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Pyazi Kebabs Recipe

Pyazi Kebabs
How to make Pyazi Kebabs

About Pyazi Kebabs Recipe: A common Pakistani vegetarian onion kebab with lemongrass and mint cooked in light oil. Served as an appetizer with a walnut, jaggery and tamarind sauce.

  • Total Cook Time 55 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 45 mins
  • Recipe Servings8
  • Medium

Ingredients of Pyazi Kebabs

  • 1 Kg Onion (large), sliced
  • 200 gram Lemon grass
  • 1 tsp Red chilli (crushed)
  • 5 Green chilli, chopped
  • 2 tbsp Ginger, finely chopped
  • 200 gram Mint
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 200 gram Fresh coriander
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg powder
  • 1 1/2 cup Makai ka atta
  • 1/2 cup Refined flour (maida)
  • 1 tsp Sweet soda
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 kg Desi ghee
  • For the Sauce:
  • 200 gram Walnut (crushed)
  • 1/2 Lemon juice
  • 50 gram Jaggery (gur)
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 2 Onions, sliced
  • 100 gram Tamarind (imli)

How to Make Pyazi Kebabs

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Prepare Pyazi Kebabs:

Spread thin slices of onions on a plate. Lightly rub with lemon grass, red chilli, green chilli and ginger, and keep aside for 5-10 minutes.
Then add sweet soda and all remaining spices except salt. Mix well.
Sprinkle salt on each slice just before cooking.
Make tikki and fry them twice in desi ghee.

Prepare the Sauce:

Take crushed walnut in a bowl and mix with lemon juice.
Add jaggery, salt and black pepper.
Boil this mixture in 1/2 cup water for 10 minutes.
Remove from heat and add thin onion slices while sauce is still hot.
Soak tamarind in 1/4 cup water. Strain and add this tamarind water to the sauce. Mix again and serve with pyazi kebabs.
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