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:
Boneless chicken ... 250 gms
Onion ............... 1 small
Green chillies - 1 or 2
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 (optional)
Salt ....................... to taste
Oil ......... few tbsps for frying.

Method:



1. Wash the chicken and cut into pieces. Transfer all the ingredients except oil into a chopper or a food processor and grind to a paste.






2. 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 keep in a plate or baking tray. Apply a little oil on the skewer/chopstick before you start making the kabab so that it slides out easily. Make all the kababs in this way. This quantity makes 10 kababs.

3. Shallow fry them in a pan with little oil turning the sides to fry evenly.









4. If you want to bake them in an oven put them in a greased baking tray in a pre-heated oven at 200 C  turning once until done. (It takes about 15 - 20 mins.





5. 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 red chilli powder or green chillies.

48 comments:

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

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

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

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  4. 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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  5. These are perfect, tempting kebabs...
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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

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  7. Mouthwatering here.lovely kababs.

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

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

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  10. wow...kebab looks yummy n inviting

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

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

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