How to make Chicken Sheekh Kababs -

Chicken minced mixed with mashed potatoes and spices, cooked in water and then shallow fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Rehana Khambaty.

Main Ingredients : Chicken Kheema (चिकन कीमा), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chicken Sheekh Kababs

Chicken Sheekh Kababs Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken Sheekh Kababs Recipe

  • Chicken Kheema 1 kilogram

  • Potatoes 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • Dried red chilli 5-6

  • Ginger paste 2 tablespoons

  • Eggs 2

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Potatoes boiled and mashed 2 medium

  • Onions ground 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Mint chutney 2 tablespoons

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Grind coriander seeds, cumin seeds, dried red chillies to a fine powder.

Step 2

Mix chicken mince, garlic paste, ginger paste, eggs and half of the lemon juice in a bowl.

Step 3

Add the ground masala and mix well. Marinate for one hour.

Step 4

Add potatoes, onion paste, mint paste and salt. Wet your palms and apply the mixture onto the skewers evenly.

Step 5

Remove from the skewers carefully. Boil water in a deep pan.

Step 6

Put the prepared kebabs and cook fro five to seven minutes.Set aside to cool down.

Step 7

Heat sufficient oil in a non stick pan and shallow fry the kebabs till golden brown in colour.

Step 8

Sprinkle remaining lemon juice and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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