Monday, October 22, 2012

Shikampur Kebab


For Preparing Shikampur Kebab

1/2 kg Lamb/Beef/Mince boneless
3 tbsp Bengal Gram Lentil (chana dal) (Soaked in water for 1 hour)(optional)
1 onion (Finely chopped)
4 tbsp  Plain Yoghurt
3-4 Green Chilli (finely chopped)
Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
Mint Leaves (finely chopped)
1 tbsp Ginger paste & Garlic paste
1 tbsp Red chilli powder
1/4 tbsp Turmeric powder

1/2 tbsp Black peper powder
1 tbsp Gram masala
1 tbsp Lemon juice
Salt to taste
1/2 cup Oil

Method for preparing Shikampur Kebab with Mutton Boneless

Clean and wash the Beef/Lamb meat (Bone/Boneless), add ginger and garlic paste,bengal gram lentil,red chilli powder,turmeric powder & Gram Masala  mix well,pressure cook the mixture for 3/4 whistles without adding too much of water,until the meat is tender..

Method for preparing Shikampur Kebab with Mince

Wash mince & drain thoroughly.
In a large non-stick saucepan/Khadhai add oil at medium heat, add onions & fry till they change colour.
Add ginger & garlic pastes, fry for 1 minute.

Add mince,red chilli powder, turmeric powder,salt, green chilli,black pepper powder,garam masala powder,coriander leaves, mint leaves and 
,bengal gram mix well.

At this stage there will be some liquid from the mince in the pan. You need to now allow the mince to cook in its own liquid until all the liquid evaporates.cover the pan and leave.
Remove from the heat.

The mince should not be watery  it should be able to make balls of the mixture Once cooked,let the mince cool down and grind to a smooth paste.
Then add coriander leaves & mint leaves mix well.

For Filling

In a small bowl add yoghurt, finely chopped Onion,Coriander leaves,Mint leaves and Green Chilli 
Then add lemon juice (Optional) and salt  and  mix  it well.

To Make Shikampur Kebab

In a small bowl Add  Tender meat,  lemon Juice,Green chillies,coriander leaves & mint leaves mix well.
Let Mutton it blend to  paste in a blender and keep aside.

Then take a small ball mixture of  mutton paste,make it flat on your palm,now take a tbsp of mixture on it (centre) and cover the mutton  paste and shape flatten round patties to make a Shikampur Kebab.

In a non-stick pan add oil at medium heat.
Then swallow / fry them in hot oil.
Let it fry both the sides until it is golden brown, about 3-5 minutes.
Remove from the heat,
serve hot with any chutney,Khati dal,parathas.....


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  3. Sounds different & delicious, fantastic kebab recipe! Thanks Roha for visiting me and for the sweet words. You have a beautiful blog here, happy to follow you :)

  4. Tempting Roha. Perfect colour and shape. Wish I could take a peek inside.


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