Recipe by: Pia Leone
Prep 10 m
Cook 30 m
Ready In 40 m
Chicken kebab recipe – Soft, juicy and delicious yogurt marinated chicken kabab. Any piece of food, mostly meat that is grilled over charcoal fire is called kabab or kebab. Shami kababs, seekh kababs, galouti kabab, reshmi kababs, doner kebab are some of the most popular ones. I am sharing a simple chicken kebab recipe which i make at home sometimes for a weekend snack or meal.
250 grams boneless chicken cubes
2 to 3 tbsp thick curd/ greek yogurt/ hung curd
2 tbsp oil (olive oil or sesame oil)
salt as needed
1 ½ tbsp lemon juice
¾ tsp garam masala or a mix of ground cumin, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, pepper, coriander
1 to 1½ tsp ginger garlic paste
¾ to 1 tsp red chilli powder or paprika
1 medium onion cubed and layers separated
Wash chicken and drain water completely.
Mix all the ingredients and marinate.
Cover and refrigerate for over night or at least 4 hours.
Line the chicken and onions alternately on the skewers.
Preheat the oven to 240 C for minimum 15 to 20 mins.
Place them in a tray and grill for 15 mins.
After 15 mins, Flip them and grill for another 15 mins. The last 5 mins, move the tray to the top rack.
Serve hot with mint raita or chutney.