Kabab Biryani (Kababeesh)

Kabab biryani is entirely my own recipe. I have used my culinary innovative skills to invent this recipe and believe me its mind blowing ….

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ingredients:

FOR KABAB:

  • 750 gms beef mincemeat
  • 1 tspn salt
  • Some red chilli powder
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 4 green chillies
  • 2 tbspn freshly crushed ginger
  • 1 tbspn freshly crushed garlic
  • 2 onions (medium size)
  • 1 onion sliced and fried
  • 2 tbspns gram flour/ chickpea flour
  • 1 tbspn garam masala
  • 1 tbspn cracked dry coriander
  • ½ cup oil for frying

FOR BIRYANI

  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 onion sliced and fried firm
  • 2 chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbspns yogurt
  • recipe homemade biryani masala (1 packet of market bought biryani masala)
  • ½ cup oil
  • ½ cup chopped coriander
  • 2 green chillies slitted
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • Some cumin seeds
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 big cardamom
  • 1 green cardamom
  • A piece of cinnamon
  • 1 tspn ginger paste
  • 1 tspn garlic paste
  • 1 tspn julienne ginger
  • Few curry leaves
  • A charcoal piece
  • A piece of aluminum foil
  • 3 ½ cups basmati rice
  • Water for boiling rice (1.5 – 2 litre)

Procedure:

FOR KEBABS

-Put all the vegetables, herbs and spices in the food processor and coarsely grind them.

-Add mincemeat and gram flour and mix well.

-Take this mixture out in a mixing bowl and make seekh kababs.

-Heat oil in a frying pan and fry these kababs until they are brown an firm.

-Take them out in a plate and keep aside.

FOR BIRYANI

-Now in a deep cooking pan (non – stick preferred), heat oil and fry whole garam masala. Add ginger, garlic paste and ginger juliennes and stir. Add onions and fry them until they are golden brown. Now add kebabs, tomatoes, biryani masala and yogurt. Stir once and then cook on low flame until the masala is formed.

-Now boil water and add soaked rice. Boil until the rice are ¾ % cooked.

-Strain, discard water and keep the boiled rice aside.

-Divide boiled rice and kabab rice in 3 portions.

-Meanwhile heat charcoal piece until its white and keep burning until it’s the time to use it.

-Now in a deep cooking vessel, heat some oil and add curry leaves and green chillies, when they begin to splatter add one portion of kabab masala and spread a layer of one portion of boiled rice. Repeat the process until all the portions of kabab masala and rice are done. Make sure the rice is the last layer.

-Sprinkle coriander leaves, fried onion, lemon slices and yellow food colour. Now place the aluminum foil on it and burning charcoal on the aluminum foil. Drizzle some oil on charcoal and immediately cover the pot. Remove from flame and keep it covered for 15 minutes.

-Remove charcoal and aluminum and serve.

-Serve hot with salad and raita.

Tips:

For fried onions, heat ½ cup oil and fry onion slices until they are brown and firm. Drain oil thoroughly.

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Chappal Kabab

Chappal kabab is a North Pakistani dish which is very famous all over Pakistan. This dish is full of flavors and aromas. Try this recipe as it is the best and the easiest recipe of this wonderful dish you can ever think of….

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg mincemeat Beef/ chicken/ Lamb
  • ½ kg fat (Charbi) (ground)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbspn red chilli flakes/ powder
  • 1 tbspn crushed pomegranate seed
  • 2 eggs omelette (Scrambled or chopped)
  • 2 tbspns chopped green coriander
  • 1 tbspn chopped mint
  • 1 tbspn cracked dry coriander
  • 2 onions chopped in food processor
  • 4 – 8 green chillies chopped fine
  • 1 tomato (deseeded and chopped fine)
  • 1 tbspn butter (soft)
  • 1 tspn gram flour (besan)
  • 1 tbspn garam masala
  • 1 tspn chopped
  • 1 tspn chopped garlic

FOR FRYING

  • Oil for shallow frying
  • Tomato slices
  • Some lose corn flour

Procedure:

-Combine all the ingredients given above for kabab mixture and mix well.

-Heat oil in a skillet sort of frying pan.

-Now, with wet hands take some mincemeat and press it in a way that they are 0.5 cm thick and spread all over your finger area. Dust it with some corn flour and place one tomato slice it in the middle of the kabab and press.

-Fry until it is cooked.

-Take it out in a serving dish and serve hot with Kandhari naan and mint sauce.

-Do the same with remaining mincemeat.

-Delicious homemade Chappal kababs are ready.

Tips:

-Finely chop omelette and make sure you don’t add any seasoning to this omelette.

Servings:

This will make 6 – 8 chappal kababs.

Bihari Kabab

Bihari kabab is one of the famous and delicious Pakistani dishes…. You can find this in Food Street, Lahore and many other places and believe me its so spicy and yummy that it will make your day …

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg boneless beef strips or chicken (breast strips)
  • Some olive oil to glaze the pan
  • 1 cup raw papaya paste (green papaya paste)(with skin)
  • 1 ½ cup fried onions
  • 1 tbspns ginger garlic paste
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup vinegar

SPICES

  • 2 tbspns coriander powder
  • 2 tbspns red chilli powder
  • 1 tspn paprika
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tspn red chilli flakes
  • Some carom seeds
  • 2 bay leaves (powder form preferred)
  • 1 tspn black cumin
  • 1 tspn cumin powder
  • 1 cardamom black (crushed)
  • 1 green cardamom (crushed)
  • ½ tspn garam masala

FOR GARNISHING

  • 2 green chillies sliced
  • Some coriander chopped

Procedure:

-In a mixing bowl mix all the ingredients except oil, green chilllies and coriander and keep it aside (refrigerator) for 20 hours. (mix good with your hands)

-If you don’t have a BBQ grill at home, line a pan with aluminum foil and grease the foil with some olive oil. Put the marinated mixture in it and bake in preheated oven (160 degrees Celsius) for approximately 90 minutes.

-If you have BBQ grill at home, thread the meat on the skewers and cook on very low heat until they are done.

-Take your dish out on a plate and serve hot with garlic nan or tandoori roti.