Seekh Kebabs Recipe

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Seekh Kebabs
How to make Seekh Kebabs
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Seekh Kebab Recipe | Kabab Recipes: An Indian party's snack platter is incomplete without this delicious appetizer dish of seekh kabab. Succulent kebabs made with minced lamb, marinated in variety of spices, grilled on a tandoor/oven and served with green chutney. Full of juice and flavor, these kabab recipe is perfect as a starter for any dinner party. Served with mint chutney and a side of onion rings and lemon wedges, you won't need anything else to kick start the party!

Ingredients of Seekh Kebabs

  • Oven temp: 375 F- 205 C
  • 2 cups keema (minced mutton/lamb/beef)
  • For marination:
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fenugreek leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1/2 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 tbsp black pepper, powdered
  • 1/4 tbsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp green chillies, finely chopped
  • Skewers to make the kebabs
  • Oil for brushing
  • chaat masala
  • lemon wedges

How to Make Seekh Kebabs

  • For the marination:
  • 1.In a large bowl, mix lamb mince with few Tbsp of vinegar, fenugreek leaves.
  • 2.Then add garlic paste, ginger paste, salt and black pepper as per taste.
  • 3.Add chopped coriander leaves and green chillies.
  • 4.Refrigerate the meat mixture, covered, to marinate for at least 5 hours.
  • For the kebabs:
  • 1.About 25 minutes before serving, shape the meat mixture into long 'tubes' around the skewers (seekhs) and place on to a grill over a drip tray or into the pre-heated oven (also on a drip tray) and bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • 2.Brush them with oil and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • 3.Using oven mittens or a cloth, carefully push the kebab from one end, on to a serving dish.
  • 4.Garnish with the chaat masala, onions, lemons and serve along with green chutney.

Recipe Notes

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Key Ingredients: keema (minced mutton/lamb/beef), vinegar, fenugreek leaves, garlic paste, ginger paste, salt, black pepper, garam masala, coriander leaves, green chillies, chaat masala, lemon wedges