Friday, June 22, 2012

CHICKEN SEEKH KABABS


Seekh kabab is a popular snack from Middle Eastern Countries and is supposed to be brought to India by Moghul rulers. Seekh Kabab is made with minced meat and spices. A small portion of this mixture is flattened and moulded around the skewers and baked in a tandoor. At home we can make them in the oven. 

Ingredients:
Chicken mince ... 250 gms
Onion ............... 1 small
Garlic paste ...... 1 tsp
Ginger paste ..... 1 tsp
Corn flour ........ 1 tsp (or) bread crumbs ... 1 tbsp
Red chilli powder ... 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder ..... 1 tsp
Coriander powder .. 1 tsp
Garam masala powder .. 1/2 tsp
Tandoori colour ........... a pinch
Salt ....................... to taste

Method:
1. Wash and squeeze out the water completely from the mince.

2. Add all the above ingredients and mash it well. If you have a fine chicken mince you can knead it with hand. If it is coarsely ground mince, use the food processor.

3. Take a portion of the mix on your palm and bind it around a skewer or a chopstick. Wet your hand and keep pressing the kabab to give it a smooth texture. Slide it out and place on a greased baking tray. ( you can apply a little oil on the skewer/chopstick before you start making the kabab so that it slides out easily)
4. If you are directly grilling on a barbeque, you can leave the kababs on the skewers..(chopsticks cannot be used here)

5. Cook them in a pre heated oven, turning once until done. (It takes about 15 - 20 mins. Serve with kachoomar.

How to make kachoomar:
Slice onions and soak them in salt water for 10-15 minutes. Squeeze out from the water and add a little salt, vinegar and finely chopped green chillies and coriander leaves.

48 comments:

  1. Fully enjoying in Chicken Recipes I guess..... Yummy Kababs

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  2. wow.. mouthwatering kabab..

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  3. I am enjoying your yummy recipes just by looking at those pictures. Great work!

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  4. Shik kabab looks so tempting....u done so perfectly:).

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  5. Hi Shobha ,

    You are not kitchen Queen ,

    You are Bloggers Queen :)

    Almost and all blogs you are the

    first commentator Shobha ,

    I Love your Attitude, and

    chicken kebab looks AAwesome

    as usual:-) You Rock Dear:)

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    1. Ha ha Punitha.. thanks for making me a queen of blogging :)

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  6. These are perfect, tempting kebabs...
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  7. yummy seekh kebabs,all the flavours just there...perfect!

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  8. Mouthwatering here.lovely kababs.

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  9. These kababs look good. WIll have to try them soon:)

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    1. Do try them.. enjoy the yummy snack

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  10. My husband will love these minced chicken kababs. They look so good.

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    1. Then you must make them for him Angie

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  11. wow...kebab looks yummy n inviting

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  12. first time to your blog.. lovely an ddifferent recipes.. glad to follow you .. :)

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    1. Thanks for liking and following Renu

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  13. this looks wonderful lovely filling meal and side to serve thank you for linking

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    1. Yes, if served with rotis it can make a filling meal

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  14. This looks amazing! I seriously shouldn't be looking at food blogs at night...restaurants in south delhi

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