How to make Kathal ke Kebab -

These kathal ke kebabs prove to be a great substitute for mutton keema kebabs

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Small raw jackfruit (kathal), Red chilli powder (लाल मिर्च पावडर )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Kathal ke Kebab

Kathal ke Kebab Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Kathal ke Kebab Recipe

  • Small raw jackfruit (kathal) peeled, cut into pieces and boiled 1

  • Red chilli powder 3 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Small onion finely chopped 1

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 4 tablespoons

  • Roasted gram flour 2 tablespoons

  • Oil to shallow fry

  • Onion rings to garnish

  • Micro greens to garnish

  • Green chutney to serve


Step 1

Take jackfruit pieces in a bowl and mash it well. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, salt, onion, mint leaves, coriander leaves and roasted gram flour and mix well.

Step 2

Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into kebabs and keep them on a plate.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick pan, place the kebabs in it and shallow-fry, tuning sides, till golden and crisp on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Arrange them on a serving platter, garnish with onion rings, micro greens and serve hot along with green chutney.

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