Kalmi Kebab

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    35 Mins
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About Recipe

Kalmi Kebab is a delicious kebab from the Mughlai cuisine, marinated with spices and yoghurt. Serve this delicious party starter along with Dahi Pudina Chutney.

 popular non-vegetarian appetizer from the Mughlai cuisine, Kalmi Kebab uses the leg piece or the chicken drumstick.

Coated in rich and flavoursome marinade, the spices give it a depth of flavour, while the yogurt keeps them succulent and juicy. The kalmi kababs get a distinctive nutty aroma from the addition of cashews. The flavours are rather mild yet the kebabs taste delicious.

Serve Kalmi Kebab as a party starter along with Pickled Onions and Dahi Pudina Chutney. You can also make it as a side dish with your simple meal of Lahsuni Dal and Steamed Rice.


  1. Take yogurt in a bowl. Add ginger garlic paste, lemon juice, turmeric powder with cashew nut powder and mix it well.
  2. Add cardamom powder, crushed peppercorns, caraway seeds and cream and mix well with the above paste.
  3. Afterwards take chicken coat it well, place in refrigerator to marinate for 24 hours.
  4. Heat oil in a pan. Take chicken, place on it and fry till turns golden in colour. Flip and cook other side too for at least 10-12 minutes.
  5. Lastly, serve hot with mint chutney, pickled onions and side salad.


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