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How to Make Tender Kakori Kebab | Indian Cuisine

Whether it is kebabs or Biryani, Mughlai cuisines hold a special place in the hearts of meat lovers & a mere mention of these dishes is enough to get them drooling. Intriguingly some of the Mughlai delicacies have a sumptuous history behind their origin.

Today we are bringing you one of the most renowned Mughlai Kebab- Kakori Kebab.

What is Kakori kebab?

Kakori Kebab is a famed & acclaimed term in the world of kebabs. This melt-in-the-mouth Kakori kabab delicacy describes the softest kebabs in the world.

The authentic Kakori kebab recipe was invented in Kakori, a small village near Lucknow, by the Rakabdars (cooks of Awadh region specialized in meat delicacies) of Nawab of Kakori. Invented to resolve the complaints of the Sahibs (British officials) that the meat was tough, the recipe of Kakori Kebab soon gained popularity among meat enthusiast.

These extra-tender & succulent Kakori kebabs are made with minced lamb or mutton, marinated with raw papaya & a range of Indian seasoning & flavors, wrapped around needle like skewers & baked in oven. Known for its soft texture & fragrant flavor, the recipe for Kakori kabab uses the same ingredients as used in the preparation of Galawati Kebob. Kakori Kebabs are cooked just like Seekh kebab. However, in this recipe we are replacing metal skewers with Bamboo Skewers & bake the kebabs in oven.

Give this yummy Lamb Kakori kebab recipe a try & don’t let the long list of ingredients daunt you. The recipe is quick & easy to make & highly rich in fiber.

Try this delectable non-vegetarian snack to end your pangs of hunger or serve it as snack or appetizer on house parties, game nights, pot luck or picnic. Garnish with chaat masala & pair it up with mint chutney or tomato ketchup.

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How to Make Tender Kakori Kebab (Lamb Seekh Kebab)
Kakori Kebabs
Course Starters
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 10 mintues
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For Marination
For Masala Mix
For Baking
Course Starters
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 10 mintues
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For Marination
For Masala Mix
For Baking
Kakori Kebabs
Instructions
Marination Instructions
  1. Heat ghee in a pan. Add chopped onions to it & sauté till lightly brown. Turn off the flame.
  2. We will use Food Processor in pulse mode to mix and grind the mixture. Firstly, Add browned onions, raw minced Garlic, and chopped ginger to Food processor. Process till it is almost a paste
  3. Add mashed papaya to the mixture & process in pulse mode.
  4. Add ground lamb to it and process in pulse mode.
    Processed Lamb
  5. Now transfer the contents of food processor to a large mixing bowl.
    Minced kebab masala
  6. Add ground spices to the mixture. Cover and let it marinate at room temperature for 4 to six hours.
Masala Mix
  1. Once the mixture is marinated,add Kewra water & beaten egg & mix well.
  2. Sprinkle Besan on the mixture and mix well. You need to make it like soft bread dough for Chapati. Adjust the amount of Besan as needed.
  3. Let mixture rest for 20 to 30 minutes & then knead again.
Baking Instructions
  1. Cover each skewer with about ¼" thick mixture. It will look like a cigar that has been pierced with a skewer lengthwise
    make kebabs
  2. Preheat oven to 375º F. Bake kebabs for 25 minutes. Serve hot with tomato ketchup or mint chutney.
    Kakori Kebabs
Recipe Notes

Contact Chef: Payal Jethani

If you like this recipe, you may also try Galouti Kebab

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