Hara Bhara Kebab ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes)

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हरा भरा कबाब - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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One of the most loved kebabs in Indian restaurants around the world, the Hara Bhara Kebab is interestingly made with the humble spinach! Bound together by mashed chana dal, green peas and paneer, and flavoured with readily available spice powders and other ingredients like ginger and green chillies, this spinach-based kebab has the power to captivate young and old alike, thanks to its sumptuous texture and lingering flavour.

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Hara Bhara Kebab ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes) recipe - How to make Hara Bhara Kebab ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes)

Soaking Time:  1 hour   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 12 kebabs
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  1. Clean, wash and soak the chana dal for 1 hour and drain.
  2. In a pressure cooker add the chana dal, garlic, ginger, green chilies and ½ cup of water, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Drain.
  4. Add the chana dal, green peas, spinach and blend in a blender till smooth using ½ tbsp water if needed.
  5. Transfer into a bowl and add the paneer, salt, garam masala, chaat masala and ¼ cup bread crumbs, mix well.
  6. Divide the mixture into 12 equal portions and shape each portion into a 50 mm. (2”) flat kebabs.
  7. Dip each kebab into the prepared flour- water paste and roll in the remaining bread crumbs.
  8. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and deep-fry them till they are golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  9. Serve hot with tomato ketchup and green chutney.

Handy tip

  1. You can also cook the kebabs on a greased tava (griddle) by following the same procedure till step 6 and cook until golden brown in colour from both the sides.

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Hara Bhara Kebab ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes)
 on 15 Jun 16 12:34 AM

Can we use potatoes in the this recipe?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Vrij, Yes if you wish you can.
15 Jun 16 03:17 PM
Hara Bhara Kebab ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes)
 on 01 Jun 16 01:51 PM

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Tarla Dalal    Hi Anhadbir , we are delighted you loved the Hara Bhara Kebab recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
01 Jun 16 02:04 PM
Hara Bhara Kebab ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes)
 on 22 Aug 14 11:58 PM

Amazing recipe tastes exactly like the kebabs you get in restaurants. One can sprinkle chaat masala on top to make it more chat pata. Make sure that the mixture for the kebabs is not very loose or else the kebabs will break when frying. taste best with chutney or ketchup.
Hara Bhara Kebab ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes)
 on 23 Oct 13 01:25 AM

It turned out just like restaurant. Everybody loved it. The bread crumbs made it very crispy. Thanks.
Hara Bhara Kebab ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes)
 on 14 Jun 13 12:46 PM

This is a great starter recipe...I make this often and my family relishes it...They taste sooo good that it feels it is bought from a restaurant...