Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Safed chole (Chickpea) ke Kebab

Kebabs are originally from Persia, a non-vegetarian dish, but nowadays it can be made into various vegetarians variations. Lot many vegetables, cereals, pulses can be used to make this great appetizer. Today I am posting one of the simplest kebab recipe, made up of safed chole. You can make this whenever you have boiled chickpeas in refrigerator or you can especially boil them too.
Safed Chole ke Kebab

1Cup Boiled Chickpeas (Safed Chole)
2 Boiled Potatoes
2 Slices of Bread Crumbs
2 Green Chilies
1tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
1tsp Garam Masala
1tsp Cumin Powder
1tbsp Coriander Powder
Salt to taste
1tsp Mango Powder (Amchur)
Fresh Coriander
Oil or ghee to Shallow Fry
Note: You must use non-stick pan, to fry the kebabs as it absorbs less oil.

  • If you do not have soaked chickpeas in your refrigerator, then soak them overnight.
  • Boil them in 3 cups of water with salt. 
  • When boiled remove from water. keep it aside so that it cools down.
  • Boil potatoes. remove from water, keep it aside so that it cools down.
  • Now, take a bowl add in boiled chickpeas, mash them well.
  • Now add in potatoes.Mix them and mash them well.
  • Add in bread crumbs + green chilies + ginger + salt + mango powder + garam masala powder + cumin powder + coriander powder. Add in fresh coriander leaves.
  • Mix them well. 
  • Divide the mixture into equal balls. Give them a flat patty type shape.
  • Heat oil or ghee in a pan, shallow fry them on medium heat on both the sides.
  • Remove on oil absorbent paper.
  • Serve hot with green chutney and onions.

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