How to make Mutton Seekh -

Mutton minced finely, mixed with spices, wrapped around skewers and grilled on a barbecue

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Fine mutton mince, Onion (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Mutton Seekh

Mutton Seekh 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 : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Mutton Seekh Recipe

  • Fine mutton mince 400 grams

  • Onion , peeled 1/2 medium

  • Garlic 8-10 cloves

  • Ginger 1 inch

  • Green chillies 2-3

  • Fresh coriander leaves 10-12 sprigs

  • Fresh mint leaves 10-15

  • Eggs , hard boiled 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil for brushi

  • Lemon 1/2

  • Chaat masala to sprinkle

  • Onion rings to serve

  • Lemon wedges to serve

  • Green chutney to serve

  • Fresh mint sprig to garnish


Step 1

Roughly chop onion and put into a chopper. Add garlic cloves, ginger, green chillies, coriander sprigs and mint leaves.

Step 2

Roughly chop 1 boiled egg and put into the chopper. Halve the remaining boiled egg and put only yolk into the chopper. Chop the mixture finely and transfer into a large bowl.

Step 3

Add mutton mince and salt and mix well.

Step 4

Light sufficient coal in a barbeque, dip your hand in water and divide the mince mixture into equal portions. Shape portion on your palm into an oblong.

Step 5

Wrap it around a skewer, press it to spread evenly and secure the corners. Shape it like a seekh and place it on the barbeque grill. Similarly make more seekhs with the remaining mixture and place on the barbeque grill. Cook for 4-5 minutes, rotate the skewers and brush with oil.

Step 6

Cook, turning and brushing with oil occasionally, till the seekhs are cooked completely. Take them off the barbecue.

Step 7

Dip hands in water and carefully push the cooked seekh onto a plate. Cut into medium sized pieces.

Step 8

Transfer onto a serving plate and squeeze lemon over them. Sprinkle chaat masala. Serve hot with onion rings, lemon wedges and green chutney.

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