How to make Chicken Seekh Kabab -

Spiced flavourful chicken mince shaped onto skewers and grilled to perfection.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Tandoori Cooking @ Home.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Onion (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chicken Seekh Kabab

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Chicken mince mixed with chopped onions and selected masala shaped onto skewers and grilled to perfection – a chicken seekh kebab makes a perfect starter of every occasion. Made with chicken mince it doesn’t take too long to cook. Serve this moist and flavourful chicken seekh kebab with mint chutney.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken Seekh Kabab Recipe

  • Chicken 500 grams

  • Onion finely chopped 1-2

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch piece

  • Garlic finely chopped 4 cloves

  • Cashewnuts finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala 1 teaspoon

  • White pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Butter 2 tablespoons


Step 1

In a bowl, mix together the minced chicken, green chillies, onion, ginger, garlic, cashew nuts, chaat masala, garam masala powder, white pepper powder, fresh coriander, lemon juice and salt. Alternatively, you can use boneless chicken and grind it together with the green chillies, onion, ginger and garlic.

Step 2

Add the remaining ingredients and mix. Heat a tawa and drizzle some oil on it. Wet your hands, take a little chicken mixture and spread it around a satay stick. Press firmly and place the seekh kababs on the tawa.

Step 3

Cook, turning from time to time, so that they cook evenly all around. Baste with butter at regular intervals. Serve hot.

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