Monday, December 28, 2009


Kebabs are marinated meat or vegetables threaded onto skewers and then grill over fire ,that is bursting with flavors;.Chicken kebab is actually quite easy to make and the marinate process takes just an hour or two,less if you want. Ground cumin used in kebabs imparts an exotic aroma plus unique flavors to the meat.

  • Ingredients:
  • 500 gms - skinned, boneless chicken breasts
  • 125 ml - oil
  • 2 tbsp -lemon juice
  • 4 cloves - garlic, pureed
  • 2.5 cm. (1 inch) piece ginger, pureed
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • 1½ tsp - ground coriander
  • 1 tsp - ground cumin(zeera)
  • 1½ tsp - ground black pepper
  • 500 ml - yoghurt(curd)1 - small onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • a little lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • Method
    Cut the chicken into 11/2" cubes.
  • Mix together the oil, lemon juice, garlic, ginger, garam masala, coriander, cumin, black pepper, salt to taste and the yoghurt.
  • Put this mixture into a dish and stir in the chicken pieces.
  • Cover and leave for at least 2 hrs in a refrigerator.
  • Thread the marinated chicken cubes onto metal or bamboo skewers, leaving a little space in between each piece of chicken.
  • Place under a hot grill and cook until golden brown.
  • Baste the chicken occasionally with the remaining marinade.
  • To serve, mix the onion rings and sprinkle some lemon juice on top just before serving .
  • Serve hot.


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