preparing chicken kofta, mix together all the ingredients: chicken keema, crushed bread, chopped green chillies, ginger paste, garlic paste, garam masala, beaten egg and required salt.
  • Mix gently and shape into balls.
  • 6)Arrange these balls on a micro friendly tray keeping some distance between each ball.
  • Micro in high mode for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer these koftas to the above prepared tomato gravy.
  • Micro in high mode again for 4 minutes.
  • Allow chicken koftas to remain in microwave for a few more minutes.
  • Remove microwave chicken/murgh koftas from oven and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot and enjoy with chappatis, naan etc.
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