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Hara Bhara Kebab ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes)


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A tried and tested recipe for one of the most popular vegetarian kebabs in the world!

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Soaking Time:  1 hour
Preparation Time: 
Cooking Time: 
Makes 12 kebabs
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Ingredients

1/4 cup chana dal (split bengal gram)
2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
2 tsp finely garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
1 cup blanched spinach (palak)
1/2 cup boiled green peas
1/2 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
1 tsp chaat masala
1/4 tsp garam masala
salt to taste
1/2 cup plain flour (maida) dissolved with 1/3 cup water
3/4 cup bread crumbs
oil for deep-frying

For Serving
tomato ketchup
green chutney

Method
  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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Payal Parikh 86June 14, 2013

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...

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Reviewed June 14, 2013by Payal Parikh 86

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...

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Reviewed October 23, 2013by Foodie #600160

It turned out just like restaurant. Everybody loved it. The bread crumbs made it very crispy. Thanks.

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