Main Dishes/ Starters

Kebabs BBQ/Grill

Grill or BBQ

This is an excellent recipe for kebabs, passed down to me by my mother.

Kebabs BBQ/Grill

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Cuisine: Pakistani Serves: 8 Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2lb lamb/beef/chicken mince
  • (if cooking kebabs on skewers on bbq, best results are achieved with mince that has at least 25% fat, lean mince is fine for burgers that are to be cooked under a hot grill)
  • Special masala - 2 tbs cumin, 2 tbs dry coriander, 1 tsp black peppercorns - dry roast in a frying pan for 1 min, moving around the pan or for 30secs in the microwave, cool and coarsely grind in an electric grinder or use readymade garam masala
  • 1 tsp ajwan - bruise with fingers before adding (optional)
  • 1 tbs ground cassia/cinnamon
  • 1lb onions, grated and kept in a colander to drain the liquids
  • 2 tbs fresh ginger crushed
  • 2 cups fresh green coriander sliced
  • 8 crushed fresh green chillies (reduce for mild)
  • 1 tbs salt

Instructions

1

Place the mince in a large bowl, squeeze liquid out of onions and add to the mince.

2

Add all other ingredients and mix well with hands, (use a fresh pair of rubber gloves if you have sensitive skin, as green chillies may sting!).

3

Keep mixture aside for 30mins, put on thick iron skewers and bbq.

4

Or add one raw egg to the mince mixture, mix well, make into burgers and place in the grill tray, cook under a hot grill until cooked on one side, turn and cook other side.

5

Or place a thin layer of oil in a non-stick pan, make into burgers and place in the oil, cook on one side, then turn over and cook other side until brown.

6

Serve with naan, garlic bread, fusion salad and green chutney.