Wednesday 13 August 2014

Spicy Chicken Balls / Kola Urundai / Chicken Kola Urundai /சிக்கன் கோலா உருண்டை - South Indian Style

A yummy twist to the chettinad special kola urundai by using chicken instead of meat!

 I am sure it is going to be a treat for chicken lovers especially kids!

You can have this tasty chicken balls as a snack or side-dish for meals. Try this and give your feedback.


Chicken mince / bone less chicken pieces – 300 gm
Cinnamon - 1“ piece
Cloves – 2 no.

Cardamom - 1
Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
Small onion / big onion –  6 no / 1 medium sized
Garlic – 8 pods
Ginger – 1” piece
Red chilli powder -  1 - 1 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Grated coconut – ½ cup
Roasted channa dhal (pottukkadalai) - 2 tbsp
Curry leaves –  1 sprig
Salt - to taste
Oil  - to deep fry


Add all the ingredients except oil in the mixie / blender with very little water and grind it till blends well.

Transfer the ground mixture into a bowl and make lemon sized ball out of it.

Heat oil in a kadai for deep frying. Drop 5 to 6 balls at a time and deep fry them in medium flame till it reaches golden brown colour.

Serve hot as a starter or accompaniment to rice.


if you are using minced meat, add that in the mixie at the last stage after grinding all the ingredients. use viper mode to blend.

Instead of adding red chilli powder you can substitute with red chilies.

Adjust the spice level to suit your taste.


  1. Looks really perfect & delish !!

  2. beautiful snacks :)

  3. Thank you for the fantastic recipe. I tried it and was awesome. Since i used minced chicken, i ground the other ingredients and mixed that and the chicken by hand.

    A highly recommended recipe.

  4. Thank you so much for appreciation and also time taken to visit my blog. Felt very happy that you liked the taste.


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