Meat Tikkas

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Total Time:
6 hours
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1.5 kg leg meat
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground garlic
  • 1/2 green papaya
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 4 tbsp sour curds
  • 2 tsp - coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp - poppy seeds
  • 2 inch piece cinnamon
  • 4 cardamoms
  • 15 peppercorns
  • 8 red chillies
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric
  • 2 tsp - salt
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup ghee.

How to Make Meat Tikkas

  • Clean and cut the meat into 1.5 inch cubes, wash and squeeze dry.
  • Grind the onion and papaya, mix with ginger and garlic into the oil. Apply this to the meat cubes.
  • Next, finely grind the coriander, cumin and poppy seeds, the pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, chillies and turmeric into a thick paste.
  • Mix this with the curds and let the meat marinate in the mixture for at least 4 to 5 hours.
  • Grease skewers and pack the meat cubes on them. Roast over a charcoal fire or under a hot grill.
  • When the meat is nearly done, baste with a little lemon juice and melted ghee.
  • When the meat is crusty and brown, sprinkle salt and serve hot.