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Galouti Kebab Recipe

Galouti Kebab
How To Make Galouti Kebab

About Galouti Kebab Recipe | Kebab Recipes: Galouti Kebab are non-vegetarian kebabs that were invented in the city of Nawabs, Lucknow by the Khansamas of Nawab Asad-ud-Daula for his love for different kebabs. Galouti literally translates to 'soft' and that makes this Indian kebab a mouth-melting recipe from Awadhi cuisine. Try this aromatic and flavorsome galouti kebab recipe for the snacks platter at your next dinner party or any get together at home!

Ingredients of Galouti Kebab Recipe | Kebab Recipes: It is said that during the time of inventing, over 150 exotic spices were used to create this gluttony genius. In this delectable kebab recipe, we have used a host of different spices to recreate the authentic awadhi magic. The minced meat (keema) is marinated in a ground spice powder and then deep fried mixed in the batter of gram flour, egg and green chillies. Served with a tang of lime and coriander leaves! It is best enjoyed with mint chutney.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
  • Prep Time1 hr 05 mins
  • Cook Time 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings10
  • Intermediate

Ingredients of Galouti Kebab

  • 1/2 Kg meat (minced)
  • Grind together:
  • 75-100 gms raw papaya, chopped
  • to taste salt
  • 1 tbsp ginger, chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic, chopped
  • 8 Cloves
  • 2 seeds black cardamoms
  • 2 tsp poppy seeds (dry ground), roasted
  • 4 Peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon pieces
  • 2 tbsp dessicated coconut, roasted
  • 2 blades mace
  • 5 Green cardamoms
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg, grated
  • For the kebabs:
  • 1 cup onions (fried brown and crisp in 1/2 cup ghee), sliced
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp green chillies, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp gram flour, roasted
  • 1 Egg
  • To pan fry the kebabs Ghee
  • To sprinkle over the kebabs Lemon juice

How to Make Galouti Kebab

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Marinate the minced meat in the ground ingredients for 4-5 hours.
Mix together the coriander leaves, green chillies, gram flour and egg.
Add to the meat and work at it for some time, almost kneading it like a dough.
Shape mixture into round patties of desired size, and refrigerate for half an hour or so.
Heat the ghee in a heavy-based frying pan or griddle.
Fry the kebabs, browning first one side and then the other, over medium heat.
Arrange them on a serving dish, sprinkle lemon juice and serve.

Recipe Notes

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