Monday, August 19, 2013

Daal ki Seekh

BM # 31   Week 3   Day 3
Seekhs are very popular in Mughlai Cuisine.Normally these are made with minced meat. These are made on skewers and either roasted or grilled.I have made a variety of these kebabs in the previous marathons , but this daal ke seekh it is something that I relished while I was in Delhi .It tasted absolutely wonderful, full of flavors, I could have had .....I don't know how many.

Any way coming to my theme of meat less recipes here is a seekh kebab, which has been made with daal instead of meat. The seekh had wonderful flavors and accompanied with onion chutney it is actually a treat by itself.

For the seekh
1 cup Bengal gram
2 potatoes, boiled,mashed
1/4 cup bread crumbs
1 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp fennel seeds
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp garlic paste
2 green chilly , chopped
1/2 tsp red chilly powder
1 tsp channa masala
Juice of half lemon
Coriander leaves
Soak the Bengal gram for an hour and boil.
Each grain should be separate.
Mixing all the ingredients and shape them into long rolls, inserting a ice-cream stick in each roll.
Deep fry to a golden brown.

Onion tamarind chutney
1 large onion
5-6 green chillies
Tamarind paste as per taste
2 tbsp coriander leaves
Salt to taste
Blend all ingredients to a coarse paste.

One can make this into a complete meal by adding a paratha with these seekhs.

Here are some of the kebabs you might be interested in...

This post also is for the Weekend Cooking, where Valli and Champa join me every Monday.

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  1. the vegetarian version of seekh kabab tastes equally good on occassions where I have eaten them, but for now, this post of yours reminds me of that beautiful barbeque night we had when we visited your home, i can smell, taste and actually see those events vividly even now :), i want to make vegetarian seekh kababs for my husband for a long time now, i like this compact seekhs on icecream sticks, will be easier to manage

  2. These Seekh Kababs look so crisp and scrumptious..

  3. Dal ki seekh sounds inviting ! Bookmarked..

  4. Very crispy,healthy and appealing seekh kabab, i fond always for seekh kabab and am in love with ur daal version.

  5. Vaishali, OMG those kebabs look tooooo goooood. I wish I can have at least 1 right away.. too tempting.. Lovely clicks..

  6. Wow that looks utterly superb Vaishali..and kids would love to dig in, of course not just them!..what a pleasing dish..

  7. Wow!!!these kababs look super delicious and tempting,perfectly made.Mouth watering recipe..

  8. Yummy kebabs... Deliciously made..

  9. Love the the chana dal peeking!

  10. Bookmarked Mam!!!awesome..drooling over the pic

  11. I should use this recipe in my kitchen. This dish is so yummy