Cheesy Chicken kebab

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This recipe is a special one! During our anniversary last year, we had dinner at a restaurant, when I came across this kebab in the Menu. 

It was so delicious that the very next day (and few days after that) I kept experimenting various methods of recreating the same dish; trying to recollect the various flavors.  Finally, after a few attempts, I think I was able to recreate it and after a few more attempts I was able to enhance it further (I think 😊). 

So, every time I prepare this kebab, it brings back all the fond memories of that evening 😊.  Sharing with all of you the final recipe:

Ingredients (10 kebabs)

Preparation time: 40 mins

  • Minced Chicken – ½ kg
  • Coconut (Grated) – ½ cup
  • Coriander Leaves – ½ cup
  • Green Chilly – 4
  • Garlic cloves – 4
  • Ginger – 1 inch
  • Onion (Medium) – ½
  • Cheese – ½ cup
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp
  • Garam Masala powder – 2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves – 8 leaves
  • Cashews – 15 -20
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Gram Flour – 2 tbsp
  • Lemon – 1
  • Salt to taste

Method:

Add in turmeric powder, garam masala powder, gram flour, lemon juice, salt & pepper into minced chicken and mix them well

Coarsely grind together – Coconut, coriander leaves, onion, chilly, garlic, ginger & curry leaves

Add the ground paste into minced chicken

Refrigerate the mixture for 20 minutes

Remove the mixture from refrigerator and add chopped cashews & 1 tbsp ghee & mix again

Grab a handful of paste, roll into a ball and place cheese in the centre and wrap the chicken paste around it and flatten them as shown in the picture.

Dip the kebabs into the eggs mixture

In a pan heat ghee on medium flame and place the kebabs and fry them

Once well-cooked, take out and serve the kebabs with any chutney of your choice

Take Care & Happy Cooking

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