How to make Vegetable Nizami Seekh -

Delicious and creamy seekh kebabs made with mixed vegetables and dabbed around a skewer .

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Green peas (हरे मटर)

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Snacks and Starters

Vegetable Nizami Seekh

Vegetable Nizami Seekh Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Vegetable Nizami Seekh Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled and mashed 1 medium

  • Green peas boiled and chopped 1 medium

  • Green peas boiled and mashed 1/2 cup

  • Butter 3 tablespoons

  • Ginger paste 2 teaspoons

  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Caraway seeds (shahi jeera) a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) a pinch

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Black cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Clove powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cashewnut paste 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh cream 1 tablespoon

  • Processed cheese grated 3 1/2 tablespoons

  • Roasted chana dal powder 3 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat one tablespoon butter in a pan. Add carrot, green peas, ginger and garlic pastes and sauté. Place the mashed potatoes in a bowl.

Step 2

Add the sautéed vegetables, caraway seeds, salt, rock salt, red chilli powder, cumin powder, green cardamom powder, black cardamom powder, clove powder, cashewnut paste and cream and mix well. Add cheese and mix. Add roasted chana powder and mix well.

Step 3

Grease your palms. Take a small portion of the mixture and dab it around a skewer. Press well and shape into a seekh kabab. Similarly make more kababs and keep them in the refrigerator for about fifteen minutes before cooking them.

Step 4

Heat the remaining butter in a pan, place the skewers and cook till the kababs are evenly golden.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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