How to make Jain Green Kabab -

Green pea kabab made in Jain style.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Green peas (हरे मटर), Dried ginger

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Jain Green Kabab

Jain Green Kabab Recipe Card


Hindi: matar
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Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Jain Green Kabab Recipe

  • Green peas crushed 1/2 cup

  • Dried ginger boiled 1 inch

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + for grilling

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1

  • Bengal gram (chana) boiled 1/2 cup

  • Raw banana steamed and peeled 1/2

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon + for sprinkling

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Bread crumbs 1 cup

  • Tomato sliced 1 medium


Step 1

Finely chop ginger

Step 2

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds, chopped ginger and green chilli and mix well. Add Bengal gram, mix and cook for a minute.

Step 3

Roughly chop raw banana, add to the pan and mash with a masher. Add some water and mix well. Add green peas, chopped coriander, chopped mint, garam masala powder, chaat masala, chilli powder and salt, mix and cook for a minute. Transfer on a plate and set aside to cool at room temperature.

Step 4

Heat oil in a non-stick grill pan.

Step 5

Divide the prepared mixture into equal portions. Take each portion, shape into kababs and coat with bread crumbs.

Step 6

Grill the prepared kababs in hot oil till golden specks appear on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Place tomato slices on a serving platter and sprinkle some chaat masala on it. Place kababs over each tomato slice and serve hot.

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