Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Seekh Kebabs !!

500 gms/ 1.1 lb Lamb/Goat Minced (Keema)
3/4 tsp garam masala
1 tsp garlic paste
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tbsp raw papaya paste/tenderizer
2 tbsp cashew nuts
2 tsp thick Cream (optional)
2 tbsp brown onion paste (deep fry onions and make a paste)
2 tsp carom seeds
2 tsp dried mango powder
3 tbsp cumin seed
1 tbsp dry ginger
1 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp nutmeg powder
1 tsp aniseed
1 Egg
Salt to taste

1. Mix all the ingredients to the kheema and knead well.
2. You can also use a grinder to mix the minced keema and the other ingredients.
3. Keep aside for 1 hour.
4. Heat a gas oven or an electric oven with the skewers.
5. Take a big ball of the kheema mixture and hold a hot skewer carefully in the other hand.
6. Press the mince on to a hot skewer. (Use cold water to avoid sticking of the meat to your hands)
7. The kheema will immediately stick to the hot skewer.
8. Repeat with left over mince on all the other skewers.
9. Place the skewers in the oven.
10. Keep rotating the skewers occasionally.
11. When cooked, gently remove the kebabs from the skewers with the help of a napkin or fork and serve.
Sprinkle some chat masala and lemon juice on the kebabs and serve them with mint chutney on the side.