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Chane ka Kabab

You can cheat your friends with Chane ka Kabab. It tastes just like mutton shami kabab. Vegetarians also can enjoy it without any qualms.

Ingredients

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Soaked  Chana  2 cups                             Onions  2 medium
Garlic           4  cloves                                  Ginger      1/2 inch
Jeera             1 tea spoon                            Dhania powder    1 tea spoon
Red Chili powder      1/2 tea spoon         Black pepper   8-10 grains
Garam Masala whole    1 tea spoon         Resins
Pudina leaves                                                 Green chillis
Cooking Oil                                                     Salt

Please adjust the ingredients according to taste.  

Preparation

  • Put the Chana, onions, ginger, garlic, jeera, Dhania powder, garam masala whole and  salt in a pressure cooker.
  • Add 2 cups of water.
  • Boil till the chana becomes soft.
  • Remove from fire and allow it to cool.
  • Open the lid and check water. If any water is left, put it on fire and dry the water.
  • Cool the chana and grind it fine.
  • Mix chopped green chillis and  pudina leaves.
  • Take some dough and make round cups.
  • Put one or two resins and make round balls.
  • Flatten the balls and shallow fry on a tawa or frying pan on medium fire.

Make sure that the dough is not very hard. Otherwise the kababs will turn out hard. The finished kababs should be soft.

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The kabas are ready. Garnish and serve. It goes fabulously well with dhania chutney or tomato ketchup. It can be eaten both as a snack or with rotis, puris and  parathas.

If you put more water and do not dry it after boiling, the broth  makes excellent and very healthy soup.

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