Chelo Kebab | How to make Chelo Kebab

By Poulomi Ghosh  |  4th Apr 2017  |  
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About Chelo Kebab Recipe

This is the national dish of Iran. In this platter you will be having chicken seekh kebab, mutton kebab, butter rice, roasted tomato, onion & 1 egg poached. Today I’m going to make this on tawa. This dish contains 3 valuable steps: 1. Marinating 2. Cooking and 3. Assembling.

Chelo Kebab, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Chelo Kebab by Poulomi Ghosh will definitely help you in its preparation. The Chelo Kebab can be prepared within 1440 minutes. The time taken for cooking Chelo Kebab is 60 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 2 people. The recipe details out how to make Chelo Kebab step by step. The detailed explanation makes Chelo Kebab so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Chelo Kebab can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Chelo Kebab from BetterButter.

Chelo Kebab

Ingredients to make Chelo Kebab

  • Cooked Basmati rice- for 4 plate (2 cup)
  • butter- 50 gm
  • cardamom - 2
  • pepper powder- 1 tbsp
  • salt- as per taste
  • egg- 1 for each plate
  • tomato- half for each
  • onion- full 1 for each plate.
  • chicken boneless cube (without fat) -250 gm
  • Mutton paste (without fat)- 200 gm
  • ginger-Garlic paste- 3 tbsp(1.5+1.5)
  • Hung curd- 200 gm
  • lemon juice- 4 tbsp (2+2)
  • coriander powder-2 tsp(1+1)
  • cumin powder- 2 tsp(1+1)
  • Red chili powder-2 tsp(1+1)
  • turmeric powder – 2 tsp(1+1)
  • Garam mashala powder- 3 tsp (2+1)
  • onion (finely chopped) - 3 tbsp (mutton kabab)
  • Raw papaya paste- 2 tbsp (For tendering mutton)
  • Roasted gram flour- 3 tbsp (For binding of mutton kabab)
  • Sugar- 4 tsp(2tbsp for rice+1 for chicken+ 1 for mutton)
  • Crushed kasuri Methi- 1tsp (For chicken kabab)
  • Oil- 4 tbsp or more if required (for roasting chicken kabab)
  • onion (cube)- 12 pieces (For chicken kabab)
  • Capsicum- 12 pieces (For chicken kabab)

How to make Chelo Kebab

  1. Take a large container, add chicken cube & marinate them with lemon juice & salt. Rest it for 30 min. Then squeezes all the water from the chicken.
  2. Now add hung curd, sugar 1 tsp, kasuri methi (crushed) 1tsp, 1tsp each all the powder spices (cumin, coriander, red chili, turmeric, garam masala powder) & 1 cube of butter
  3. Mix them nicely & place it in the refrigerator for overnight.
  4. On the other side take mutton paste & mix it with raw papaya paste, salt, sugar 1tsp,1 cube of butter, 1tsp each all the powder spices (cumin, coriander, red chili, turmeric, garam masala powder) & roasted gram flour.
  5. Place that in the refrigerator for at least 30 min.
  6. Now take a skewers (metal or bamboo) and a bowl of water to keep your plum wet.
  7. Now take, a medium portion of mutton mixture & lightly wrap it, around the skewers, gently squeeze into long shape.
  8. Now take a tawa, keep in on medium flame & add 2 tbsp of oil & 1 cube of butter.
  9. After a min add the mutton kebabs and fry it. Keep brushing them with butter.
  10. On the other side, thread chicken, onion & capsicum on the skewers, divide equally.
  11. Add 2 tbsp of oil on the tawa, grill the chicken skewers & keep brushing them with butter. Each side will take 3 min.
  12. Now roast the tomatos.
  13. Now add a large cube of butter & cardamom, then sauté the cooked rice, along with some salt, pepper powder & sugar.
  14. Now the last step of cooking, poach 2 eggs.
  15. On a serving plate, add butter rice spread it lightly, place two types of kebab, on each side. Add poached egg on the top of the rice, & add roasted tomato and onion also. Lastly add a cube of butter on the top of the rice & enjoy.

My Tip:

Here i'm using some sauteed vegetables (carrot, capsicum) in the butter rice.

Reviews for Chelo Kebab (1)

Manvi Chauhan2 years ago

Looks super amazing!

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