Kashmiri Kabab as it is popularly known is a famous street food of Kashmir. It is made of thin-grained meat or chicken and the ingredients used for it are also available in Kashmir.
The traditional name of kabab comes from “Kabaa” which is a Pahari word meaning bread.
In order to make it, one must dry out the chicken or meat by deep frying it in butter. It is then flavored with various ingredients and served either hot or cold.
There are several versions of Kababs that are famous all over the world. Some of the most famous ones are Saffron, Pakistani, and Pakistan versions.
To this day, this delicious recipe has been loved all over the world and its popularity has not diminished even up to this very day.
Ingredients For Kashmiri Kabab:
- Mince beef Half kg
- Fennel ground 1.5 Tablespoon
- Ginger powder 1 Tablespoon
- Chili powder 1.5Tablespoon
- Allspice Half Tablespoon
- Salt 1 Tablespoon
- Oil 1 Tablespoon
- Egg 1
- Bread 1 slice soaked
Ingredients For Curry:
- Oil Half cup
- Sambal oleak 1 Tablespoon
- Coconut milk Half cup
- Cinnamon 1 stick
- Cloves 4
- Tomatoes 2 blended
- Tomatoes puree 2 Tablespoon
- Chili powder 2 Tablespoon
- Salt 1 Tablespoon
- Brown onion 3 Tablespoon in the crushed form
- Ginger garlic 1 Tablespoon heaped
- Green chilies 4 chopped
- Yogurt Half cup
- Allspice Half tsp
- Parathas to serve
- Coriander as required
- Green chilies as required
The Kashmiri kabab is prepared with a mix of spices mostly pungent. These include red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, black Graphic cardamom, cinnamon, cumin powder, and yellow mustard seeds.
It is then mixed with yogurt and some milk. This kabab is then cooked in a brick oven or on a charcoal grill. Once cooked, it is then fried again in hot oil or butter.
The Saffron and red chili powder give this delicious recipe its unique flavor. They add more flavors to the kabab.
Coriander powder and turmeric powder are also used in abundance in this recipe. They give the kabab a spicy taste, which is the trademark of any Saffron flavoring.
Kashmiri kababs are best eaten with plain yogurt. They are also best served with steamed green peas.
However, it is believed that the dish is tastier if it is served with chicken or beef. When kababs are eaten with rice, it is believed that it will have a health benefit.
Hence, it is considered a healthy recipe too.
The ingredients and the cooking method are almost the same for kababs. The ingredients also include yogurt and chicken.
The kabab is wrapped in a flatbread pan or on a plate. It is then quickly made into little casserole dishes or rolls so that it can be served as a starter dish on any occasion.
Sometimes, small kababs are also made to make it easier to transport. You will be delighted at the healthy and sumptuous meal that you have ordered when you try out this famous recipe of Kashmiri kebab and curry.