Friday, May 4, 2007

Cheesy Chicken Kebab

Serves 4
6 Chicken breasts (boneless, 2 inch cubes, 100 grams each)
1 Egg
1/2 tbsp Caraway seeds (shahi jeera)
1/2 tsp Green Cardamom Powder
1 tsp Green chilli paste
2 tbsps Ginger-garlic paste
1 tbsp Fresh coriander leaves (chopped)
1/4 cup Roasted chana dal powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1/4 cup Cream
1 1/2 cups Thick yogurt
1 cup Processed cheese (grated)
Salt to taste
7-8 Black peppercorns (crushed)
Oil to shallow fry


  1. Take a deep Bowl and break egg in it.
  2. Add shahi Jeera, green cardamom powder (हरी इलायची), green chilli paste, ginger-garlic paste, coriander leaves, roasted chana dal powder, turmeric powder, cream and yogurt and mix well.
  3. Add processed cheese, salt, crushed black pepper (काली मिर्च) and mix well.
  4. Add the chicken cubes and mix.
  5. Set aside to marinate for about half an hour.
  6. String the chicken cubes onto skewers.
  7. Heat a non stick grill pan.
  8. Sprinkle some refind oil (Saffola/Sunflower etc.) and place the skewers on it.
  9. Shallow fry, turning the skewers from time to time, till the kebabs are golden on all sides.
  10. Cover the pan with aluminium foil to ensure even cooking.
  11. Serve hot.