Kabab Recipes

Kababs have been originated from myriads of Asian and African cuisine. The literal meaning of this word is ‘to roast’. It is said that soldiers in Turkey used to grill meat from freshly hunt animals. With time recipe of kabab has evolved. People have introduced different ingredients to the basic recipe, according to their taste and culture.

There a variety of kababs now found. These include aloo kababs, chicken kababs, resha ke kabab, galawat ke kabab etc. kabab is one of those basic recipe which can be easily tweaked according to your likings.

Aloo Kabab

Potato is one of the most likes vegetables. It is very easy to make aloo kababs and they are prepared very quickly. These are best food item for teatime and parties.


  • Boiled potatoes 1/2 kg
  • Oil 2 tbsp
  • Crushed white cumin 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt as required
  • Finely chopped green coriander 1/2 bunch
  • Rice flour 3 tbsp
  • Crushed mustard seeds 2 tbsp
  • Finely chopped green chilies 2


  1. Boil Potatoes and peel them.
  2. Mash the boiled potatoes.
  3. In the mashed potatoes add rice flour, crushed mustard seeds, chopped green chillies, crushed white cumins, salt and chopped coriander.
  4. Mix them all together.
  5. Make small kababs out of this batter
  6. Neat a pan and shallow fry kababs from both the sides until they are golden brown.
  7. Serve them hot with tamarind chutney.

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Chicken Kababs

This is also one of the variations of kababs. They are also very easy to make and turn out extremely delicious.


  • Boneless chicken cubed 250 gm
  • Lemon juice 1 tsp
  • Roasted chana dal 2 tbsp
  • Onion minced 1
  • Green chilies 2
  • All spice powder 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic cloves 4
  • Coriander leaves 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Roasted cumin seeds 1 tsp


  1. Put chicken cubes, onion, green chilies, garlic, coriander leaves, salt, lemon juice, chana dal, all spice powder and cumin seeds in a food processor.
  2. Spin it until it becomes thick, paste like a dough.
  3. Take wooden skewers and soak them in water
  4. Make your hands wet and make meat balls out of the paste.
  5. Put these balls into the skewers.
  6. Press these meat balls onto the skewer
  7. Brush some oil on the kebabs.
  8. Grills these kebabs on medium flame. You can also shallow fry them or BBQ them
  9. Serve them hot with chutney.

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Resha Kabab

These kababsa taste extremely scrumptious. These kebabs are quick to make and served with different types of chutneys.


  • Potatoes 3-4
  • Coriander leaves as required
  • Eggs 2
  • Bread crumbs as required
  • Meat 250 gm
  • Vinegar 2 tbsp
  • Green chilies 7-8
  • Oil as required
  • Crushed black pepper 2 tsp
  • Ginger garlic 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste


  1. Take a pan and put meat into it.
  2. Add vinegar, green chilies, ginger garlic sauce and salt.
  3. Cover the meat until it cooks.
  4. After the meat is tender, shred it into thin pieces.
  5. Now boiled the potatoes
  6. Peel the boiled potatoes and mash them
  7. Add these mashed potatoes in the meat.
  8. Add green chilies and chopped coriander leaves.
  9. Make small kababs out of this batter
  10. Coat them first in egg and then bread crumbs
  11. Heat oil in a wok pan.
  12. Deep fry kababs until they are golden brown from all sides
  13. Serve with green chutney, tamarind chutney or ketchup

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Galawat ke Kabab

Galawat ke kabab is a very unique recipe for kebabs. They taste very good and are liked by all. They are perfect to serve with tea or in Ramadans, during aftar.


  • Mince 1/2 kg
  • Onion paste 2 tbsp
  • Raw papaya 1 tbsp
  • All spice 1 tsp
  • Fried onion few
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as required
  • Roasted gram flour 2 tbsp


  1. Take minced meat in a bowl.
  2. Add raw papaya, onion paste, fried onions, salt, all spices and gram flour.
  3. Leave it for 1 hour.
  4. Now make round kababs.
  5. Heat oil in a wok pan.
  6. Deep fry kababs in oil.
  7. Serve these kababs while they are hot.
  8. Serve with chutney or ketchup.

Kebabs are very easy and fun o prepare. They are pefect for birthday parties, tea parties and for tea time. They also make a great companion with samosas and pakoras. Kababs are found on every dining table, in majority houses, as one of the prime dishes in Ramadan. Kids also love eating them. Kebabs can be prepared with mince of chicken, beef and mutton.


  1. Always put kebabs in the wok when the oil is hot enough.
  2. Marinating mince kebabs over night gives better taste and tenderizes meat quickly.
  3. Binding agents for proper binding of the kebabs are egg, gram flour and mashed potatoes. These are widely used and prevent kebabs from breaking while frying.

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