So you’ve finalized your game day menu..well I hope you’ve got at least one Kabob recipe on it. If not then here are 7 you can choose from:
Kabobs, Kebabs, Kabops, Kabab whatevery you may call them are delicious. A little bit about Kabobs: Kebab (kebap, kabab, kebob, kabob, kibob, kebhav, or kephav; also Ćevapi, or Ćevapčići) is a wide variety of skewered meals originating in the Middle East and later on adopted in the Balkans, the Caucasus, other parts of Europe, as well as Central and South Asia, that are now found worldwide. In English, kebab with no qualification generally refers more specifically to shish kebab (Turkish: “şiş kebap”) cooked on a skewer. In the Middle East, however, kebab refers to meat that is cooked over or next to flames; large or small cuts of meat, or even ground meat; it may be served on plates, in sandwiches, or in bowls. The traditional meat for kebab is lamb, but depending on local tastes and religious prohibitions, it may now be beef, goat, chicken or fish. Like other ethnic foods brought by travellers, the kebab has become a part of everyday cuisine in many countries.
Learn how to make silky smooth, flavorful Kabobs popularly known as Reshmi Kabobs at home. These Kabobs are great as an appetizer as well as can be served with rice, naan or roti to be a complete meal.
500 gms Chicken pieces
2 tbsp yogurt
1/2 tsp poppy seeds
1 small onion
1 green chilli
2 inch piece of Ginger
2 Garlic cloves
1 tbsp sesame seeds
2 tbsp slivered Almonds
4-5 stalks of Cilantro leaves
1 tbsp lemon juice
Salt per taste
Method: Combine all the ingredients to make a smooth paste. Marinade chicken in the mixture for atleast 30 mins. 4 hours would be good and overnigth would be ideal. Next thread chicken pieces onto skewers and bake them at 425 F for 10-12 mins. Once they are almost done, change the oven settings to broil and just brown them. Alternatively you can broil them and then bake them at 425 F. You can also grill the kabobs, pan-fry them or bbq them. Serve with Rice and Vegetables of your choice.
Learn how to make Lamb Kabobs the Indian way called Boti Kabob. Boti literally means piece of meat and usually refers to lamb or mutton. In this recipe, the Lamb pieces turn out tender, juicy and so full of flavor as they are marinated with yogurt and garam masala.
250 gms Lamb pieces
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Garam Masala
1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
1 Green Chilli
1 tbsp cilantro leaves
2 tbsp Yogurt
1/4 tsp turmeric
Marinade lamb with yogurt, spices and green chilli/cilantro paste for atleast 4 hours. I prefer to leave it overnight. Thread onto skewers and cook in the oven at 425 F for 5-6 mins. Then lower the temp to 350 F and cook for another 10-15 mins. Serve with chutney of your choice as an appetizer or over rice with naan for a complete meal.
Here I am sharing with you a simple recipe for making kabobs on the tawa, hence the name tawa kabobs.
1 lb ground meat (we used groudn turkey)
3 tbsp chickpea flour (besan)
1 small chopped onion ( about half a cup)
handful cilantro leaves (Coriander leaves, dhania). You can use herb of your choice
Salt per taste
1 well beaten egg
1 tsp red chilli pwd
1 small green chilli (omit green chilli if you dont like heat)
1 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp ginger/garlic paste
1 cup finely chopped red pepper
Mix all these ingredients together and let stand for 30 mins.
Next, heat a pan or tawa. Add 2 tbsp oil and put small meat patties on to it and cook until both sides are brown. Press down on the kabobs firmly while cooking so that its well cooked from inside as well.
Serve with chutney of your choice as an appetizer or over rice (with naan) as main part of the meal.
This is a very flavorful Chicken Kathi Kabobs recipe. You can serve them as an appetizer, or with rice. They also work great inside a wrap, as a kathi roll or simply roll them up in a roti/paratha and enjoy with mint or tamarind chutney.
1 lb Extra Lean Ground Chicken
1 cup bread crumbs
1/3 cup onions
2 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
1 tbsp Soy Sauce
Few drops of lemon juice
Salt (per taste)
1 tsp Turmeric
1 tsp Red Chilli Pwd
3 tbsp Oil (1 tbsp Oil goes in the mixture and 2 tbsp for cooking)
Mix all the ingredients and let the mixture stand for 30 mins.
Heat 2 tbsp Oil in the pan and place small amount of meat in sausage like shape on to the pan. Add rest of the mixture on to the pan as well (1 kabob at a time)
Cook kabobs until brown on all sides (4-5 mins/side)
Serve with Mint or Tamarind chutney
Ground Turkey combined with flavorful spices and cooked onto skewers transforms into these delicious Turkey Seekh Kabobs.
This is a super simple way to prepare boneless chunks of chicken in the oven. You can customize the dish to suit your taste by adjusting the spice level.
7. Spicy Pork Kabobs
In this recipe we use Pork loin along with some bell peppers to get an awesome appetizer.