Reshmi Kebab

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Jul. 22, 2019

Reshmi or Resham means silk in Hindi and Urdu and it perfectly describes the texture of this famous kebab. It also goes by other names Murgh Reshmi Tikka, Malai Kebab, Malai Tikka, but whats in a name? With ingredients so rich, this kebab is bound to be delicious!
Its finally summer and its natural to start firing up those summer BBQs Reshmi Kebab is one of those kebabs that are mild and silky. These morsels of Chicken are marinated in hung yogurt, cashew and cream that tines down some of the other spices used in this recipe. If youre not a fan of spice, this is the kebab for you!


Boneless chicken cubes 1 Kilogram (about 2 lbs)
Yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Cashew cream 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1/2 cup Cashew nuts ground in cream)
Ginger paste 2 Teaspoon
Mustard oil 1 Teaspoon
Chilli powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Turmeric 1/2 Teaspoon
Dried fenugreek 1/2 Teaspoon
Minced green chili 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste



1. Prepare the hung yogurt by draining all the excess water out of the yogurt in a cheese cloth.

2. Add the yogurt, cashew cream, ginger and garlic paste, spices, salt and mustard oil together and pour over the chicken to marinate overnight


3. Skewer and cook on a hot grill for 15 – 20 mins.


4. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 5