Ingredients with Measurements:
- 500 grams mutton
- 2 tablespoons red chili powder
- 1 tablespoon coriander powder
- 1 tablespoon cumin powder
- 1 tablespoon ginger paste
- 1 tablespoon garlic paste
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon ghee
- Salt to taste
- Wooden skewers
Special Equipment Needed:
- Grill or oven
1. Cut the mutton into small pieces and marinate it with red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, ginger paste, garlic paste, lemon juice, ghee, and salt.
2. Cover the marinated mutton and refrigerate it for at least 2 hours.
3. Soak the wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes.
4. Preheat the grill or oven to 350°F.
5. Thread the marinated mutton onto the wooden skewers.
6. Grill or bake the kebabs for 10-12 minutes or until cooked through, turning occasionally.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Marination time: 2 hours
Cooking time: 10-12 minutes
Grill or oven temperature: 350°F
This recipe makes 4 servings.
Calories per serving: 300
Substitutions for ingredients:
- Lamb can be used instead of mutton.
- Butter can be used instead of ghee.
- Add chopped onions and bell peppers to the skewers for a colorful and flavorful variation.
- Use different spices like turmeric, cardamom, and cinnamon for a different flavor profile.
Tips and Tricks:
- Make sure to soak the wooden skewers in water to prevent them from burning.
- Don't overcook the kebabs as they can become tough and dry.
- Serve with mint chutney and naan bread for a complete meal.
Leftover kebabs can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Reheat the kebabs in the oven or microwave until heated through.
Serve the kebabs on a platter with mint chutney and sliced onions.
Garnish with chopped cilantro and lemon wedges.
Serve with naan bread, rice, and a side salad.
Suggested Side Dishes:
- Cucumber Raita
- Roasted Vegetables
- Lentil Soup
- If the kebabs are too spicy, reduce the amount of red chili powder used.
- If the kebabs are too dry, marinate them for longer or brush them with oil while cooking.
Food Safety Advice:
- Make sure to cook the kebabs to an internal temperature of 145°F to ensure they are safe to eat.
- Wash your hands and all utensils thoroughly after handling raw meat.
Laal Maans Kebab is a popular dish from the state of Rajasthan in India. It is traditionally made with lamb or mutton and is known for its spicy flavor.
This dish is spicy, flavorful, and aromatic.
Serve the kebabs as an appetizer or as a main course with naan bread and rice.
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