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Ingredients: (Makes approx. 20)
2 lbs ground/minced chicken (pre-washed from the store if possible)
1 packet Shan Chappali Kebab mix OR 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp cumin powder, 1/2 tsp curry powder, 1/4 tsp garam masala powder, 1/2 tsp chilli powder.
A handful of chopped fresh coriander leaves.
Cooking oil spray (olive or canola)
1. Place the pre-washed minced/ground chicken in a large bowl and add all spices as indicated above along with the chopped coriander leaves. (If you want it a touch less spicy, leave out the garam masala powder).
2. Mix all ingredients really well and form into balls. Don’t make them too small as they will shrink slightly. Flatten in the palm of your hand. This mixture should make approximately 20 kebabs. Don’t worry about the shape too much. Think of them as patties.
3. Heat up the skillet/grill on a high heat and spray with cooking oil. Once hot enough, place the kebabs onto the grill and cook on medium heat for 4-5 minutes each side. Turn up the heat and allow to char a little. Turn them over periodically for even cooking and charring.
Recipe & image by Sabina Huq