Galouti Kebab

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Total Time:
2-4 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • For minced mutton:
  • 500 g - minced meat, mutton(lamb) keema
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 1/2 cup - (100 ml) water
  • Extra 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 1 tsp - Kashmir red chilli powder (or 1.25 tsp normal red chilli powder)
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • Dry roast ingredients:
  • 2 - large cardamoms, shelled
  • 1 tsp - coriander seeds
  • 4 - cloves
  • 100g - Bengal gram(channa dal)
  • For the paste:
  • 2 tbsp - raw papaya (optional)
  • 1 - onion
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper powder

How to Make Galouti Kebab

  • Galouti kebab:
  • Clean the minced mutton. Drain out the water, thoroughly.
  • Boil the minced mutton, in a pressure cooker with 1/2 a tsp of salt and 1/2 a cup (100 ml) of water.
  • Reduce heat to medium, after 2nd whistle and cook, on medium heat for 8 minutes.
  • Allow the cooker to cool naturally. Open the lid and squeeze out mutton stock/water, from the boiled mutton mince.
  • Transfer the boiled minced meat into a mixer bowl and blend for 1 - 2 minutes, until soft and forms a ball.
  • Make a fine paste of raw papaya, onion and pepper powder.
  • In an iron kadai / frying pan, dry roast gram dal, cardamom, cloves and coriander seeds separately. Then make a fine powder in a mixer.
  • Reserve 2 tbsps of the spice gram dal powder.
  • Final preparation:
  • In a wide bowl, add the paste, gram dal spice powder, red chilli powder and salt, to the cooked minced mixture.
  • Knead well and make a soft dough. Store in a container for 2 hours.
  • Add reserved gram dal spice powder and divide the kebab mixture into 8 portions.
  • Shape them into round kebabs.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a non-stick frying pan or griddle. Reduce heat to medium.
  • Arrange kebabs carefully. Fry until brown on both the sides. Maintain low to medium heat.
  • Sprinkle remaining oil. Serve hot with fresh salads / tomato sauce / green chutney / lemon wedges.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World